Class 4 & 5 & 7 MOT Testing equipment :
Applying for an MOT Bay is virtually the same as the Class 4 Application.
But, the equipment requirements differ, technically speaking you will need a larger capacity lift or longer inspection pit and a roller brake tester for heavier weighted vehicles.
As with Class 4 you will need a building of the right dimensions including working height, length and width.
Note : Building sizes for Class 5 & 7 are larger than Class 4
In addition you will need the right equipment for the type of vehicles you are wanting to test.
Whilst filling out the VT01 Application Form you will require a layout drawing of the proposed bay and you will need a qualified MOT Examiner and Station Manager.
All the above infomation can be found in the information below, Multitune GE would be prepared to complete your layout drawings once a deal was agreed between us.
Please read through all our information provided, once you have done so, if you have further questions or queries you can fill in the "Contact Us" section or if you prefer give us a call on Telephone : 01603 781999.
Do I have the right space for the vehicles I am testing?
Am I testing one-man testing (ATL Lane) or two man testing?
What equipment will I require to meet these standards ?
1. Roller Brake Tester - automatic or manual
2. Four Post Lift, Scissor Lift or Inspection Pit with Jacking Beam
3. Wheelplay Detectors if ATL - Automatic Test Lane
4. Headlamp Aligner & Rails - standard or laser
5. Diesel & Petrol emissions analyser
7. Signage Pack & Ancillary items
Roller Brake Tester roller bed
| Choice of :|
Free standing spacesaver controller
or full size controller
Four Post lifts
Available in various lengths and lifting capacities
Wheelplay detectors in lifting platformsRemote control handset.
Headlamp Aligner & Rails
Combined Diesel & Petrol Analysers
Jacking Beams - manual or hydraulic
MOT Bay - Ancillary package
Note : All equipment supplied by Multitune GE is on the DVSA’s List of Acceptable Equipment.
1. A calibrated roller brake tester :
Roller Brake Test controller Available in different options and colours to suit your requirements.
High Quality and easy to access roller beds for simple maintenance and calibration procedures.
A truly reliable machine.
We have been selling the VTEQ range of roller brake tester for many years.
VTEQ are a Spanish Company specialising in brake tester manufacturing, we like their products due to their high quality build and lasting reliability in the MOT Bay enviroment.
Years of manufacturing gives VTEQ experience of the market so this roller brake tester has a proven updateable software package with its own Ethernet connectability. In addition it has "soft start" motors, another first for VTEQ. Soft start gives as the name suggests, when starting the brake tester motors there is no suddern jerk, just a smooth uptake to roller testing speed. Major benefits of this feature are minimal wear and tear to components such as chains, sprockets, dampers load cells and the other components related to a brake testers build. Standard with the VTEQ rollers is bi-directional testing, the ability to test 4 X 4 vehicles and the option to add motorcycle testing software, suspension testing hardware and side-slip giving confidence of changes to the MOT Test Lanes of the future.
For the MOT Lane with minimal access around the equipment VTEQ offer a choice of cabinets and control units, handheld tablet control from the car, large wall mounted TV Screens and the choice of floor or wall mounted controllers, theres a set-up to suit all needs.
All machines have a remote control wireless handset, PC and Printer as standard.
|2. A method of underside inspection, being a four post lift or inspection pit. |
Four Post Lift with Wheelplay Detectors
VTEQ Classic 7EX : 6500kgs lifting capacity four post lift with fitted recessed hydraulic wheelplay detectors and turning plates with remote control.
The VTEQ Classic EX is of a proven design, reliable and very robust and seen in many testing stations around the UK. The very slim design allows a fully lowered height of 201mm to the top of the platforms and an overall width of 3529mm including the power pack.
(Can be supplied as recessed in-floor or surface mounted with run-up ramps)
The platforms on this lift are 6000mm long and 630mm wide so an excellent choice when testing large vans and motorhomes in the Class 4 & 7 catergories.
Electro hydraulic in design with lifting cables and below platform hydraulic ram. Fitted full electronic safety locking/unlocling device for lifting and lowering procedures.
Inspection Pit with Wheelplay Detectors
|It's quite possible that your choice of equipment may include the use of an Inspection Pit.|
Low ceiling height, planning stipulations on the building and existing building are all reasons for choosing a pit over a lift. Do not be too concerned, we manufacture one-piece steel pits to our customer requirements. They are light, bright and fully waterproof, fitted with low voltage lighting, low voltage power supply, compressed airline, jacking beam rails, floor sump, walk in steps for easy access and emergency escape ladder. When supplying a customer with a working pit we usually supply the steel frame for their choice of wheelplay detectors and turning plates.
Manual hydraulic Jacking Beam
Air hydraulic Jacking Beam
AC Hydraulic Jacking Beams.
Exceptionally well manufactured in Denmark to the highest of standards and suitable for your inspection pit, four post lift or scissors lift due to the comprehensive range of support arms and adaptors. Hand Operated or Air Hydraulic models and suitable for cars and vans.
4. Headlamp Aligner & Rails
Manufactured in various colours
|Choice of Standard or Laser headlamp aligner.|
Integral fixed aiming screen.
Internal analogue LUX meter for accurate light intensity measurements. Option of Laser model if preferred.
Suitable for all types of vehicles including motorcycles, cars and vans.
Supplied complete with 4.5m of rails, instructions and a Certificate of Acceptance from the DVSA.
5. Diesel & Petrol Emissions Tester
Premier Diagnostic Diesel & Petrol Emissions Tester
|Premier Combi Designed, manufactured and built in Banbury, Oxfordshire in the UK.|
The "Combi" machine is certainly the market leader when it comes to everyday reliabilty. If all you want to do is test the emissions without fuss, this is the machine to choose. Premier Diagnostic are renowned for being the first to introduce Cableless Smokehead technology worldwide. Includes 24 Months Warranty and Calibration as standard.
6. A Decelerometer
One of the DVSA requirements for all UK Testing Stations is the requirement to have available a portable brake tester, hence allowing testing on the road of permanent drive 4 x 4 vehicles etc.
The Bowmonk BrakeCheck is our chosen self-contained, user-friendly, portable brake tester, used by many workshops, government traffic authorities and Authorised Test Facilities (ATF's)
Used to record the braking efficiency and percentage of braking imbalance of "all classes" of vehicle from a Motorcycle to an HGV, in a matter of minutes.
Designed to be self-compensating, the instrument will indicate on the LED screen when it is positioned level enough to perform a brake test, with a generous tolerance to ensure that this is easy to achieve.
Test results can be viewed on the display panel or downloaded to a PC for saving or printing. A printed report can also be produced at the time of testing using the portable infra-red printer and can be purchased as a kit in a handy carry case.
Note : The Brakecheck device operates on a rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack and will power-down after a period of inactivity to conserve energy.
7. Ancillary Tools and Notice boards.
The DVSA will require you to have in place, full signage, small tools, mirrors and other necessary items to enable your MOT Bay to be operational, Multitune will supply these items as a full ancillary package.
Pry bars and other required tools
Tyre tread depth gauge
Corrosion assessment tool
Tyre pressure gauge
Typical MOT Test Lane - Layout drawing
|Information & downloads :|
|VT01 Form : Apply to open, run or change an MOT testing station|
|Requirements for Authorisation Vehicle Test Station (Class 7)|
Requirements for Class 7. Nov 2009.pdf
|View the MOT Inspection Manual (GOV.UK Website)|
View the MOT Testers Inspection Manual
Find an MOT Tester or Managers Course :
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Courses provided :
Level 2 Award in MOT Testing (classes 1 and 2)
Level 2 Award in MOT Testing (classes 4 and 7)