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Mobility

Comfort Precision

Georg Fischer

Adding Quality to People‘s Lives

Mobility

Comfort Precision

We make your journey pleasant and safe GF Automotive

We bring you clean water GF Piping Systems

We shape your daily lives GF AgieCharmilles

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Three strong core businesses
Corporation sales 2005 CHF 3.7 billion GF Automotive

48%

GF Piping Systems GF Piping Systems GF Machine Tools

29%

23%
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GF Automotive

GF Automotive: Key Facts
Development and Production of Cast Components and Systems in Iron, Aluminum and Magnesium for the Automotive Industry 1,2 Billion Euro Annual Sales 5900 Employees 13 Manufacturing Facilities in Germany, Austria and China 2 R&D facilities in Germany and Switzerland

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Customers: OEM

PORSCHE

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Customers: Suppliers

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Global Locations

Montreal (Cooperation) Detroit

Eastern Europe Location in planning

Suzhou

Altenmarkt Gleisdorf Herzogenburg Schaffhausen Brasilien (Cooperation) Friedrichshafen Garching Leipzig Mettmann Singen Werdohl

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Product Segments: Passenger Cars

Chassis
• Axle • Steering • Brake • Subframe

Powertrain
• Engine • Transmission • Aggregate • Drive train

Body / Structure
• Interior • Exterior

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Products: Porsche Cayenne

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Products: Audi A8

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Products: VW Golf

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Entwicklungs- und Fertigungskompetenz: Products: Mercedes-Benz SL Mercedes-Benz SL

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Product Segments: Commercial Vehicles

Chassis Fahrwerk
••Axle Achse ••Steering Lenkung ••Brake Bremse

Powertrain
• Engine • Transmission • Drive train

Frame
• Structuremounting parts

Systems
• Fifth wheels • Container locking mechanisms • Wheels

• Hilfsrahmen

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Products: Commercial Vehicles

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GF Automotive Verkehrstechnik

Supplementary Equipment and Accessories

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Georg Fischer Verkehrstechnik GmbH

Company headquarters: Singen / Germany Finished machined systems for commercial vehicles • Fifth wheels • TRILEX® -wheels • Accessories Supply depots world-wide Support agencies worldwide 62 millionen Euro annual turnover in 2007

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Our customers

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Locations

Production Agencies

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World-wide locations

Agencies
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Certification
Quality Management ISO/TS 16949 Quality Management Qualitätsmanagement DIN EN ISO 9001 DIN EN ISO 9001 Environment DIN EN ISO 14001 Highly Protected Risks

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Product catalogue
English German French Russian

Product catalog in print and internet version from 2006 in the languages: German, English, French, Russian, Italian, Polish, Spanish www.vkt.georgfischer.com

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www.vkt.georgfischer.com

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The Georg Fischer Fifth wheels – The secure connection

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Advantages Georg Fischer Fifth Wheel

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SK S 36•20 PLUS

The lightest Cast Fifth wheel in the world (spheroidal graphite)

8 kg lighter than the predecessor
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SK S 36•20 PLUS

The lightweight 20 t Fifth wheel Robust, proven and reliable Optimised weight Up to 36 kg more loading capacity Durable, service-free mounting Simple and safe clearance adjustment Simple operation Optional low maintenance model with plastic coatings

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SK S 36•20 Plus
180

Weight Comparison

170

168

160

160

152 150 149

Weight Kg

140 134 130 129 126 124 120 124 119 116 135

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100 JSK 37C 250 JSK 37C 225 JSK 37C 185 JSK 37C 150 JSK 42 250 JSK 42 225 JSK 42 185 JSK 42 150 36.20 Plus 36.20 Plus 36.20 Plus 36.20 Plus 250 225 185 150

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Repairing Time
Advantages Georg Fischer Fifth wheels compare with other suppliers

Georg Fischer:

•Top Load •Only a few parts to change •Simple and safe clearance adjustment

Other suppliers:

•A lot of parts to change •Clearance adjustment is very complicated

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Maintenance Costs: GF in the lead since 1996
One step in the lead…….
400 350 300 250 200 150 100 50 0
JSK 37 JSK 42 Georg Fischer SK S 36.20 PLUS
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….the Georg Fischer SK S 36.20 Plus

Spare Parts costs Labour Costs

[€]

New position of the manufacture´s plate
Plus version
manufactur´s plate

+GF+

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SK S 36•20 D = Direct Mounting

Lightweight Compact Fifth Wheel 10-15 kg more transport capacity in comparison to DIN mounting Robust, proven and reliable Durable, service-free mounting Simple and safe clearance adjustment Simple operation Optional low maintenance model with plastic coatings

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SK S 36•20 PLUS H G2

Dual Height FW for various layouts 2 saddle-heights can be selected Robust airbag for height adjustment Two hand operation for high operator safety

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SK S 36.20 H PLUS

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Low Maintenance Fifth Wheel - „W“

Polymer friction plates (maintenance free) Polymer wearing ring (maintenance free)

King pin Lock (greasing required)

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SK S 36•20 RECOSS®

Increased safety via remote control Routine control system for the operational condition of the Fifth wheel Higher utilization through the avoidance of damage

RECOSS REmote COntrol Safety System

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RECOSS®

3 Sensors

Sensor 2: Safety Latch

Sensor 3: Trailer Proximity Sensor 1: Kingpin

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SK HD 38•36 (Heavy Duty)
Erhöhte Sicherheit durch Fernüberwachung

Heavy duty coupling for loads up to 36 tonnes Rapid and simple conversion from 3 ½" to 2" and vice versa Especially wear-resistant Special features: • pneumatic operation for use in docks and ports • gimbal mounted for off-road use

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SK HD 38.36 (Heavy Duty)
+GF+ Part 662 111 065 662 111 066 662 111 085, 662 111 074, Height 150mm 190mm 150mm 190mm KinPin 3.5“ 3.5“ 2“ 2“
Erhöhte Sicherheit durch Fernüberwachung

Conversion Kit from 3.5‘‘ to 2‘‘ 662 101 704

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SK HD 38•36 G

The cast 36t Heavy duty fifth wheel Suitable for off-road use with oscillating bearings Max. tilt ± 7º around the Longitudinal axis Simple and safe handling 5 stage wear adjustment Quick conversion from 3 ½“ to 2“ and back Suitable for steering wedge applications

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SK HD 38.36 G (Off-Road)

+GF+ Nr. 662 111 088 662 111 089

Height 290mm 290mm

Kingpin 3.5‘‘ 2‘‘

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SK L 26•3

suitable up to 3 tons

The lighter version for distribution vehicles Higher loading capacity – low dead weight Optimum design in nodular cast iron

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Products launched in 2007

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GES 20 - Pressed steel fifth wheel

Overall heigth

Imposed load

D-value

Weigh t 120 kg

Angle of inclination Degree (w1/w2) 15° / 15°

185 mm

20 t

152 kN

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GL ME 25 - Technical Data

• Capacity (dynamic): 24 t • Static Load: Speed: • Low gear: 1 mm / turn • High gear: 25 mm / turn 50 t

• Foot Types: R S A G T

drift for S-foot = 130 mm
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GL ME 25 - Product Properties

• lubrication of internal gear through demounting of cap (2 screws) • 130 x 130 mm ouside tube

• external gear box • speed: • low gear: 1mm / turn • high gear: 25mm / turn • grease nipple for gear box

• continuous mounting-backplate • different crank handle lengths • Mounting for fixing in driving direction • extended collar • 4 springs in S-foot • drain off holes in bottom plate • curved in on all 4 sides as protection against diging in sideways • 5 different foot types
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Dimensions

Mounting Height C

Lift Height D

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Advantages
• robust design (extended collar, 130 x 130 mm external pipe etc.) • surface treatment „KTL“ • low maintenance / low maintenance costs • 5 different foot types available • crank handles and connecting bars in different lenghts available • 6 different mounting heights • continuous backplate for universal mounting • useable for ADR applications
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Supplementary Equipment and Accessories

Steering wedge

Hubodometer

Kingpins

Fifth wheel sliders

Anti-theft lock

Mounting plates

Airtube/Lectrotube

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Recent success

Award 2006
21.06.2006 Out of 1580 suppliers, Volvo has honoured 8 suppliers with the prestigious VolvoSupplier-Award. VKT was one of them.

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Recent success

RECOSS® - the unique GF Sensorsystem available ex factory 2006 as CAN-Bus version

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Recent success

Georg Fischer FifthWheels achieved in 2007 >50% Marketshare in Hungary and Slovenia

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Current success

Georg Fischer FifthWheels are „Standard“ since Mai 2006 in HU

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Current success

Volvo Zelenograd has chosen the GF Fifthwheel as Standard for its production.

Pictures from Comtrans 2006 Moscow
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Current success

Hungarian transport company Waberer´s has chosen GF fifth wheels for 500 Volvo tractors to be delivered in 2008.

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Georg Fischer Verkehrstechnik GmbH

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