Shock Absorbers


Roadlink International is pleased to announce that the addidtion of the famous AL-KO shock absorber range to its portfolio of OE brake and suspension components. 

The Spanish shock absorber manufacturer AL-KO Record is part of the German AL-KO Kober Group and has been manufacturing high quality components for the automotive, commercial and leisure industries since 1931. As the European leader in the manufacture of original equipment trailer shock absorbers, AL-KO is quality approved and specified by some of the most demanding world-class OEMs, such as Schmitz, Weweler, SAF Holland, Iveco and Renault.  Producing more than 3500 units a day, with accreditations including ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO TS16949, strict process controls and full traceability down to component level provide a solution that can be trusted for OE and aftermarket replacement alike. 


With massive stocks covering thousands of applications, Roadlink International is the UK and Ireland's leading distributor of Koni truck, trailer and bus shock absorbers.

Koni shock absorbers are fitted as original equipment by many of the world's leading truck & bus assemblers, who depend on their superior technology, high quality and long life. Roadlink’s extensive Koni range includes shock absorbers, steering dampers and cab suspension units, providing advanced damping solutions for all types of operation.

Instantly recognisable the world over by the uniquely shaped, weight saving and durable plastic outer dust cover, AL-KO shock absorbers have some key features which will provide you with the following:- 

  • Very sturdy and virtually unbreakable construction
  • Special sealing system which minimises the chance of oil leaks and therefore greatly extends service life of the shock absorber
  • The internal pistons include PTFE piston rings which help maintain the force consistency of the oil
  • Unique in-house manufactured valves help to eliminate noise caused by the internal passage of the oil through the shock absorber
  • A unique AL-KO high performance shock absorber oil is the result of long term laboratory testing which copes with great changes in temperature and density
  • The quality is proven by Roadlink being able to offer customers in the UK & Ireland a 3 year warranty for AL-KO shock absorbers

By adding AL-KO to our already extensive range, we’ve dramatically increased our comprehensive shock absorber offering to our customers who will benefit from a much wider choice, greater availability, competitive pricing and a unique 3 year warranty. With references from AL-KO’s CV range available to cross refer on TecDoc, and of course on the new Roadlink online catalogue, finding the part you need couldn’t be easier!