J294_201506 Service Brake Structural Integrity Test Procedure - Vehicles Over 4500 kg (10 000 lb) GVWR

Reaffirmed

06/12/2015

Features
Issuing Committee
Scope
Content
This SAE Recommended Practice establishes a method of testing the structural integrity of the brake system of all new trucks, buses, and combination vehicles designed for roadway use and falling in the following classifications:
  1. a
    Truck and Bus—Over 4500 kg (10 000 lb) GVWR
  2. b
    Combination vehicle—Towing vehicle over 4500 kg (10 000 lb) GVWR
The test consists of two distinct tests: a Structural Endurance Test followed by a Structural Ultimate Strength Test.
NOTE—These two tests originated from separate procedures, and were combined in this Recommended Practice. Each test can be considered to be an independent evaluation of the service brake’s structure. Based on time available, cost limitations, and the desired evaluation and historical data available, either of these tests could be considered as a complete evaluation of the brake’s structure.
Rationale
Content
J294 has been reaffirmed to comply with the SAE five-year review policy.
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DOI
https://doi.org/10.4271/J294_201506
Pages
7
Citation
SAE International Recommended Practice, Service Brake Structural Integrity Test Procedure - Vehicles Over 4500 kg (10 000 lb) GVWR, SAE Standard J294_201506, Reaffirmed June 2015, Issued July 1972, https://doi.org/10.4271/J294_201506.
Additional Details
Publisher
Published
Jun 12, 2015
Product Code
J294_201506
Content Type
Recommended Practice
Status
Reaffirmed
Language
English