Fit for the long haul

Hyva Pacific has announced the release of the Hyva-Fontaine range of fifth wheels for the Australian and New Zealand markets.

Darren Stocks, National Manager Hydraulics at Hyva Pacific, said bringing the Fontaine fifth wheel range to Australia and New Zealand will give the road transport industry a high quality and price competitive alternative to the existing players in the market.

Hyva Pacific with more than 20 years of service to the Australian transport industry through its world renowned transport hydraulics tipping systems, truck loading cranes – Ferrari & Hyva and capital equipment, hook loaders, skip loaders and waste compactors only sells and supports the world’s best transport solutions with the Fontaine range – no exception.

“At Hyva and Fontaine we work at the forefront of haulage technology to keep your fleet on the road and off the repair list,” Darren says.

“Our specialist experience enables us to offer a broad range of technically tailored options – meeting your exacting standards.

“On top of our world class products we support our customers just as well as we service their fleets – doing the right thing, in the right way, at the right time to build valued long term partnerships that go the distance.

“Combining our fifth wheel experience and service ethos to ensure your fleet will always be fit for the long haul.”

No contact, no couple
Specifically designed to reduce mis-coupling, Hyva Pacific’s patented TechLock systems jaw height sensor will not allow the fifth wheel to close if the king pin enters at the incorrect height or position.

Jaw protection
Profiled protective forging safeguards the TechLock mechanism from damage due to high coupling errors.

Reducing king pin wear
King pin 360-degree surface contact extends the life of the king pin and fifth wheel mechanism.

Light weight, heavy duty
Low weight, high strength fifth wheels are designed to provide a long product life cycle.

Confidence as standard
Intelligent design and robust manufacturing standards allows Hyva Pacific to offer a comprehensive two-year warranty as standard.

The Australian range
The Hyva-Fontaine range consists of the 3000, 3000LM and 163CI top plates with both greased and greaseless options with six different feet height variants. Mounting plate options cover all American, European and Japanese chassis widths to cover all fleet needs.

All Hyva-Fontaine Fifth Wheels meet with the current Australian and New Zealand standards AS-NZS 4968 and ADR62/02 with each product line having gained the relevant Australian Component Registration Number (CRN) to ensure fit for use our markets.

Hyva Pacific has stock available at its Newcastle warehouse or via its dealer network throughout Australia and New Zealand which can provide pricing and fit up advice. Painting, fit up and blue plate services are available in all states.

For all OEM and dealer enquiries, contact Darren Stocks at Hyva Pacific –