The LiftWise division of Diversified Product Development has introduced the SideWinder, a hydraulic tire handler designed to work with an overhead crane or lift to move, mount and handle tires directly from a horizontal position.
The SideWinder has a capacity for tires with diameters from 58 to 75 inches and up to 2,200 pounds, making it ideal for tractors and agriculture equipment, to construction equipment and material handlers.
One person can remotely operate the SideWinder, which can lift a tire from a flat position and rotate it continuously to vertical for installation.
The battery-powered Sidewinder comes with a built-in charger. Other features include a self-locking gearbox and hydraulic cylinders with holding valves.