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  • AS 1773-1996

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    Articulated vehicles - Fifth wheel assemblies

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    Superseded date:  30-06-2017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 the minimal requirement for fifth wheel assemblies suitable for 50 mm and 90 mm kingpins for articulated vehicles, including B-doubles and road trains.

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    This Standard specifies minimum requirements for fifth wheel assemblies suitable for 50 mm and 90 mm kingpins for articulated vehicles including B-doubles and road trains in normal use on both sealed and unsealed roads. The requirements cover dimensional standards for interchangeability, strength testing and rating.NOTES:1 Additional components not specified or supplied by the fifth wheel manufacturer for a typical installation but necessary for a specific installation (e.g. attachment brackets) are not covered by this Standard.2 Requirements for the installation of fifth wheel assemblies on prime movers are given in AS 1771.3 Guidance on the selection of fifth wheel assemblies is given in Appendix A.4 Criteria for 50 mm and 90 mm kingpins are specified in AS 2175.5 Design criteria for trailer skid plates are specified in AS 4235.

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    Committee ME-053
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    Under Revision see DR 01270-01272 First published in part as AS 1773-1975.AS 1772 first published 1975.AS 1772-1975 and AS 1773-1975 revised and amalgamated as AS 1773-1990.Third edition 1996. First published in part as AS 1773-1975. AS 1772 first published 1975. AS 1772-1975 and AS 1773-1975 revised and amalgamated as AS 1773-1990. Third edition 1996.

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    AS 2175-1995 Articulated vehicles - Kingpins
    AS 4235-1994 Articulated vehicles - Design criteria for fifth wheel skid plates
    AS 1771-1996 Installation of fifth wheel assemblies
    SAE AIR 5271 : 2009 A GUIDELINE FOR APPLICATION OF HIGH-DENSITY FIBER OPTIC INTERCONNECTS TO AEROSPACE PLATFORMS
    SAE J 2638 : 2017 FIFTH WHEEL AND GOOSENECK ATTACHMENT PERFORMANCE UP TO 13608/KG (30000/LB) TRAILER WEIGHT

    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 1771-1996 Installation of 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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