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Air Brake Systems on show

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									                                show report-part 2

   Air Brake Systems on show                                                                                                          The SmartBoard features simple
                                                                                                                                      operation and menu guidance using an
                                                                                                                                                                                    the vehicle’s level while it is being loaded
                                                                                                                                                                                    or unloaded, storage of two different
                                                                                                                                      easy to read graphic display operated by      loading ramp levels and an automatic
                                                                                                                                      only three buttons. The display shows         stop function. Other benefits include
   Air Brake Systems debuted their new Wabco Trailer Electronic Braking                                                               optical warnings for safety related           increased comfort and protection of the
   System E Generation at the ITTE Show. This new generation in braking                                                               functions, such as trailer overload and       vehicle’s load.
                                                                                                                                      low tyre pressure, and user defined           Air Brake Systems also displayed their
   features simpler installation and improved efficiency for greater savings and                                                      preferences for fast access to whatever       integrated vehicle tyre pressure monitor
   more safety – and was just part of Air Brake Systems’ impressive stand.                                                            the operator requires – such as               (IVTM) system that continually monitors
                                                                                                                                      suspension lifting and lowering.              a trailer’s tyre pressure every few            their new aluminium air tanks. “These
                                                                                                                                      The device is powered by an internal          seconds. The IVTM works by attaching           tanks are cost effective and light weight
Building on the success of the previous      The Integrated Vehicle                      providing extra information about vehicle    battery that can be operated without          a wheel module to each tyre, which             and, as a result, we are finding many
model Wabco D system, the new Wabco                                                      handling and trailer status. Events such     using the power supply from the truck,        uses a pressure sensor to measure the          trailer builders are loving them,” says
E Generation benefits from optimum           Tyre Pressure Monitor                       as warning lamp activation, lining wear      on top of which the main functions are        tyre pressure. Data is transmitted to the      Glenn.
position of the pneumatic and electrical     system permanently                          information, under-run from tyre pressure    accessible from just a single click.          ECU via high frequency radio signals,          “We had a good time at the show and
connections. The connections now                                                         and open door events can all be reported                                                   identifying issues such as slow leaks and      caught up with a lot of our customers.
run mainly parallel to the trailer cross
                                             monitors tyre pressure                      on. The quantity of data that can be         And that’s not all …                          warning the driver long before the tyre        We also introduced a lot of potential
member.                                      every few seconds.                          stored per trip, as well as the number of    Another popular product on the Air            risks irreversible damage.                     customers to our range and had quite a
Designed with a new sealing and locking                                                  trips that can be stored, have also been     Brake Systems stand was the Electronic        ITVM is also available for prime movers        few enquiries.” TBB
concept, the quality and robustness          a separate plug on the electronic control   significantly increased, offering longer     Levelling Module (ELM) for trailers and       and Air Brake Systems recently worked
of the E Generation’s modular cable          unit (ECU).                                 monitoring periods.                          prime movers. The ELM is a compact            with Linfox, installing the system on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Air Brake Systems
concept is reinforced to withstand the       Other features of the new E Generation      “Visitors to the show would have seen        module that combines the functions of a       a large number of new Freightliners            4/16 Leighton Place, PO Box 664
harsh demands of a trailer’s daily life.     include extended functionality of the       the E Generation in action on the            conventional air suspension valve and a       running fuel operations.                       Hornsby NSW 1630
And installation has been simplified,        advanced operating data recorder, which     Swinglift stand on their new sideloader.     rotary slide valve. It offers an automatic    Along with their full range of Wabco           Ph: 02 9482 1733
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Fax: 02 9476 1828
since each trailer function is assigned to   allows greater vehicle transparency by      The unit incorporates a lot of time saving   return to the driving level, no change in     products, Air Brakes Systems displayed
                                                                                         features and with increased use of smart
                                                                                         technology, operators are very impressed
      L–R: Greg Watson, Queensland State Manager and National                            with the new unit,” explains Glenn           Hyva Altatec moves your world
      Bus Manager; Glenn Hambleton, National Sales Manager;                              Hambleton, National Sales Manager at
      Graeme Borthwick, Director; Peter Ingle, Director.                                                                               Hyva Altatec Australia is providing solutions for more efficient road transport.
                                                                                         Air Brake Systems.
                                                                                         Integrated into the E Generation, but also    Hyva Altatec are manufacturers and suppliers of:
                                                                                         available on other systems, is Wabco’s
                                                                                                                                       � The world renowned FLASH series hoist (Fast Light And Strong Hoist)
                                                                                         SmartBoard. This module is becoming
                                                                                                                                           for tippers.
                                                                                         increasingly popular in Australia and
                                                                                         gives operators the ability to monitor a      �                  Hook and Skip Loaders 6 to 40 ton lifting capacity.
                                                                                         range of trailer functions and conditions     �                      cranes.
                                                                                         that are important aids to improving          � Complete hydraulic equipment kits.
                                                                                         efficiency on the road and reducing fleet     � A wide and complete range of hydraulic components for the
                                                                                         operating costs.                                  transport industry.

                                                                                                                                       Hyva Altatec has one goal: the customer always comes first!

                                                                                                                                       Hyva Altatec Pty Ltd
                                                                                                                                       199 Maitland Road
                                                                                                                                       Hexham NSW 2322
                                                                                                                                       Free Call 1800 041733
                                                                                                                                       Tel: 02 4964 8489
                                                                                                                                       Fax: 02 4964 8797


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