Hennessy debuts Coats 1250-3D balancer
Hennessy Industries Inc.'s Coats 1250-3D wheel balancer automatically positions the tire and wheel assembly at the corrective weight position and stops and locks the spindle to aid in wheel weight installation.
Additionally, operators are able to automatically index the tire and wheel assembly to the next corrective weight position with just the touch of a button, resulting in decreased overall cycle time and accurate corrective weight placement, the company says.
The stop and lock function works with the EconoBalance balancing mode, resulting in decreased use of corrective weight and reducing the number of “re-spins” compared to conventional balancers, Hennessy reports.
In an effort to streamline the balancing process, the 1250-3D is equipped with a 3-D Auto Data Entry system.Techs need to just touch the A&D and lower the hood and sensors automatically measure all three parameters for analyzing balance, helping to eliminate lengthy measuring and manual data entry. However, the balancer also offers manual control backup when necessary.
Its onboard Laser Guidance Operation system pinpoints correct weight placement by marking at the six o’clock position to ensure accurate balance. It also handles tricky behind-the-spoke balances that are often the most time consuming. The automatic stop and lock at weight position feature assists by eliminating rotation searches for placement cues.
An easy-to-read LED interface featuring visual cues and keypad promotes proper balancing techniques and fast floor-to-floor times by providing operators step-by-step instructions. The Static on Screen display offers a simultaneous view of static and dynamic data and can identify any excess residual static imbalance.
The 1.5 hp direct drive motor improves wheel balancing speed, accuracy and dependability.
Other features include a convenient and logical wheel weight storage system, a 40 mm engine shaft designed to handle the toughest passenger car and lightweight truck applications, and the ability to work with eight balancing modes including static, dynamic, four-alloy options, behind the spoke and patch balance.