Let’s face it, technology really has made life easier for tire techs. You have touchless tire changers, balancers that automatically lift and lock tires, and more.
Changeover season is here and technology can be a huge help, but only if you know how to behave around this equipment, and how to use it properly.
Sure, there’s an automatic tire changer that only takes two minutes to change a tire. You still have to set it up correctly, mount and clamp it, so it does the bead breaking and everything right. It’s marvellous technology that increases operator safety and reduces damage on the tire and wheel assembly. Manufacturers will provide the training to make sure you know how to operate it right. …