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.
Status: PublishedPublication date: 2021-01
Edition: 2Number of pages: 29
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 22/SC 40 Specific aspects for light and heavy commercial vehicles, busses and trailers
- ICS :
- 43.040.70 Couplings
This standard contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goal:
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ISO 13044-2:2021Stage: 60.60
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