Measurement & Analysis of Decelerating Force Components using Brake Meters.

Adhesion There is a frictional grip between the tyre and road and it varies dependent on the nature and condition of both. The braking force at any wheel cannot exceed the available adhesion or that wheel will lock and the retardation will be reduced, resulting in a lower value of efficiency than would be the …

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Equipment Leasing – Why you should always consider it…

When you are purchasing a significant item like an MOT bay you will usually be offered a lease option to pay for that purchase. Often making the acquisition using a lease is the best way to buy and although some individuals do not usually finance anything (usually because they are worried about the APR and …

Do I really need a specific Bowmonk for HGV Truck & Trailer Testing?

Technically speaking "No" (but in reality: "Yes".) Let us expand on what could possibly have been the worlds shortest and most contradictory blog post! The Bowmonk range of products for HGV testing is limited in reality to 2 options. A standard Bowmonk unit is suitable for LGV and some HGV rigids without secondary braking systems …

MOT Bays – A guide to the equipment

An MOT Bay consists of various items of equipment which are used in order to evaluate the roadworthyness of a subject vehicle. Equipment contained within approved premises usually consists of a; Headlight Tester - Rail Mounted Means for Underside Inspection (A Lift or a Pit) A Roller Brake Tester (RBT) or Plate Brake Tester Vehicle …

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 …