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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
As featured in Business View Oceania July/August 2022 With early research and development starting in 1983, AutoTest Products (AutoTest) is Australia’s only quality accredited roadworthy equipment manufacturer- and they are totally Aussie-owned and operated. Born out of Managing Director David Jenkins’ involvement in the design
As featured in Undercar Parts Services magazine (UPS) – August 2022 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 Modern vehicles are full of nearly unimaginable complexity
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