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Testing the Brake Triangle

As featured in Australian Automotive Aftermarket Magazine – APRIL 2023 The brake triangle – fault warnings you shouldn’t ignore!! One of the most important but overlooked areas in vehicle safety is the ‘brake triangle’, which is made up of the following three components: BRAKES The

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Is your Brake Tester Compliant?

THE HISTORY OF BRAKE SAFETY The brake system is arguably the most important part of a vehicle. There are a variety of regulations for the design and implementation of each system, but brakes remain the only element that are comprehensively regulated. In Australia the first

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WORKSHOP PRO 10

Latest Brake Testing Equipment to keep you safe in 2023  The beginning of a New Year is a good time to reassess what’s in your toolkit and check you have everything ready for the year ahead. For anyone who works in Automotive Industry, testing equipment is

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Correct calibration matters

CORRECT CALIBRATION MATTERS  In the modern workshop many “Tools” are electronic in nature and require different maintenance and calibration procedures. How do we know they are REALLY working accurately? Today, quality workshops use several electronic instruments, particularly if it is conducting roadworthy testing. These instruments

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Is your Brake Tester Compliant?

THE LATEST HEAVY-VEHICLE BRAKE REGULATIONS: NEW AUSTRALIAN STANDARD As 35450:2021 Earth- moving machinery- Wheeled or high -speed rubber machines- Performance requirements and test procedures for brake systems (ISO 3450:2011, MOD) The new standard adopts ISO 3450:2011 supersedes as 2958.1-1995 with modifications for Australia. This specifies

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Challenges of an Australian Manufacturer

As an Australian manufacture, the current environment provides many challenges. Without manufacturing, we face the prospect of losing science and engineering expertise in research and production that has taken generations to nurture. Manufacturing directly employs one in five engineers in Australia, and many more indirectly.

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Brake Maintenance is Crucial

Regular car maintenance means more miles and a longer lifespan for a vehicle. Owing to the complexity of the internal combustion engine and vehicle structure in general, however, some parts require more attention than others. Brakes, for example, are not prone to common problems and

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Talking Automotive podcast – Ep 2

Talking Automotive invited us back for another discussion with our perspective and involvement in the Automotive industry. John Sinclair discusses with our Managing Director, David Jenkins expected changes to different measuring and testing equipment for automotive, heavy truck and mining industries. David details expected changes

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Air Pollution From Road Transport

Road transport is a source of air pollutants which can have adverse effects at various scales. The air pollutants which are currently causing greatest concern in terms of local air quality, primarily because of their impacts on human health, are airborne PM, NO2 and ground-level

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AutoTest Products podcast recording with Talking Automotive - episode 1

Talking Automotive podcast

We were thrilled to be invited to talk with John Sinclair from Talking Automotive podcast. Follow our discussion around Regulatory bodies for measuring equipment and What makes quality measuring equipment and more. Brief video snippet on Automotive Measuring Products: Listen to FULL Episode 1: Productivity

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Lunch & Learning training session for AutoStop Maxi brake meter from AutoTest staff

Staff Lunch & Learn Session

At AutoTest, we are proud of our culturally diverse, inclusive working environment for all of the staff. We have a few social and professional initiatives in place to make sure everyone has a chance to be involved in all sides of the business. One of

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