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Press Releases from Erich Jaeger GmbH + Co. KG (6 total)

New control modules for trailers and swiveling tow bars according to ISO 26262

In early October, Erich Jaeger introduced two new control modules for trailer operation for passenger cars with the ordering customer being a well-known car manufacturer. For the first time, Erich Jaeger applied a development process according to the standard ISO 26262 for functional safety of electrical and/or electronic systems in automobiles. The development work resulted in a trailer control module classified as ASIL (Automotive Safety Integrity Level) A and a

Trailer socket „Expert“ – as watertight as can be

With the 13-pin connector system “Expert” for 12V trailer operation, ERICH JAEGER has once again set a standard within this segment: The system is 100% watertight both at the plug and at the vehicle and tested according to the protection classes IPX7 and IPX9K. Therefore, the socket avoids an ingress of water into the vehicle’s electrical system even under extreme conditions like the lowering of a sport boat into the

ERICH JAEGER develops data connectors

In the not-so-far future, trailers will face a few new challenges: They will be equipped with cameras and sensors which will transmit signals to the driver conveying information on the vehicle’s environment or and condition. Of course, this requires connections and plugs between towing vehicle and trailer which are able to cope with these digital data. ERICH JAEGER – the expert on trailer connectors – is already working on developing

Simple system for challenging requirements - New lighting system for agricultura …

(Friedberg/Hessen, July 2009). The use of trailers in agriculture makes high demands on the electrical components of the vehicle: On the one hand, they must be extremely sturdy and durable; despite the harsh conditions on the field, the correct functionality of the lighting always has to be guaranteed – be it for the field or for road traffic. On the other hand, it is necessary that the components are easy

F.X. Meiller and Erich Jaeger - Customized cooperation

For more than 100 years, the tipper manufacturer F.X. Meiller has been firmly established in the area of vehicle construction and has been known for high-quality tipper bodies and tipping trailers. Within the last few of these years, the automotive supplier Erich Jaeger has built up a close developmental cooperation with the company from Munich, supplying it with many different products, from connectors to complex cable systems and complete lighting

Small box – big effect

ERICH JAEGER develops cost-saving front distribution box for trailers and semi-trailers (Friedberg, December 2008). When driving a truck-trailer combination, it is crucial that all electrical signals are reliably transmitted from towing vehicle to trailer or semi-trailer; otherwise, a problem-free handling of truck and trailer cannot be guaranteed. Therefore, it is important to employ connectors of high quality: Components which are installed at the exterior of any commercial vehicle have to bear