An Introduction to GETECH Garage Equipment…

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Thank you for taking the time to read this introductory piece which tells you a little bit more about us: Garage equipment manufacturer GETECH. We have become one of the industries best kept secrets over the last 15 years of trading and have consistently been at the forefront of the development of the latest generations …

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 …

Connected MOT Equipment Roll Out Ramps Up!

The roll-out of the DVSA's new connected test stations continues unabated and we have been flooded with enquiries from all over the Country from those who require the latest specification testing equipment for their test station. As of today (07/07/20) both connected Roller Brake Testers and connected braking meters for permanent 4x4 or road testing …

Funding Opportunities for MOT Testing Equipment

Pre-Covid 19 there is a good reason why just under 30% of all fixed capital investment is made using a leasing option.  In fact, there are several good reasons and collectively they make a compelling case for lease finance being an excellent alternative to outright cash purchase.  Equipment when you need it, not only when …

Types of MOT Test Bay for 2020 – Part Two: Lift Based MOT Test Bays

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In previous blog posts we have commented on the types of test bay that are available to new applicants and those existing test station operators who are already approved within the MOT scheme who may be seeking a new bay or an upgrade to an existing installation. The last article we published on this started …

Brake Meter for Motorcycle Testing

As a motorcycle testing station you are required to have a brake meter with approved mounting bracket, calibrated and available for a road test to be conducted as part of the test. This repeatable instrument is able to calculate the brake performance of a motorcycle during a simple and repeatable test routine. The complete package …

Hand-held, Cost effective, Repeatable & Accurate

<<Re-posted from CV Workshop Magazine>> The Tapley meter continues to be widely used in vehicle testing stations and repair workshops today, with the tool still approved for performing a decelerometer test. However, accountability and duty of care are playing a significant role for technicians in more recent times, with an increased requirement to provide more …

Types of MOT Test Bay for 2020 – Part One: Motorcycle Testing

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In previous blog posts we have commented on the types of test bay that are available to new applicants and those existing test station operators who are already approved within the MOT scheme who may be seeking a new bay or an upgrade to an existing installation. The last article we published on this was …

New Jacking Beam Option for Any Lift or Pit!

The AC Hydraulics 2 Tonne & 2.6 Tonne Jacking Beams are the two newest members of our product suite. Boasting an enormous 1610mm wide opening span, the jacking envelope of these products ensures that you'll easily be able to deal with any vehicle which presents to you from the smallest town car to MPV's and …

Connected Brake Meter – Available Now; Required from Feb 2020

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The Bowmonk BrakeCheck has long been synonymous with vehicle brake testing both for fleet operators and MOT testing stations where the unit is used as a back-up to the roller brake tester or for testing 4x4 vehicles. The latest version of the Series II unit now comes with connected technology allowing it to be used …

The most cost effective DVSA approved portable brake tester available!

BrakeCheck is designed to test service, hand and secondary brakes on any vehicles braking system. It also shows which side of the vehicle has brake problems by indicating left/right imbalance as well as measuring a host of other data sets in a single, simple and repeatable test pass which can then be uploaded to the …