This document specifies performance, test methods, controls, control forces and component strength for brake systems fitted to the following, as defined in ISO 5053-1:
powered industrial trucks of all capacities;
towing and pushing tractors up to and including 66 750 N drawbar pull (hereafter referred to as industrial tractors);
burden carriers; and
industrial trucks handling freight containers.
Loss of electrical power and loss of any other form of power assistance is not covered by this document. Braking systems used in emergency situations (e.g. activating the emergency switch or control system shut down) are not covered in this document.
This document only includes requirements for newly manufactured trucks.