wired OBM solution

A Wired OBM Solution

While many operators are using Smart OBM which uses some form of wireless connection to report mass on line, there is also a wired OBM solution system available, via electronic braking systems, or EBS.
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Diagnostic Solution Specifically for the Aftermarket

Diagnostic Solution Specifically for the Aftermarket

In 2022, Knorr Bremse acquired a controlling interest in the Spanish company, Cojali, which has developed the world leading multi-brand remote diagnostics system, Jaltest, a diagnostic solution specifically for the aftermarket.. The Jaltest system is already available here in Australia.
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A Lot More to Come in the Future

A Lot More to Come in the Future

The development of safety systems in future trucks has to be specifically designed for highly automated driving and there is going to be a lot more to come in the future, according to Stefan Pahl, Director Application Engineering and Technical Sales Knorr Bremse. Systems will be a lot more precise and, and what we then also need is a certain level of redundancy of certain mission critical systems.
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Sophistication Needed in the Decades to Come

Sophistication Needed in the Decades to Come

The highly sophisticated technology we fit on our trucks and trailers today has come a long way in the last twenty years, but with the need for ever more efficient and safe road transport, there is much further to go, when it comes to the level of sophistication needed in the decades to come.
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look into the technology crystal ball

Look Into the Technology Crystal Ball

PowerTorque sat down for a chat with Stefan Pahl, Director Application Engineering and Technical Sales at Knorr Bremse, to talk about future developments and look into the technology crystal ball for the trucking industry.
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post flooding maintenance tips

Post Flooding Maintenance Tips

If a heavy vehicle gets trapped in deep floodwater, a detailed and comprehensive maintenance program is required before it can be returned to service, here are some post flooding maintenance tips.
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‘heat guns’ boost workshop efficiency

‘Heat Guns’ Boost Workshop Efficiency 

The wider availability and increasing affordability of non-contact, infra-red (IR) heat measurement technology, means ‘heat guns’ boost workshop efficiency by helping technicians diagnose braking faults more quickly, and often without the need for brake tear downs. Read More
effective data recorders

Effective Data Recorders

Another useful tool available with EBS is the data logging capability, all of the three major EBS manufacturers have effective data recorders, which can be a useful tool for fleets in managing trucks and drivers. This enables the truck owner to get even more value out of fitting EBS in trucks and trailers.
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