Patent Number: 6,305,453

Title: Tire bead breaker

Abstract: A portable, lightweight, tire bead breaking apparatus includes a vertically oriented frame disposed upon a wheeled base. A hydraulically actuated ram is pivotally mounted to the frame. A bead breaking shoe is attached to a distal end of the ram, and engages the beaded edge of a tire mounted upon a swivel pan rotatably mounted to the base. The bead breaking operator is able to simultaneously operate the ram, while rotating the tire disposed upon the swivel pan.

Inventors: Zielewicz; Robert (Johnson City, NY)

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International Classification: B60C 25/00 (20060101); B60C 25/125 (20060101); B60C 25/128 (20060101); B60C 025/125 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018