Try your Brakes!

For mechanical, chemical and physical testing as well as ageing of automotive and motorcycle components.

4Ward provide a competitive, time-efficient testing service with clear and presentable test reports. We are delighted by the growth of the Automotive Product Testing Programs that we have experienced over the past two years.

Brake hose integrity is not the highest of car buying criteria, for the average consumer, yet brake hose failures certainly produce accidents of the type that gain negative global media coverage that is damaging to manufacturers and their suppliers. 

Ensuring your brake hoses will work under the most extreme standards is vital to protecting your business against litigation leading to unseen costs that can seriously limit or destroy a business.

The highest standards of testing will provide your customers with the confidence to continue to use your products increasing your value within your target marketplace.

Manufacturers, in Europe, attaching a DOT symbol to their brake hoses are certifying that specific hoses meet ALL the requirements of the FMVSS 106. (FMVSS section $5.2.2 (a))

Do you know if your brake hoses meet the requirements? 

  • We offer a wide range of physical tests including:
  • High Pressure Hose Burst Testing 10,000psi
  • High Pressure Hose Impulse Testing 3000 psi
  • Fluid exposure/compatibility
  • Whip Testing
  • Volumetric expansion
  • Environmental ageing -76 to +300
  • Tensile tests
  • Low temperature resistance
  • Ozone resistance
  • End fitting corrosion
  • Environmental testing
Our latest video showing a brake host test in action

For more information call us on +44 (0) 1798 342 240 or email [email protected]

Reviews From Our Happy Clients
4ward Testing have worked closely with Canusa and our client on all aspects of the work undertaken. Their wide experience, coupled with an in-depth knowledge of international specifications and standards, has helped speed the testing process considerably and their professional, authoritative and confident testing skills have allowed us to arrange witnessed tests, giving our clients even greater assurance of true independence - tangible benefits of the 4ward Testing philosophy of intelligent testing.We would have no hesitation in recommending 4ward Testing, as they have proven to be a modern, professional an progressive testing laboratory with a refreshing mix of academic and...

Canusa Systems Ltd

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Reviews From Our Happy Clients
A highly professional EN14683 mask testing service from 4ward Testing. They were competitively priced and delivered test reports according to promised and agreed time scales. We have used their service a couple of times and will be using going forward. Test reports itself are well presented and comprehensive. Being one of the largest brands of Type IIR Face masks we are proud to inform our customers that our Masks are UK Lab tested by a well-respected company such as 4ward testing. Keep up the professional service!


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