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Truck Wheel Balancers

Concept Garage Equipment can supply and install quality Truck Wheel Balancers for all types of garages, workshops or MOT Bays. Branded Truck Wheel Balancing Machines for all Classes of MOT Bays and perfect for all professional truck services. If you are looking for a commercial wheel balancing machine or are unsure what you will need for your truck workshop call us today on 0113 469 0572.

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Truck wheel balancers, also known as Commercial Vehicle Wheel Balancers are machines used to ensure the even distribution of weight around the wheels of a truck.

They play a crucial role in maintaining the stability and smooth operation of the vehicle. These balancers are designed to identify and correct any imbalances in the weight distribution of the wheel and tyre assembly on large commercial vehicles such as Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV), Buses, Coaches, Trucks, Tractors, lorries and earth-moving vehicles.

Imbalances within the wheel rotation can lead to uneven tyre wear, vibrations, and reduced handling performance. Truck wheel balancers utilise sensors and rotating equipment to measure the weight distribution and then the user can apply counterweights to ensure that the wheel spins evenly. This process enhances driving comfort, safety, and the overall lifespan of the vehicle tyres and other components.

There are several types of truck wheel balancers available, each designed to cater to different needs and preferences. Here are some common types:

  • Static Balancers: These are the most basic types of wheel balancers. They work by identifying imbalances while the wheel is stationary. The technician manually adds weights to the rim to counterbalance the weight distribution before re-testing the balance.
  • Dynamic Balancers: Dynamic balancers work with the wheel in motion, simulating real-world conditions. They detect imbalances while the wheel is spinning and make adjustments accordingly. This type of balancer is more accurate than static balancers and provides better results for high-speed applications.
  • Computerised Balancers: These advanced balancers use computer technology to analyse and correct imbalances. They often feature touchscreens and digital displays, making the process more intuitive and precise. Computerised balancers can handle a wide range of wheel sizes and weights, making them suitable for various types of trucks.
  • Road Force Balancers: These balancers take into account the road force variation that occurs when the tyre is in contact with the road. They apply a roller against the rotating tyre to simulate road conditions and identify any irregularities that might not be evident during static or dynamic balancing.
  • Smart Wheel Balancers: Some modern balancers are equipped with smart technology that allows them to communicate with other diagnostic and repair equipment in the shop. This integration can help optimise the overall tyre and wheel maintenance process.
  • Portable Wheel Balancers: Also sometimes referred to as Bubble Balancers, these are designed for on-the-go maintenance, portable balancers are compact and lightweight. They are ideal for mobile tyre service providers or truck fleets that need to balance wheels at different locations.
  • Automated Balancing Systems: These systems automate the entire balancing process, from measuring the imbalances to applying counterweights. They can significantly reduce the need for manual intervention and can be particularly useful for high-volume tyre fitters or commercial vehicle garages.

Choosing the right type of truck wheel balancer depends on factors such as the specific application, the level of accuracy required, and the volume of work. Each type of balancer offers distinct benefits in terms of precision, convenience, and efficiency.