VL Test Systems Ltd (VLT) is a leading supplier of High quality brake testers. Van Leeuwen Test Systems was established in the Netherlands in 1958 and has now been specialising in the supply of High Quality Vehicle brake testers for nearly 60 years. The UK operation established in 1989 was initially set up to complete the installation of Commercial Roller Brake Testers into the VOSA testing sites and a number of those early machines are still performing strongly today, a measure of the Quality and reliability the VLT brand Represents.
VLT Design and Manufacture our own brake tester equipment from their purpose built factory in the Netherlands, which allows us to ensure that the quality is always to the highest standard and machine development is in line with the advances in technology.
Our company are experts in the supply of Roller Brake Testers (RBT’s) for the Commercial Vehicle market, with their range allowing for the professional brake testing of Buses, Coaches, HGV’s and trailers, as well as brake testing light goods vehicles, cars and motorcycles. The roller brake testers are bi-directional, counter-rotational, feature roller locking and come complete with the VOSA Database as well as lifetime updates of the database. 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 roller brake motor and gearbox.
Alongside the Roller Brake Testers we also supply a variety of additional equipment including Headlight beam testers, Diesel smoke meters, Wheel Play Detectors, Axle load simulators and all other authorised testing facility required equipment. We can also assist with the Planning and installation of your Authorised Test Facility including the necessary approvals.
We have our own factory trained, highly experienced and dedicated team of brake test engineers located throughout the UK. This ensures that the installation, servicing and Calibration of your Brake tester and other equipment is completed in a timely manner and to the high standards that VLT brake tester customers expect.
As well as the long standing relationship that VLT has with VOSA, a number of key customers also include Arriva, Scania, Volvo, Stagecoach and Tesco. We also work with the Ministry of Defence, servicing Brake Testers 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.
We have a dedicated brake tester Technical sales team who can assist you with any stage of the purchase and installation of your brake testing equipment to ensure you get the right solution. We pride ourselves on managing your project from start to finish, which includes layout design, technical drawings, arranging civil works, brake testing installation and after sales care.