Rotary has expanded its product line with the introduction of a full line of heavy-duty tire changers designed to help technicians quickly change tires on virtually any vehicle, including trucks, buses and agricultural equipment, in the shop or on the road.
“Whether you’re changing tires in the shop or on the road, on a bus, truck or tractor, Rotary has a heavy-duty tire changer that will help you get the job done quickly on nearly any size wheel,” says Rob Dabrowski, vice president of wheel service equipment for Rotary parent company Vehicle Service Group (VSG).
Rotary says it offers three heavy-duty tire changer models:
- R501N Speed Changer HD: Able to dismount and mount a truck tire in 30 seconds, the R501N Speed Changer HD is equipped with four rollers positioned on both sides of the wheel in diametrically opposite positions. Its compact design is ideal for truck tires, bus tires and super singles, the company says. Maximum tire width is 21 in. and maximum diameter is 52 in.
- R560 Mobile HD: Designed for both roadside and workshop service, the R560 Mobile HD tire changer is easy to use and suitable for closed vans or small workshops. Rotary says the standard roller can be used for tube tires, and the hydraulic clamping and table top are suitable for agricultural tires. Maximum tire width is 37.4 in. and maximum diameter is 51 in.
- R511 Commercial HD: The R511 Commercial HD can service the widest range of wheels, including truck, bus, super single, lock ring and agricultural. The controls, which have lever-type hydraulic distributors, enable the user to regulate the speed of the tool holding the carriage, the company says. Maximum tire width is 36.4 in. and maximum diameter is 64 in.