Dana Corporation’s New 37RM116 Drive Axle Offers Enhanced Reliability, Greater Capacity for Underground Mining Applications

Apr 23, 2007

MUNICH, Germany, April 23, 2007 – Dana Corporation announced today the availability of its Spicer® 37RM116 Hercules™ drive axle. Engineered specifically for heavy duty off-road mining applications, the Spicer® 37RM116 Hercules™ axle features a rigid 3-piece, load-supporting design with a differential carrier, housing arm, planetary wheel-end, and outboard wheel-speed Posi-Stop™ brakes. Extra high-capacity wheel-end bearings and heavy section modular structural components accommodate a wide range of vehicle weights, tracks, tires, and chain combinations.

“The new 37RM116 Hercules™ axle was designed to address the demanding performance requirements of underground mining vehicles,