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This document specifies the mechanical, electrical/electronic and pneumatic characteristics of a fully automated fifth wheel coupling system to ensure interchangeability between a towing vehicle and a coupled semi-trailer(s) with 24 V nominal supply voltage. The two vehicles together constitute an articulated vehicle or are part of a vehicle combination.

This document also supports the step-by-step introduction of fully automated fifth wheel coupling systems in the market. It specifies features necessary for mixed mode operation, i.e. the combination of a fully automated coupling system (FACS) equipped towing vehicle with a conventional semi-trailer, and vice versa, the combination of a conventional towing vehicle with a FACS-equipped semi-trailer.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2021-01
  • Edition : 2
    Number of pages : 29
  • :
    ISO/TC 22/SC 40
    Specific aspects for light and heavy commercial vehicles, busses and trailers
  • 43.040.70
    Couplings

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