Hofmann monty™ FA 1000 Fully Automatic Tire Changer
The Hofmann monty FA 1000 fully-automatic tire changer is designed to safely and efficiently change all types of tire and wheel combinations. The innovative design features on the monty FA 1000 include: computerized mount/demount programs, automatic tire diameter measurement, automatic laser-profiling of the wheel, integrated wheel lift, electro-hydraulic center clamping, two-speed drive system and top-side bead inflation.
Computerized Mount/Demount Programs
- Technician can choose from Standard, Soft side-wall or Sports tires such as high-performance, low-profile and run-flats.
- The technician is guided step-by-step through the tire changing process using a single "paddle switch" control.
- The technician can choose a Manual program and use the individual controls for tire matching and for TPMS service.
Lever-Less No-Contact Mount/Demount Tools
- Tools are automatically positioned safely and precisely via patented imaging technology - eliminating damage caused by tool-to-wheel contact.
- Designed to perfectly match the shape of the tire bead and wheel bead seat area.
Center-Post Hydraulic Clamp
- Quick and effortless clamping of the wheel and tire assembly
- Eliminates wheel diameter as a factor in being able to handle all custom and OEM wheels
- Enhances operator safety and eliminates wheel damage associated with outer/inner wheel clamping
- Clamps at the center, the wheel’s strongest point
- Patented laser imaging technology scans wheel profile for precise tool placement.
Integrated Wheel Lift
- Front-mounted wheel lift automatically measures the tire’s diameter for precise placement onto the clamping pedestal.
- Paddle switch control effortlessly positions the tire onto the changer.
- Designed to assist the technician and reduce fatigue.
- Reduces the chance of damaging expensive wheels.
Pneumatic Bead Assist
- Maintains top bead in drop-center on difficult performance wheels.
- Reduces the chance of top bead damage.
- Allows one technician to change any wheel.
Two-Speed Drive System
- Foot pedal motor control system delivers the right torque and speed.
- Two speeds: Low speed with high torque, and fast speed with less torque.
Top-Side Bead Inflation
- No need to demount wheel from tire changer.
- Inflates difficult wheels quickly and easily.