Floor Type Tire Spreader
Spreader has been shipped completely assembled.
Remove wrappings and barrier material from air valves.
Place tire roll up plate in center of front and hook over angle base.
Roll tire onto support rollers. Slide hooks up to proper level for tire size.
Hooks should slope slightly upward to tire. Insert fast pins in arms. Then
swing hooks into tire beads.
Step on spread valve to spread tire. Valve will hold tire at desired spread
width. To release spread step on valve marked, "release". When hooks are
fully relaxed, swing hooks out of tire.
The spreader will handle the complete range of tires from 7.50-10 four-ply
through 16.00-24.5 twenty-ply. Maximum spread is 16 inches.
Oil the pivot points of hook pivot and arm pivot through oil hole in sleeves.
The vertical posts may be waxed to make hook assemblies slide easier.
Oil the tire support roller shafts at brackets.
Oil pivot points at piston
rod and cylinder end connections.
Each six months remove air cylinder cover plate and remove piston and rod.
Clean thoroughly. Replace 1/2 cup of oil in rear of cylinder through pipe
tee on end of cylinder after cylinder has been reassembled.