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    Heavy road vehicles - Mechanical coupling between articulated vehicle combinations Design criteria and selection requirements for fifth wheel, kingpin and associated equipment

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  11-07-2003

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Provides the attachment design forces for fifth wheel assembly and equations to determine the required D-value of components for various combinations and applies to fifth wheel assemblies used with 50 mm, 75 mm and 90 mm kingpins and associated equipment, used in heavy road vehicles, B-doubles and road trains, in normal use on both sealed and unsealed roads.

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    This Standard sets out the attachment design forces for fifth wheel assembly and equations to determine the required D-value of components for various combinations. This Standard applies to fifth wheel assemblies used with 50 mm, 75 mm and 90 mm kingpins, and associated equipment for articulated vehicle combination, used in heavy road vehicles, B-doubles and road trains, in normal use on both sealed and unsealed roads.

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    Committee ME-053
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Pending Revision indicates that as a result of the Aged Standards review process, the document needs updating. If no project proposal, meeting the quality criteria, is received within the 12 month timeframe, the document shall be withdrawn.
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as part of AS D14-1968.
    AS D15 first published 1968.
    AS 1771 first published 1975.
    AS 1772 first published 1975.
    AS 1773 first published 1975.
    AS D14-1968 revised and redesignated as AS 2175.1-1978.
    AS D15-1968 revised and redesignated as AS 2175.2-1978.
    Second edition AS 1771-1987.
    AS 1772-1975 and AS 1773-1975 revised, amalgamated and redesignated as AS 1773-1990.
    AS 2175.1-1978 and AS 2175.2-1978 revised, amalgamated and redesignated as AS 2175-1990.
    AS 4235 first published 1994.
    Second edition AS 2175-1995.
    Third edition AS 1773-1996.
    Third edition AS 1771-1996.
    AS 1771-1996, AS 1773-1996, AS 2175-1995 and AS 4235-1994 jointly revised, amalgamated and redesignated in part as AS 4968.1:2003. Originated as part of AS D14-1968, AS D15-1968, AS 1771-1975, AS 1772-1975, AS 1773-1975, and AS 4235-1994. Previous editions AS 1771-1996, AS 1773-1996, AS 2175-1995, and AS 4235-1994. AS 1771-1996, AS 1773-1996, AS 2175-1995, and AS 4235-1994 jointly revised, amalgamated and redesignated in part as AS/NZS 4968.1:2003.

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    BS ISO 18868 : 2013 COMMERCIAL ROAD VEHICLES - COUPLING EQUIPMENT BETWEEN VEHICLES IN MULTIPLE VEHICLE COMBINATIONS - STRENGTH REQUIREMENTS
    11/30210887 DC : 0 BS ISO 12357-3 - COMMERCIAL ROAD VEHICLES - DRAWBAR COUPLINGS AND EYES FOR RIGID DRAWBARS - PART 3: STRENGTH REQUIREMENTS FOR MULTIPLE VEHICLES
    AS 2706-1984 Numerical values - Rounding and interpretation of limiting values
    AS/NZS 4968.2:2003 Heavy road vehicles - Mechanical coupling between articulated vehicle combinations Testing and installation of fifth wheel and associated equipment
    AS/NZS 4968.3:2003 Heavy-road vehicles - Mechanical coupling between articulated vehicle combinations Kingpins and associated equipment
    ISO 18868:2013 Commercial road vehicles Coupling equipment between vehicles in multiple vehicle combinations Strength requirements

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS/NZS 4968.3:2003 Heavy-road vehicles - Mechanical coupling between articulated vehicle combinations Kingpins and associated equipment
    AS 2174.1-2006 Heavy road vehicles - Mechanical coupling between prime movers and semitrailers - Interchangeability requirements Non-dedicated vehicle combinations
    AS/NZS 4968.3:2011 Heavy road vehicles - Mechanical coupling between articulated vehicle combinations Kingpins and associated equipment
    AS 2174.2-2006 Heavy road vehicles - Mechanical coupling between prime movers and semitrailers - Interchangeability requirements Dedicated vehicle combinations
    AS/NZS 4968.2:2003 Heavy road vehicles - Mechanical coupling between articulated vehicle combinations Testing and installation of fifth wheel and associated equipment
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