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 […]
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 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, […]
Workshop Pro 10 brake meter can now be used in NSW
As featured in Australian Diesel Mechanic Magazine (ADMM) August 2022 Transport for NSW has approved the AutoTest Workshop Pro 10. This means the product is compliant in every state and territory of Australia for conducting brake testing. HOW DOES IT WORK? AutoTest Workshop Pro 10 with brake-meter app is designed to be an easy-to-use electronic […]
Australian Made makes Australia.
AutoTest is Australian Made & Owned. We have been servicing the automotive industry since we were officially named in 2000. But did you know that our product VBT-101 Vipac Brake Tester, has been leading the market since we began manufacturing and distributing it in 1992? In celebration of Australian Made Week, we are offering 10% […]
So You Want to Start a Workshop
What equipment do you need? As featured in AAAA Magazine – July 2022 A career as a mechanic can be rewarding and allow you to work a flexible schedule in a job that continuously challenges your skills. Starting your own service repair business gives you even more control over your professional direction, allowing you to […]
NSW Compliant Brake Testing Equipment
As featured in The Automotive Technician Magazine (TAT) March 2022 Workshop Pro 10 Brake Meter Can Now Be Used in NSW AutoTest Workshop Pro 10 has recently been given the tick of approval by Transport for NSW. This means that this product is compliant in every state and territory of Australia to conduct brake testing. In […]
The Latest Compliant Brake Testing Equipment
Workshop Pro 10 Brake Meter Can Now Be Used in NSW AutoTest Workshop Pro 10 has recently been given the tick of approval by Transport for NSW. This means that this product is compliant in every state and territory of Australia to conduct brake testing. In 2018, the Workshop Pro revolutionised brake testing by not […]