Dana debuts new lighter-weight axles for construction

Updated Mar 14, 2018

Dana Spicer S172 Series Single Drive Axle And Spicer D172 Series Heavy Duty Tandem Axle

Dana this week introduced the Spicer S172 series single drive axle and Spicer D172 series heavy-duty tandem axle, each weighing 60 pounds less than their S170 and D170 predecessors.

The Spicer S172 axle has a rear ratio range from 3.07 to 6.14 and is suited for 4×2, 6×2, and 8×2 applications up to 25,000 pounds GAWR. The high-strength pinion bearings allow for greater lifespan under heavy loads, improving durability and overall performance.

The Spicer D172 tandem axle is suited for construction, heavy-haul and severe-service applications.

Both axles feature High-Power Density AdvanTEK gearing to maximize strength and reduce weight. In addition, both use a passive lube management system requires less lube while utilizing a patented meter to optimize the amount of lube flow to the high-efficiency bearings.

The axles will be available beginning in the second quarter of 2018.