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The Jake Brake Turns 60-years-old

BLOOMFIELD, CT, USA − Jacobs Vehicle Systems®, a worldwide manufacturer of engine retarding and valve actuation systems for the commercial vehicle industry, is currently celebrating the company’s 60th anniversary. 

In the News: ATZ: Engine Braking with Lashless Valve Trains

ATZ Magazine"Until now, hydraulic valve lash adjusters could not be used in heavy-duty diesel engines in combination with an additional engine brake, as the engine brake causes significant valve lash during the braking process. The hydraulic compensation elements automatically readjust to take up this play, thereby preventing correct seating at the end of the cycle.

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