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Voith Retarder 115 HV

More safety, less costs:

Voith Retarder 115 HV

This retarder has been developed further for the Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles Actros and Axor and is installed to the Mercedes-Benz transmission PowerShift.

Retarder VR 115 HV

Technical data

Step-up ratio i=2.13 i=1.68
max. rated braking torque 3500 Nm 2760 Nm
Maximum speed at the propshaft rpm 2 480 pro min 3 150 pro min
Standard operation multifunctional lever
Operation medium oil (see fuel specification)
Fill rate (Oil change) approx. 5.6 l
Control medium compressed air
Unit weight incl. heat exchanger
without operating medium
ca. 62 kg
Nominal voltage 24 V
CAN-bus-specific electronic control system VERA


Voith GmbH & Co. KGaA
Commercial Vehicles
Hardtstraße 8
74564 Crailsheim
Deutschland, Germany

Tel.: +49 7951 32-1555
Fax: +49 7951 32-1506

Voith GmbH & Co. KGaA
Gottfried-Linke-Straße 205
38239 Salzgitter
Ms Sabrina Lipok
Tel.: +49 5341 21 5446
Mr Sascha Koch
Tel.: +49 5341 21 4872
Fax: +49 5341 21 1830


Technical Service
Tel. +49 7951/32-1555
Fax +49 7951/32-1506

Ordering spare parts
Tel. +49 7951/32-1644
Fax +49 7951/32-756

Features and benefits

  • Integrated step-up gear retarder
  • High braking moments
  • Autarchic oil supply system
  • Stainless steel heat exchanger
  • Oil-air separation
  • Optimized hydrodynamics
  • Retarder integrated in the vehicle management system (Mercedes-Benz Telligent)
  • Standard universal joint shaft length is not affected by the retarder

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