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Trailer Brake Control Solutions

Full range of valves to optimize hydraulic and pneumatic braking for tractor-trailer applications in accordance with EU regulations.

 

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What do Trailer Control Valves provide?

Trailer control valves optimize braking of tractor/trailer combinations by translating hydraulic input signals from tractors into pneumatic output signals to the trailer braking system. 
 

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cTCV

Conventional Trailer Control Valve for hydraulic and pneumatic tractors

Features & Capabilities:

Translates hydraulic braking input signals into pneumatic output ones

Meets EU2015/68 regulation for agricultural and forestry vehicles

Enables gradual hand brake control

Supports "Break-Away" function which brakes trailer in case of loss of brake control line

Supports a broad range of hydraulic pressures (Maximum handbrake release pressure of 120bar)

Provides dual and single input circuit variants

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cTCV

Conventional Trailer Control Valve for hydraulic and pneumatic tractors

Customer Benefits: 

Reduces response time of trailer braking system thanks to pre-control pressure activation

Improves overall vehicle stability and safety

Is compatible with a full range of conventional hand brake activation systems: mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic

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eTCV

Electronic Trailer Control Valve with advanced functions

Features and Capabilities:

Connects hydraulic or pneumatic tractors to pneumatic trailers

Meets EU2015/68 regulation for agricultural and forestry vehicles

Enables gradual hand brake control

Supports "Break-Away function which brakes trailer in case of loss of brake control line

Integrates customizable features via xPD external brake requests (e.g. Anti-Jackknifing)

Supports "steering by braking" for improved cornering

Offers a reduced number of variants thanks to adjustable pressure characteristics

Integrates a trailer brake test function

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eTCV

Electronic Trailer Control Valve with advanced functions

Customer Benefits:

Provides improved brake responsiveness with more accurate pressure control thanks to electronic signals 

Provides system modularity to cover pneumatically and hydraulically braked vehicles

Highest flexibility for application engineering – one variant to serve all applications

Reduced cost and handling effort for the tractor OEM thanks to the  reduced number of variants

Supports integration with control systems of other devices or auxiliary functions, e.g. electronically controlled air dryer and hydraulic proportional valve

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