VL Test Systems Ltd (VLT) is a leading UK supplier of High quality Brake Testing equipment and installer of DVSA Authorised Testing Facilities Lanes.
Van Leeuwen Test Systems was established in the Netherlands in 1958 and this year celebrates 60 years of Success. Specialising in the supply of Vehicle Braking equipment from it’s very early beginnings, it’s focus these days is very much on the supply and maintenance of High Quality Roller Brake testing equipment for the commercial vehicle market. The UK operation which was established in 1989, was initially set up to complete the installation of Commercial Roller Brake Testers (RBT’s) into the VOSA Goods Vehicle testing stations throughout the UK. It is a measure of the Quality and reliability that the VLT brand represents, that a number of those early Roller Brake testing machines are still performing strongly today, nearly 30 years since they were first commissioned.
VLT Design, develop and Manufacture their own Brake Test equipment from their purpose built factory in the Netherlands, which allows them to ensure that the quality is always to the highest standards and that roller brake testing machine development is in line with the advances in technology.
The company are the leading experts in the supply of Roller Brake Testers for the Commercial Vehicle market, with their extensive range allowing for the professional testing of Buses, Coaches, HGV’s and trailers, as well as brake testers for light goods vehicles, cars and motorcycles. The Roller Brake Testers are fully computerised, bi-directional, counter-rotational, feature roller locking and come complete with the VOSA Database as well as lifetime updates of this. The Roller Brake testers can be one man or two-man operation depending on specification. The sub frames and roller brakes casings are all hot-dip Galvanised for increased durability and quality. As a result, VLT offer a lifetime warranty on the Rollers as well as providing a five-year warranty on the brake testing motor and gearbox which is the longest warranty in the industry.
Alongside the roller brake testers, VLT also supply a variety of additional garage and test equipment including Headlight Beam Testers (HBT’S), Diesel smoke meters, Wheel Play Detectors (WPD’S), Axle load simulators, Pit Jacks and all other ATF required equipment and tools. VLT’s experienced team can also assist with the Planning and installation of your Authorised Test Facility (ATF) including assisting you in obtaining the necessary DVSA approvals and sign off.
VLT have their own factory trained, highly experienced and dedicated team of service engineers located throughout the UK. This ensures that the servicing and Calibration of your Roller Brake tester and other equipment is completed in a timely manner and to the high standards that VLT customers have come to expect. VLT also have their own dedicated and highly trained roller brake installation team, as well as their own lorry, which ensures that the roller brake equipment is always delivered and installed by their own staff, providing a High quality installation every time.
As well as the long standing relationship that VLT has with the DVSA, a number of key roller brake customers also include the likes of Arriva, Stagecoach, London United, Centurion Travel, Lodge Coaches, Scania & Volvo. VL Test Systems also work with the Ministry of Defence, servicing Roller Brake Testers and other test equipment which they have installed throughout a high number of the UK bases, as well as in overseas locations such as Afghanistan, Canada, Gibraltar and the Falklands.
VLT have a dedicated Roller Brake Technical sales team who can assist you with any stage of the purchase and installation of your Brake Test equipment to ensure you get the right solution to meet your brake testing and vehicle maintenance needs. They pride themselves on managing your roller brake testing project from start to finish, which includes planning layout design, issuing technical drawings, arranging civil works, installation of your brake testing equipment and arranging after sales care.
To find out more about VL Test Systems Ltd contact them on 01280 822488 or Sales@vltestuk.com. www.vltestuk.com