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Safe and fast tire changers for big tires


Hunter Heavy-Duty Tire Changers


Heavy-Duty Tire Changers

Powerful tire changers for big tires

Whether your need is a capable, efficient machine for semi-truck tires, or a tire machine that will change skidder tires, Hunter has a model to suit. The TCX635HD outpaces any tire changer for over-the-road truck tires with none of the fatigue and safety risk of bars and hammers. The TCX645HD can do all that, plus handle implement tires up to 90 inches in diameter.

Features at-a-glance

  • Tulip-style wheel clamp
  • Safe controls
  • Roller Demounting
  • Standard Hook



Product family at-a-glance


Extra torque, extra speed
  • 14.5 - 24.5 in. rim diameter
  • 3.94 in. min rim hole diameter
  • 58 in. max tire diameter
  • 27 in. max width
  • 1,545 lbs. max weight
  • 9 rpm CW & CCW
  • 208-240V, 1ph, 60Hz, 20A


For over-the-road assemblies
  • 14.5 - 24.5 in. rim diameter
  • 3.94 in. min rim hole diameter
  • 55 in. max tire diameter
  • 27 in. max width
  • 1,545 lbs. max weight
  • 7 rpm CW & CCW
  • 208-230V, 1ph, 60Hz, 20A


Truck tires to skidders
  • 14 - 46 in. rim diameter
  • 3.94 in. min rim hole diameter
  • 90.5 in. max Diameter
  • 42 in. max width
  • 2,200 lbs. max weight
  • 10 & 5 rpm CW, CCW
  • 230V, 3ph, 60Hz, 26A




TCX635HD Features

Operator-friendly design

  • Low risk - No hammers, no bars, no lifting very heavy tires
  • Low service height - Easy to roll on and no fear of tire falling off during demounting
  • Optional ramps - Popular "plus" model includes ramps, and mounting bar

Superior wheel accomodation

  • Easy match mounting - Rotate tire on rim when needed for the smoothest ride
  • Specialty rim friendly - Standard hook can be used to mount and demount challenging tires and rims without fear of damage
  • Simple controls - Easy to use levers control all operations in a convenient and safe operator position
  • Versatile jaws - Secure small center holes, thick wide based allow wheels, centerless wheels, and much more

Powerful tools to assist

  • Fast and easy rollers - Most tires can be pushed on and off, no switching tools
  • Inner "drop roller" - Speeds service times, never a need to remove to make room
  • Hydraulic carriage - Maximum power and fast tool positioning

Tulip-style clamp

Quickly & easily clamp assemblies with no damage to the wheel

All-in-one controls

Houses all user operations, pivots to allow flexibility, and height is adjustable (two positions)

Bead-breaking rollers

Quickly & easily break tire beads with no wheel damage. Drop roller saves time.

Technician safety

The TCX635 functions close to the ground to keep heavy tires at a safe height.

Easily service special assemblies

Use the standard hook attachment to mount and demount tubed or sharp edged wheels, or other more difficult assemblies.



Match-mounting is easy!

When combined with Hunter's heavy-duty wheel balancers, the heavy-duty tire machines provide match-mounting capability for achieving the smoothest possible ride.



TCX645HD Features

Operator-friendly design

  • Mobile controller - Full access to controls when servicing the front or back of large assemblies.  (Wireless optional)
  • Low risk - Use powerful tools instead of bars and hammers.  No lifting of very heavy assemblies

Superior wheel accomodation

  • Versatile jaws - Clamp center holes as small as 3.94 in, or rims as large as 46"
  • Optional skidder clamp - Useful when servicing difficult skidder style double drop center wheels
  • Spring loaded hook / disc roller - Mount and demount the toughest tires with minimal risk of rim damage

Convenient functions

  • Two speeds - Select high speed for bead loosening or easy assemblies.  Use low speed for the tough ones
  • Speed carriage quickly - Shuttle the carriage from front to rear of the rim
  • On-board storage - Keep standard and optional accessories organized

Tire cutter attachement

Quickly and easily cut apart foam filled tires for disposal.

Pedestal control unit

Hand and foot controls actuate multiple operations for delicate bead breaking, mounting and demounting, minimizing the potential for tire or rim damage.


Integrated tool storage

Integrated tool storage is conveniently located on the tire changer base, increasing operating efficiency and helping prevent damage and loss.

Tulip-style clamp

Tulip system provides universal, self-centering, standard clamping capacity of 14 to 46 inches. Two-speed chuck rotation operates clockwise and counter-clockwise.

Mount & demount with ease

Tractor, implement and other specialty wheel assemblies are serviced using the same tools and techniques.



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