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Scania: Heavy Vehicle Braking Systems

Provided by Scania (Great Britain) Ltd

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This course fully explores Scania braking systems taking the learner from the physics of braking and foundation brake principles to pneumatic components and circuits. Emphasis is given to the identification and appropriate use of test points to promote efficient and accurate diagnostics.



Who is the course for?

Technicians wishing to work on/or supervise work on Scania braking systems. Owing to the generic nature of braking systems, technicians working on other manufacturers vehicles can also benefit.


What will I get out of it?

You will be able to:

- Describe the fundamental requirements of a heavy vehicle braking system.

- Relate to the physical properties of the braking process.

- Describe the main features of the foundation brakes, disc brakes and drum brakes.

- Apply the brake valve port marking convention to the function of the valves and relate to the pipe marking system used by Scania.

- Describe the layout and constituent components of the air supply circuit.

- Describe the layout and constituent components of the front service circuit.

- Describe the layout and constituent components of the park/trailer circuit.

- Describe the layout and constituent components of the optional circuits.

- Select the appropriate test points and employ the correct procedures to identify brake system faults.



CPD Credit Value        23

Course Format            Classroom/workshop

Course Duration          3 days

Venue                          Loughborough, Leicestershire


There are no events available for this course.


For information on dates, venues and booking a place on this course, please register your interest. You can register your interest by clicking the button below and completing the form, or by contacting the Professional Development team:

Tel: +44 (0) 1992 511521
Email: cpd@theimi.org.uk