Welcome to the official blog of GETECH Garage Equipment

Welcome to our blog which is, hopefully, a useful source of resource for information on the MOT scheme and automotive garage equipment.. GETECH Garage Equipment are a UK based manufacturer specialising in the manufacture and supply of MoT testing equipment. We believe that only by supplying the very best value products that we will be …

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Comparison quoting process by customer leads to surprising confession!

We all like a pat on the back don't we! It's nice when someone can see the value of what you add to their business with your equipment and / or support; but within the last week a surprising admission was passed onto a potential customer who relayed the information back to us at the …

New Option MOT Emissions

Emissions machines are absolutely critical to an MOT garage as there is no back-up machine which can be used to complete a test in the event of failure. Therefore selecting a reliable and cost effective machine is critical. Our standard machine is the French built CAPALEC combined emissions machine. Firstly it is very compact - …

#AnsweringBack – In Short: Why Use Play Detectors?

During a weekly drill-down into our web-page we came across an interesting query which forms part of a new series of blog posts where we "Answer Back" - The question posed for this blog post was; "Why Use Play Detectors?" Play detection equipment is used in an MOT bay to eliminate the MOT assistant from …

HGV Truck & Trailer Testing

In order to establish that your HGV fleet is in a well-maintained state it is important to conduct regular assessments of vehicle safety systems to ensure that they are functioning correctly. From a brake testing perspective, regular checks ensure that vehicle braking performance is maintained and in order to analyse and record those checks most …

Motorcycle MOT Bay Specialist

Within the supply market for motorcycle test bay equipment there are several options for equipment supplier, but none come near to a GETECH package! As the manufacturer of this equipment we are coming directly to you with our own DVSA approved equipment which can be supplied either as individual items or as part of a …

Buying Atl? STOP! OPT for OPTL instead!

If you are confused by One Person Automated Testing is you are seemingly not alone. A survey of recent inquiries made led us to examine the understanding the experienced mechanic or garage owner might have of exactly what equipment specification they should be considering for installation. The over-riding majority of MOT inquiry applicants came from …

One to One Assistance Given

Only YOU understand how you want the MOT bay to integrate with; and drive forward your repair garage, so we utilise that knowledge to work into our final bay layout design by working with you closely throughout the initial design stages with an allocated project manager who is conversant with the approval regulations relating to …

A move away from the establishment could be a shrewd choice for garage owners nationally.

Perhaps you decided on the supplier of your MOT equipment on the basis of the manufacturer name? Tecalemit, Boston, Snap-On or Bradbury for example. Potentially you sought advice from another garage in your area and used their experiences to make your decision. You may only be driven by price... but whatever the reason, should you …

#AnsweringBack – Why is there a mirror on an headlight beam tester?

During a weekly drill-down into our web-page we came across an interesting query which forms part of a new series of blog posts where we "Answer Back" - The question posed for this blog post was; "Why is there a mirror on an headlight beam tester?" Here is the answer... In order to measure the …