XI’AN, Shaanxi – Shaanxi Fast Auto Drive Group Co. (Fast) put its new generation of FH400B hydrodynamic retarder owning independent intellectual property into quantity production recently, according to a company news release.
The FH400B hydrodynamic retarder, based on five years of R&D, completed certifications of related testing, which achieved the matching design of control procedures and machinery assemblies as well as the matching test of whole systems and vehicles.
With the new installment interface, the maximum range of retarding torque of new products will reach 4,000 Nm and can match Fast’s 6- or 16-speed transmissions, which have stable braking, safe and convenient control and economic efficiency.
In addition, the FH400B hydrodynamic retarder broke the barriers of intellectual property built by multinational companies, which fully meets various demand and provides guarantee of safe and high efficient deceleration and braking function for medium and heavy-duty trucks.
Fast is China’s largest heavy-duty transmission maker, with annual industrial output value and sales revenues of over ¥12.6 billion ($1.98 billion).