Equipment

Check out the new Mass17 Workstations and Equipment…

 
 

Applus designed and built the MASS17 workstations using industry leading, state-of the-art features with the following goals in mind:

KEY FEATURES:

  • Increased reliability to reduce down time

  • Ease of use for turn-key operation and efficiency

  • Industry-leading training and real-time support

 

STATE-OF-THE-ART WORKSTATIONS

  • New features enhance test integrity, speed and usability

  • OBD scan tool meets California Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) certification standards, including requirements for durability and communication

  • Option for wireless OBD scan tools and bar code scanners reduces the number of cords coming from the workstation

  • Engine temperature and RPM are captured during the opacity test

  • Larger computer monitor that displays all non-commercial vehicle safety items on single screen is standard

  • Plug-and-play components make it easy to replace parts and stay up and running

  • Improved, self-contained cart design, with locking storage compartment, keeps everything organized, secure and clean

  • Flexible keyboard that is durable, washable and waterproof is standard on all workstations

  • Spare critical cables are included with each workstation

  • Digital signature capture for the vehicle inspection report (VIR) will be provided for FMCSA/DOT commercial inspections.

  • VIR printer is networked using a Serial cable for increased reliability so print failures can be addressed before they happen, which means fewer inspection restarts.

INDUSTRY LEADING TRAINING AND REAL-TIME SUPPORT 

  • Applus manufactures, supports and services all of its own equipment for higher quality and faster, more knowledgeable service and support

  • Stations and inspectors will now have access to their own personalized dashboard through their workstation OR any internet connected device.

  • Real-time QA test analysis and test interruptions to ensure the highest quality inspection and video conferencing 

  • Staffing of 10 Motorist Assistance Centers (MACs) with two Registered Emissions Repair Technicians each to help inspection and repair professionals across Massachusetts

  • Ability to interrupt inspections for two-way communication with MAC staff when unusual test results are encountered

  • Enhanced training opportunities for repair technicians, including no-cost training to help them keep current with OBD systems

VIDEO TECHNOLOGY FOR IMPROVED DOCUMENTATION AND SUPPORT

  • Hand-held cameras to correctly identify vehicles being inspected and document obvious safety defects

  • Inspection process includes multiple cameras: 3 per workstation

  • Inspector-initiated video conferencing during an inspection for technical support and program assistance

VIDEO TECHNOLOGY FOR IMPROVED DOCUMENTATION AND SUPPORT

  • Hand-held cameras to correctly identify vehicles being inspected and document obvious safety defects

  • Inspection process includes multiple cameras: 3 per workstation

  • Inspector-initiated video conferencing during an inspection for technical support and program assistance