Automotive Air Brake Line Couplers (Gladhands)(STABILIZED Nov 2019)
This SAE Recommended Practice is intended to provide design, interchangeable dimensions, testing procedures, performance requirements, and minimum identification for gladhand-type air line couplers used to connect the brake systems of trucks, truck-tractors, trailers, and dollies when these vehicles are joined to operate as a combination unit.
This technical report has been revised to include the option of performing corrosion testing using the alternate approach detailed in the comprehensive SAE J2721 Recommended Practice. Other minor corrections and clarifications have been made as identified.
Also known as: SAE J 318
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