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Our Customers

Daimler

 

Daimler and Jacobs began their relationship back in 2003 when the first design concept for their global engine platform was presented at a meeting in Detroit.  This cultivated an engineering and commercial partnership that has continued to flourish from that initial design concept to what we now know as the Jacobs Model 720 engine brake.

The launch was the result of five years of collaboration between the engineering groups at Jacobs and Daimler, as they worked to meet the strict criteria of the engine design envelope while ensuring outstanding reliability and performance.

This new Jacobs engine brake is common to all engine brake models globally and is the only supplied component of the engine that the manufacturer specifically highlighted as a valued brand.
 

Our Story

Although the Jacobs Engine Brake has been on the market since 1961, the need for it was terrifyingly demonstrated to its inventor Clessie L. Cummins, some thirty years earlier. In August of 1931, himself, Ford Moyer, and Dave Evans driving a Cummins diesel powered Indiana truck from New York to Los Angeles...

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Featured Technology

HPD

High Power Density (HPD)

The Jacobs’ Two-stroke Engine Brake for High Power Density Engines realizes up to 1.5 times the available braking performance of a conventional compression release engine brake.

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