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  • AS 1771-1996

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    Installation of fifth wheel assemblies

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

    Superseded date:  30-06-2017

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1996

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies performance requirements and recommendations for the installation of fifth wheel assemblies.

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    This Standard sets out performance requirements and recommendations for the installation of fifth wheel assemblies. Alternative designs and methods of assembly which do not comply with a specific requirement of this Standard or are not mentioned in it, but which give at least equivalent results are not prohibited. This Standard applies to fifth wheel assemblies used with both 50 mm and 90 mm kingpins (referred to in AS 2175) forsemitrailers used in articulated 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
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Under Revision see DR 01270-01272 First published as AS 1771-1975.Second edition 1987.Third edition 1996. First published as AS 1771-1975. Second edition 1987. Third edition 1996.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 1110-1984 ISO metric hexagon precision bolts and screws
    AS 4235-1994 Articulated vehicles - Design criteria for fifth wheel skid plates
    AS 2174.1-1994 Articulated vehicles - Mechanical coupling between prime movers and semitrailers - Interchangeability requirements Non-dedicated vehicle combinations
    AS 1773-1996 Articulated vehicles - Fifth wheel assemblies
    AS 2174.2-1994 Articulated vehicles - Mechanical coupling between prime movers and semitrailers - Interchangeability requirements Dedicated vehicle combinations
    AS 2175-1995 Articulated vehicles - Kingpins

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

    AS 2174.1-1994 Articulated vehicles - Mechanical coupling between prime movers and semitrailers - Interchangeability requirements Non-dedicated vehicle combinations
    AS 4235-1994 Articulated vehicles - Design criteria for fifth wheel skid plates
    AS 2175-1995 Articulated vehicles - Kingpins
    AS 1773-1996 Articulated vehicles - Fifth wheel assemblies
    AS 2174.2-1994 Articulated vehicles - Mechanical coupling between prime movers and semitrailers - Interchangeability requirements Dedicated vehicle combinations
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