1976-02-01

Caliper Disc Brakes Tow Vehicle/Trailer Combination Systems Evaluation 760639

Trailer braking requirements are rapidly changing due to new vehicle design concepts and Federal, State and International Regulations and Standards enacted and being proposed. Also, SAE and Industry Standards and Procedures, present and proposed, are concentrating more on trailer braking requirements.
This paper discusses in general the design evaluation and types of control systems for use with Hydraulic Caliper Disc Brakes. These systems properly applied to the various kinds of trailers listed will aid in meeting individual, and combined vehicle requirements.

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