VB Airsuspension

What is air suspension?

Placed on 10/10/2017

Air suspension is the general term used to describe suspension systems that (partially) run on air. However, it is important to note that there are two completely different types of air suspension available: semi air suspension and full air suspension.

Semi air suspension creates more spring travel
The name 'semi air suspension' says it all: this type of suspension supports the existing suspension on the vehicle. Semi air suspension is often used on vehicles that regularly carry heavy loads. An air spring is fitted between the chassis and the rear axle, which raises the ride height of the vehicle and generates greater spring travel. The semi air suspension therefore helps to increase the level of comfort and stability when travelling in your vehicle.

Other advantages of semi air suspension:

  • Relatively inexpensive to buy
  • 'Plug-and-play' system allows for quick installation
  • The body, equipment and load remain protected against damage
  • Heavy loads are no longer noticeable from the outside

We offer three types of semi air suspension system. You can find more information about these systems here.

Full air suspension – the best solution for suspension problems
Full air suspension is a fully automatic (adjustable) solution for suspension problems. The conventional suspension system is completely replaced by a full air suspension system that filters out unevenness in the road surface, thereby increasing ride comfort. Our full air suspension also reduces crosswind sensitivity, helping to make your vehicle safer.

A full air suspension system includes air springs, height sensors, a compressor and an electronic control unit. Our full air suspension systems are supplied with a sophisticated remote control that can be used to easily operate all functions of the suspension system.

Below is a list of the benefits offered by a full air suspension system:

  • Constant ride height
  • Increased comfort
  • Optimum driveability
  • Increased stability
  • Comfortable ride for passengers and/or goods
  • Kneeling function for convenient loading and unloading of goods
  • Less wear on tyres/brakes
  • More environmentally friendly, reduced CO2 emissions

We also offer different types of full air suspension, for example the VB-FullAir 2C kit (only on the rear axle of the vehicle) or the VB-FullAir 4C kit (on both the front and rear axle). 

Victor Benno