Components

Wheel-end adjustment product from STEMCO

12-15-16-stemcoSTEMCO has released its Zip-Torq single-piece axle fastener.

STEMCO says Zip-Torq simplifies and streamlines the wheel end bearing adjustment with its single-piece, unitized design. The Zip-Torq eliminates special tooling and loose components like clips, keepers, snap rings or screws.

STEMCO adds that the patented  Zip-Torq heavy-duty self-locking mechanism also delivers increased simplicity and safety by preventing inadvertent back-off. Consistent locking force is maintained by the high-strength wave spring, further eliminating unwanted back-off, the company says.

“Zip-Torq is the natural result of our safety culture and decades of progress developing wheel end systems,” says Chip Stuhr, director of STEMCO Wheel End products. “The STEMCO Pro-Torq nut revolutionized the way a wheel end was adjusted and set, and Zip-Torq is the next step in our mission of Making the Roadways Safer.”

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