Information on technology

Our aim is to continue to make advances to keep you on the cutting edge of technology. Learn more about our braking systems, wheelbase adjustment and surface coating.

Cross-over table part numbers Daimler - JOST

Please find below the actual cross-over table regarding the new JOST part numbers, which will replace the current Daimler numbers.

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Cross-over Table part numbers Daimler – JOST 04/2016

Information regarding the connection of brake chambers at DCA Steermaster Axles

For the DCA Steermaster it is advised to use the side port to assist the un-restricted steering function of the axle. For more information please refer to the document below.

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Information on brake chamber connection at steering axles 02/2016

Changes of type plate and brake test reports

Due to the change of several homologation relevant parameters (e.g. ownership change of brake pad manufacturer and the transition of the Mercedes-Benz TrailerAxleSystems brand to JOST) the exist-ing brake test reports need to be modified.

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Changes of type plate and brake test reports 07/2015

Changes due to ECE-R13 – braking systems

The regulations for braking system type approval have been changed. Supplement 2 to amendment series 11 of ECE-R13 requires a brake certificate update. Existing ECE and EEC certificates may now only be used for a limited time. Further information about the changes is available for download.

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Changes due to ECE-R13 - braking systems 01/2012

Dynamic wheelbase adjustment

In this area you can learn more about dynamic wheelbase adjustment systems for commercial vehicle semitrailers with rigid multiple axle assemblies.
This information is available for download.

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Dynamic wheelbase adjustment 02/2011

Chrom-free surface coating/New wheel bold head shape

We have switched to a chrome(VI)-free surface coating for our bolted connections on axles and have also introduced an oval head shape for the wheel bolts on Mercedes-Benz trailer axles. Further information is available for download in this area.

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Chrome-free surface coating 01/2011