Flipping tires may sound like a good workout for some people, but force those same people to do it for a living, and their views may change. However, that’s a daily occurrence in the life of a HD tire technician. With some tires, like the new super singles, tipping the scales at 300lbs.+, you can see why trying to man handle that all day would get old. So why not make your tech’s life and your bottom line better? Enter Chief’s C601N HD Tirechanger.
This isn’t your dad’s tire changer, the C601N is the most capable and robust truck tire changer available on the market today. This one of a kind machine improves productivity while increasing workplace safety and conserving valuable floor space.
No Tire Flipping or Lifting
The C601N does all the heavy lifting, saving your techs time and their backs. How many times have you watched your technician lift a 300lb tire assembly that is lying flat on the floor? With the integrated lift and ramp, you simply roll the tire and wheel up to the machine and slide it back to the clamping jaws. With the simple push of a button the wheel is safely clamped to the jaws. Another push of a button the machine then lifts the assembly off the floor to full working height.
Some owners have their shop mapped out in square inches, rather than feet, as floor space is a high commodity. The amount of space 4 tires lying flat on the floor takes up is tremendous. The C601N changes the tires upright, instead of lying down. The footprint of the machine is designed vertically rather than horizontally, keeping the overall footprint to a minimum.
Let the Machine do the Work
Flipping and lifting the tire into place is only half the battle using the conventional method. The C601N uses its strong 3-phase electric motor to remove the old tire and mount the new. Rotary has a tradition of innovating new products to speed up processes and increase profits, and the C601N is exactly that. The patented operating system of the C601N tire changer is one of a kind. With this distinctive design, the changer is equipped with four rollers positioned on both sides of the wheel in diametrically opposite positions. With this system, the dismounting of the tire is a simple operation: while the front bead breakers keep the bead in the drop center, the rear breakers continue their course until the dismounting is complete.
If you would like more info on the C601N, or any other machine in our wheel service family, please contact one of our knowledgeable distributors.