Brake testing is an essential part of commercial and passenger carrying vehicle business. It is required during mandatory regular safety inspections and records must be kept for 15 months, this is in addition to annual MOT test. Failure to do so can result in fines or loss of ‘O’ licence. Safety inspection frequency can be as little as every 4 weeks and must include a brake test.
Saxon Commercial Brake Testers
Saxon Prüftechnik is a family owned business based in South East Germany specialising in brake testers, dynamometers and other test equipment. The Saxon range commercial vehicle brake testers goes from simple manual test machines to fully computerised test lanes. Roller beds can accommodate axle loads from 13 – 20t and offer test widths up to 3600mm.
Saxon specialise in testing unusual vehicles, for example the Saxon B120 is specifically designed for cranes and very heavy trucks, it can accommodate very large wheels, has a test load of 20t and a test width of 3600mm. The B100B-R18u is unique in having hydraulically adjustable test rollers enabling it to test wheels of any size.
Saxon Prüftechnik GmbH are a German manufacturer of vehicle testing and tyre servicing equipment. The company has its origins in East Germany but is now family owned and manufactures at 2 sites in Plauen and Dessau. Saxon’s brake tester range covers everything from motorcycles to cranes.