Tool for mounting and removing tyres onto and from respective wheel rims

  • US 6,453,971 B2
  • Filed: 06/20/2001
  • Issued: 09/24/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/20/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A tool for mounting and removing tires onto and from respective wheel rims comprising:

  • a profiled body mounted on a cylindrical shank provided at the end of a tool holder bar associated with a tire removal machine, said profiled body having two active portions comprising a blade and a head;

    wherein the blade and the head extend from two parts comprising coaxial hubs, both of which coaxial hubs are mounted on the cylindrical shank of the tool holder bar and irremovably coupled together such that their mutual orientation can be adjusted, and wherein at least one of the hubs is provided with means for torsionally locking the hub to the shank.

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