IDIADA UK’s Brakes Division offers a huge range of brake component and system testing services, including not only industry standards but also bespoke testing capability to suit our clients’ requirements.

  • Friction Performance: Test Procedure – SAE J2522 AK Master
  • Wear: Test Procedure – ISO 26866 CV Wear
  • Disc Integrity: Test Procedure – UNECE R90 Thermal Fatigue
  • NVH: Test Procedure – SAE J2521 AK Noise
  • Homologation: approval to all UNECE R90 and UNECE R13 regulations
  • Bespoke Test Procedures
  • Benchmarking: Friction and disc material Comparisons
  • Advanced Braking System Testing, including brake-by-wire and regenerative braking simulations.


Applus IDIADA owns various dynamometers for motorbike, passenger car, light and heavy commercial vehicle testing. One of the key features of this equipment is the dbDyno.

dbDyno is an IDIADA in-house developed control system which makes it possible to completely manage a brake NVH dynamometer. It integrates all the software needed for managing dyno activities:  testing, analysis and results generation tools. It also allows full-vehicle testing integration: full compatibility with vehicle testing unit (dbBrake) and is fully capable of reproducing pre-recorded vehicle brake applications on dyno. A constantly developed tool, it allows great flexibility in order to suit our customers’ requirements.


Take a look to the following articles, published by the brakes IDIADA team, at The Break Report Magazine:



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