Shedding Light on Headlight Aiming for Road Safety

Professional quality beam aligner suitable for all kinds of headlamps (high, low, fog inc. XENON & LED lamps).

Headlights are not just an accessory for vehicles; they are an essential component ensuring road safety, especially in low-light conditions. This article explores the critical role of proper headlight aiming and usage to enhance visibility and comply with legal obligations. The Purpose of Headlights The primary function of a vehicle’s headlights is to improve road […]

Elevate your Safety and Performance with AutoTest Brake Fluid Tester

There are several brake fluid testers available in the market, but the most reliable method to assess the effectiveness of your brake fluid is by testing its boiling point. This is precisely what the AutoTest Brake Fluid tester does. Many brake fluid testers only measure conductivity and not boiling point, which makes it challenging to […]

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 brake system is arguably the most important part of a […]

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 Australian Design Rules (ADRs) for braking performance of vehicles were […]


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 a priority and in this article, we look at Workshop […]

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 might typically include: Brake-fluid tester. Battery tester. Brake tester/decelerometer. Windscreen-tint […]

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 the minimum performance requirements and test procedures for the service, […]

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. These skills are not only critical to new growth industries […]

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 repairs, which is why some vehicle owners do not make […]

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