Brake Testing in Quarries

Brake Testing in Quarries

Clive Kelly is a  qualified Safety Inspector who carries out brake testing in quarries for heavy plant machinery including dumpers and loading shovels. We use the with the newest Turnkey Simret 4000 test equipment. Clive has received training on the use of the brake testing equipment and this brake tester gets calibrated by the manufacturer every 12 months.

We perform on-site brake testing in Quarries and Civil Engineering Projects in Clare, Limerick, Kerry, Cork, Tipperary, Waterford, Galway and surrounding counties.

About Brake Testing

The consequences of not getting your heavy plant and machinery brake tested in a quarry can be very serious. It can lead to down time in production, financial cost, injury to staff and the possibility of personal injury insurance claims.  The results of the brake test (or braking efficiency) on loading shovels needs to be greater than 28% and on laden dump trucks this needs to be greater than 19%.

Simret 4000 Brake Tester

The Simret 4000 brake testing equipment simplifies the routine testing of heavy vehicle and braking systems to ensure compliance with Health and Safety Regulations and is the accepted standard for instrumented brake testing.

  • Brake ratio testing of rubber-tyre vehicles in quarries. Vehicles tested include Loading Shovels, and dumpers.
  • The brake test can be carried out on any gradient.
  • The test system Displays and prints test graphs and results as required for Quarries Regulations.

The above Thorough Testing is carried out on a 6 monthly basis.
You can be assured that any prices quoted by Clive Kelly will not be in any way excessive.

Please contact us on 087 2196988  for further details.

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Brake Testing in Quarries

Brake Testing in Quarries