smartSpeed uses patented technology that optimizes the torque applied to the wheel and automatically sets the maximum rotation speed of the wheel.
 - Photo courtesy of Hofmann

smartSpeed uses patented technology that optimizes the torque applied to the wheel and automatically sets the maximum rotation speed of the wheel.

Photo courtesy of Hofmann

Hofmann's patented smartSpeed technology provides the ability to change tough tires quickly, safely, and without damage. 

“Our intuitive smartSpeed technology automatically selects the optimal speed and torque on the tire changer with a single pedal position,” said Kyle Harris, product manager for Hofmann. “Even during a shop’s busiest hours, when throughput really matters, smartSpeedä maximizes shop productivity without damaging tires or wheels.”

New Hofmann tire changers featuring smartSpeed technology include:

  • Hofmann monty 3550 – Featuring the industry's most advanced capabilities to service a wide variety of wheel and tire assemblies, the monty 3550 is specifically designed to change low-profile, high-performance and run-flat tires, maximizing a shop's versatility.
  • Hofmann monty 1625 - Designed for high-volume tire shops, multi-bay repair shops and dealerships, the monty 1625 is ideal for servicing standard and performance wheels on cars and light trucks.

“With smartSpeed, users will see an instant increase in performance and productivity,” Harris said. “smartSpeed not only automatically minimizes damage to the tires but it also provides innovative, patented technology that optimizes the torque applied to the wheel and automatically sets the maximum rotation speed of the wheel. The variable speeds available also gives the service technician the best options for maximum productivity.”

Originally posted on Work Truck Online