Fifth Wheel and Gooseneck Attachment Performance Up to 13608/kg (30000/lb) Trailer Weight
This document establishes minimum performance criteria and definition of terms for the towing interface between a towing vehicle and fifth wheel or gooseneck trailer at or below 13608 kg (30000 pounds) gross trailer weight. This establishes criteria for the hitch, tow vehicle attachment structure, trailer attachment structure, and coupler.
Rationale: This document is intended as a recommended practice for manufacturers of fifth wheel and/or gooseneck trailers at or below 13608 kg (30000 pounds) gross trailer weight and of tow vehicles and components necessary to tow these trailers. This document may be used as a guide to formulate regulations
Also known as: SAE J 2638
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