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 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 …

Latest Gen Rolling Road Brake Testers for Connected MOT Bays

If your MOT brake rollers are reaching the end of their servicable life and are starting to attract high servicing costs then it could be time to consider a replacement unit. GETECH are specialists in the installation of MOT test lanes. As a manufacturer we are perfectly placed to give the best advice to you …

New Month – New Regulations

The rollout of connected equipment continues for new garages with the news this week that decelerometers will also have to be capable of connecting to the DVSA MTS system in February 2020. The connected equipment changes are designed to minimise the chances of data entry error when sending results back to the DVSA at the …

GETECH GE2 Brake Tester Calibrations

If you have a GETECH GE2 brake tester installed into your workshop premises then you will need the brake tester to be calibrated every 6 months in order to measure, check and re-calibrate it. This ensures that it is measuring accurately and within the 3% allowance as prescribed by the DVSA. In order for your …

Setting Up an MOT Station

We grease the wheels to get you MOT approved quickly! Setting up an MOT station is an involved process. Not only do you need to understand many regulations pertaining to vehicle testing and inspection, but also you will need to undergo training to gain qualifications in MOT test centre management and vehicle repair technologies. The …

Modern Digital Tapley Meters

The Tapley meter has long been in use in garages to allow simple brake performance checks to be conducted but the old mechanical type with spring arm has long been superceded and replaced by a modern, electronic version which can test all vehicle types and provides even more data than previous mechanical versions. A traditional …

Motorcycle MoT Testing Equipment

As a UK based manufacturer and supplier with a full range of motorcycle mot testing equipment, GETECH are ideally placed to be your supplier of choice for your Class I/II Motorcycle Bay project. Our Class I/II motorcycle mot testing bay package is an ideal way to add a very profitable additional revenue stream into an …

What is Connected MoT Equipment, How it Will Improve Test Reporting & Reduce Fraud?

When the news broke earlier this month that as of October all new or replacement brake testing equipment to be used in the MOT scheme for either new applicants or to replace older equipment in existing testing stations would have to be "connected" we, not surprisingly, got lots of phone calls from existing and prospective …