Roller Brake Testers HGV


Why buy VLT Equipment from Multitune?

Why buy VLT Equipment from Multitune?

Highest Quality, unsurpassed reliability and excellent back up when needed.

Multitune supplies brake testers manufactured by Van Leeuwen Test Systems B.V., better known in the UK as VLT. The Head Office and factory is based in Holland and has a track record of over 60 years producing some of the highest quality brake testers available today, we should know we've been selling them for years.

VLT's company slogan is "only the best is good enough"

The factory is very modern, over the last few years investing in the latest machinery, tooling and robotics. It also has its own Research & Development Department and in-house software and design engineering departments employing specialists in this type of business. 

Right form the beginning you know you're in safe hands, high quality products, if below ground fully galvanised structure, company employed factory trained engineers with highly equipped service vans and a 24 hour service response.

With this kind of service and back-up its no wonder that 25 years ago VLT Equipment were chosen by VOSA to supply equipment to all their UK Test Lanes and thats still the situation today. Test Lane equipment is the hardest working, non stop everyday all day, giving accurate results test after test just as VOSA required. There are currently over 2300 VLT brake testers working in the UK, 300 of them operating ATF Test Lanes, a truly remarkable success story.

If you have plans to invest in a Brake Tester or a ATF Test Lane facility Multitune is definitely your best choice, give us the chance to supply your equipment needs.

We offer project management, your installation, drawings and applications if required.

Our Website covers all our Products and if you click on the links below you can view some of our recent installations.

1. Hamilton Engineering, Stranraer, Scotland. 

https://www.multitune.net/hgv-atf-testing-lane-hamiltons-engineering-stranraer

2. Rowley Autos, Coventry.

https://www.multitune.net/hgv-atf-and-mot-testing-lanes-rowleys-autos-coventry

3. Truck & Plant Engineering, Beccles, Suffolk.

https://www.multitune.net/hgv-atf-and-mot-testing-lanes-truck-plant-beccles-suffolk

4. South Mimms Travel, Welwyn Garden City, Herts. 

https://www.multitune.net/mot-lane-coach-testing-south-mimms-travel-welwyn-gdn-city

Alternatively, why not ring me in the Office for a chat.

Carl Brighty

Telephone 01603 781999 


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Preparation at an early stage is crucial.

Preparation at an early stage is crucial.

Whats done now can save fortunes at a later date.

Buying a brake tester or Test Lane is always going to be one of the biggest investments in the workshop so choices made now will have an impact on the equipment's longevity in the future.

It’s going in the ground?
Yes that's where the roller brake tester will operate from.
Rainwater, snow, condensation or even workshop flooding are always a possibility so the steel support frame will eventually rot?
To alleviate this issue our supplier VLT, will always supply the brake tester supporting frame fully galvanised.

Note: This frame can be supplied direct to your builder  prior to the equipment if preferred.
Installation at the bottom of the pit of an outlet 
storm drain is always recommended.


Pit installation frame, fully installed.

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Installation of the equipment.

Installation of the equipment.

Installation is carried out by factory trained engineers.

The time will arrive when the equipment has to be fitted.

Obviously this will cause downtime in the workshop, so planning is crucial?                                                          

We will liaise with the client or his builder the date the equipment will be arriving, any lifting apparatus and any requirements for electrical supplies and positiong of the supply cables and isolators. We will also arrange the date and time our engineers will be on-site to carry out the installation.

Its a known fact that lost time is lost money so we always want the installation to go as smoothly as possible.

All our engineers are fully factory trained in the installation and operation of the equipment, once the equipment is fully installed it will be tested and fully calibrated with necessary certification.


A typical installation.

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The equipment VLT16733 brake tester

The equipment VLT16733 brake tester

As installed in the UK's VOSA Test Lanes


The UK specification VLT16733 roller brake tester was specifically manufactured in conjunction with VOSA
and is currently used in their Test Lanes today.


To meet the demands placed on them by such continual use the machines we supply are manufactured to extremely high standards and have a drive over weight of 20 tonnes, they are designed for the workshop environment in every respect and are exactly the same as the VOSA supplied units.


The unit is supplied with license to use the VOSA database containing approximately 15,000 vehicles with PASS / FAIL results

During a standard brake test by following the test procedure on the screen this unit will carry out weighing of each axle and brake force per wheel, after the test is fully completed it will give clear PASS / FAIL results with all the results recorded to the screen and saved to the hard drive.




Printing out of these results is a simple operation, every vehicle which has passed over the rollers for test is recorded and a history of tests are logged and can be accessed at anytime.

Re-tests are simple as the vehicles data will not need to be changed or re-entered.


Typical Tri-axle trailer during brake testing.









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