Chassis specifications for Volvo FE
- Chassis heights
- Fuel tanks
- AdBlue tanks
- Front axles
- Tag axles
- Rear suspension
- Bodybuilder preparations
- Fifth wheels
|Wheelbase (mm)||4×2 tractor||4×2 rigid||6×2 rigid||6×4 rigid|
The fuel tanks are available in plastic, steel or aluminium. Fuel volume varies from 160 to 630 litres. There are two heights of D-shaped tanks – 560 millimetres and 710 millimetres.
The AdBlue tank is made of plastic and the volume is 32 litres. The AdBlue pump is integrated in the tank module. There is one variant for vehicles with right-hand mounted fuel tank (ADTP-R) and one for vehicles with left-hand mounted tank (ADTP-L).
Front axle loads vary from 7.1 up to 9 tonnes.
These are available in several configurations – fixed with single or dual wheels, or with fixed or steered tag axle. Axle load 6.7, 7.1, 7.5, 9.5 or 10.5 tonnes.
|Type||Axle combinations||Suspension type||Axle/bogie load (tonnes)||Axle type||Tag Axles|
Frame Body Builder Hole Row
The upper hole row is reserved for the body builder. All brackets in the upper hole row have an offset and an 8 millimetre spacer. No rivets are used in the upper hole row.
Crane plates on the chassis can be factory- mounted.
Crane Preparation Kit
Crane plates on the chassis can be factory- mounted. The battery box is moved rearwards and the fixation plates are mounted behind the cab on each side of the chassis. An electrical preparation kit – ELCRANE – is included.
An ISO fifth wheel with L-shaped profiles at different heights is included in the range, offering considerable freedom of choice. The flange-mounted fifth wheel is a low-weight variant since it does not require any attach- ment plate. The fifth wheel’s height above the chassis is from around 150 millimetres. Integrated lubrication and trailer connection indicator is available as option for specific variants.
The Volvo FE has pneumatic brakes with ventilated discs at both front and rear. The Electronically controlled Brake System (EBS) anti-locking disc- brake system provides both faster and safer braking response and promotes less brake wear. The system includes features such as ABS, a differential lock and Brake Blending. With Brake Blending, the system utilises the vehicle’s various brakes for more uniform brake application and less wear on both the wheel brakes and tyres. The extended EBS package features a function that facilitates starting on slopes. The brake discs are available in different sizes depending on the application.
ESP (Electronic Stability Program)
ESP (ESP-BAS1) helps maintain direction stability in difficult conditions, and also helps in preventing rollover.
Hydraulic retarder for AL306 Gearboxes
The compact, integrated hydraulic retarder (RET-HYDR and RET-TPT variants) is mounted on the gearbox.
Max braking torque retardation is 1490 Nm between 800 and 1900 r/min.