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The Ranger NextGen™ series R76ATR and R76ATRF tire changers are advanced tilt-tower machines designed to handle the needs of heavy volume tire shops. They perform masterfully on a wide variety of wheels including virtually all OEM and performance tire and wheel configurations. Both models are easy to operate, rugged enough to stand up to demanding workloads and are equipped with right-side power assist tower tools to help when mounting low-profile performance tires. The R76ATRF, our variable-speed model, features an adaptable speed turntable allowing operators to match turntable rotational speed and torque with varied tire and wheel combinations. On both models, ergonomic controls are sensibly placed to minimize excessive reaching, walking, or bending resulting in more jobs per day and increased profits. Other time saving features include a multi-profile traveling drop-center tool, top bead assist rollers, lower bead lifting disc and a nylon non-marring wheel restraint device - important tire shop tools designed to dramatically reduce effort, increase safety, and help minimize operator fatigue. A large 30” capacity turntable with adjustable hardened-steel RimGuard™ wheel clamps provides an internal clamping capacity of 9”- 28” and external clamping capacity of 10”- 30”.
• Tilt-back tower design provides greater clearance and access for tire removal and inflation. Pneumatic-lock tool head stays positioned on the tower return for instant set up for like sets of tires and wheels.
• A new high-torque electric turntable drive features increased speed and reversible direction for quicker tire removal and installation. Controlled speed gives low profile and run-flat beads time to relax to reduce the risk of tire damage. Motor features the best of proven technologies, including rugged copper rotor construction, stronger high-quality ball bearings, thermal-cool epoxy insulation, and durable rolled steel frames.
• A geometric tabletop provides for easier bead lubrication and allows operators to make visual inspections of the lower bead during mounting and inflation procedures.
• The R76ATRF model features true variable speed control allowing operators to match turntable rotational speed with varied tire and wheel combinations. R76ATRF requires 208-230V, 50/60HZ, 1-phase power supply.
• Durable, hardened steel, adjustable RimGuard™ wheel clamps can accommodate wheels from 9” up to 30” and feature internal and external multi‐teeth jaws with vertical mounting bolts that make replacement fast and simple.
• Advanced clamp positioning allows for improved control when clamping wheels. Position clamps exactly where you need them within the entire clamping range. No need for the clamps to cycle the full range.
• A powerful right-side assist tower features a multi-profile traveling drop-center tool that holds stubborn sidewalls in the drop-center area of the wheel for swift, precise mounting. A single lower bead lifting disc can be used to unseat stubborn lower beads or to elevate tires for tool placement. A power-drop top bead assist roller helps hold difficult top beads in place during removal and installation of tough sidewall tires. These important tire shop tools dramatically reduce the effort required to change difficult, low-profile tires and helps minimize operator fatigue. Up front trigger control and articulating arm allows for variable tire and wheel configurations. A heavy-duty, tri-flange, cast-iron assist tower carriage features linear way bearings for durable maintenance-free operation. Up front controls and a sensible ergonomic design provide ease of use and more efficient operation.
• A completely new and proprietary bead-breaker design features bilateral pneumatic accelerators for lightening fast bead-breaker speeds in both directions. A 100% stainless-steel cylinder body means no more worrying about moisture contamination from corrosion due to air source condensation.
• Other exclusive design features include a multi-axis, adjustable blade for multi-angle tire capacity, a large, dual-flange axle that eliminates blade flex and premature failure, and adjustable blade settings that help accommodate a larger variety of tire and wheel combinations.
• Enhanced bead breaker arm features rugged box frame construction that increases the mechanical strength and assures years of dependable service and performance. A large rubber bump-stop assures smooth return to help reduce shock loading and minimize wear on pneumatic cylinder, guides and associated moving parts.
• A balanced flywheel helps the machine run smoothly, reduces vibration, and helps minimize associated stress on other machinery components.
• Industrial-grade, 45-micron, pneumatic control valves feature die cast and machined bodies constructed from zinc and aluminum. High-performance polyurethane seals and self-lubricating, Teflon® piston guides provide increased service life and performance at the highest level possible within almost every imaginable working condition. Valve plungers feature muffled extrication ports that direct any dirt or contamination accumulated on the outside perimeter of the spool to be automatically blown away each time the valve goes into the release position.
• Up front controls and a sensible ergonomic design provide ease of use and more efficient operation. Durable forged steel (instead of cast iron) foot pedal levers will stand up to everyday use and abuse in high-volume tire centers. Snap action spring return means precise and controlled operation.
• Foot pedal control valves feature multi-link rod connections for non-binding plunger movement and precise bilateral control.
• All main-lead electrical terminals, auxiliary switches, and motor enclosures are sealed for air-tight, dust-free and contamination-proof protection of terminal leads.
• Ranger Next Generation™ tire changers feature high pressure polyurethane pneumatic tubing with mirror smooth seamless bore for exceptional flow rates, high abrasion resistance, high burst tolerance and maximum kink resistance.
• Specially engineered drive-belt features convex sidewalls to distribute wear evenly while providing proper belt support for improved service life. Flex-bonded cords and flex-weave covers resist the effects of oil, heat, ozone, weather and aging.
• A newly designed, maintenance-free gearbox features a large oil and grease reservoir that helps provide efficient heat dissipation and improved lubrication for longer service life. Internal baffles and a constant seating stress flange gasket assure positive, leak-free venting. The rugged gearbox enclosure is precision milled for precise alignment of horizontal and vertical bases and features precision helical gears that operate much more smoothly and quietly than typical spur gear transmissions. The rugged housing provides maximum strength for extreme durability under hard working conditions and greater precision under load during worm and gear alignment. High-strength, oversized worm and worm gears are straddle mounted between heavy-duty tapered roller bearings providing rugged dependability.
• A pneumatic nylon non-marring wheel restraint device assures wheels are safely secured to the turntable during inflation procedures.¬¬¬¬¬¬
• Stainless-steel and aluminum pneumatic cylinders are designed to reduce machine vibration and provide low-friction and long life operation. Internal end-of-stroke cushions are standard that help provide cushioning at the end of each full stroke to recue wear on seals, wear band and piston rod. Permanent lubrication design provides outstanding service life.
• A hardened alloy steel mount and demount head has a unique equidimensional shape that allows you to perform all changing functions with the tool head in the same position. The micro-smooth tool head surface glides tire beads effortlessly during mounting and demounting procedures to ensure costly tire damage is minimized.
• Nylon tool head also comes standard. Protect your customers' expensive alloy rims and wheels from marring or damage when mounting with our durable nylon tool head that comes as a standard accessory.
• Important wheel service accessories come standard like a large soap bucket with brush and a multi-piece plastic wheel protector kit that includes turntable jaw covers, bead-breaker blade boots and specialized mount / demount head covers to help protect delicate wheels.
• We throw in a hardened steel tire iron and bead lever tool to assist during all tire mounting and demounting operations.
• A rigid 45mm spring assist hexagonal vertical tool shaft combined with a hardened-steel horizontal outrigger support arm maintains perfect position of the mount-demount tool head during all tire service procedures to reduce the chance of expensive wheels getting damaged.
• All moving parts feature maintenance free linear guide bearings for easy adjustment of both vertical and horizontal wheel settings. The non-flex horizontal arm also features a hardened lower roller guide for smooth and controlled in and out movement. Integrated rubber bump stops assure smooth return during tilt-back operations to help reduce shock loading and minimize wear on tower guides and moving parts.
• A simple to use tire inflator features foot-pedal operation and inflation hose with a sure-grip clip-on valve chuck enabling hands-free operation. Integrated air pressure dump valve enables you to lower tire pressure with a simple push of a button.
• Ranger tire changers feature the renowned TurboBlast™ bead seating system* that blasts a powerful air burst between the tire and rim to help seat stubborn beads fast. A durable, non-marring nylon discharge barrel features a contoured tab that locks securely on the edge of the rim for better control during air discharge between the tire and wheel. A welded-steel, eight-gallon surge tank is larger than competitive models for all the inflation power you need, when you need it.
• Plenty of storage area for tools and accessories. Helps keep your shop tidy and operation-critical tools close at hand.
• Stainless steel braided metal conduit protects hoses and wires from abrasion and wear.
• Optional motorcycle turntable clamps add a whole extra level of versatility. Expand your capabilities, clientele and your bottom line.
Ranger DST2420 Spin Balancer:
The new and improved Ranger DST2420 spin balancer now handles wheels up to 30” diameter. It is a highly accurate and dependable no‐frills balancer that features our proprietary Digital Sensor Technology for critical reliability and repeatability.From one-bay shops to high-volume tire stores, the DST2420 is built with a gritty toughness that puts out perfectly balanced wheels day after day, around the clock. Like all of our DST Series wheel balancers, it’s a zero tolerance performer that features our proven Direct-Axis drive system, accurate to within hundredths of an ounce ensuring wheels are balanced vibration-free.
The DST2420 automatically calculates the exact weight needed to achieve an optimal balance for almost every tire and wheel configuration on the planet and brightly displayed LED’s mark the exact amount and location in just six seconds. A full-menu of time saving features that includes Dynamic, Static, and Performance Alloy settings allow you to balance OEM wheel configurations and performance wheels with minimal effort and speed.
Digital Sensor Technology Our highly accurate Digital Sensor Technology features a 16-digit digital signal processor and single-chip technology that increases productivity and offers unprecedented speed and accuracy--especially when using sophisticated balance and weight placement techniques required for newer high-tech OEM and aftermarket wheels.
Single-chip circuit board architecture provides an inherent performance and reliability advantage compared to multi-chip implementations of the same functionality. In addition to overall latency reductions, the single-chip architecture significantly boosts device throughput. An extremely fast dedicated hyper transport protocol allows data to communicate with the micro-processor at much faster speeds. This solution offers unmatched integration of features and functionality and results in lower power consumption and dissipated heat.
Multi-Directional Quartz Piezoelectric Load Sensors The DST2420 uses highly precise dual-component piezoelectric quartz load sensors combined with a single digital rotation encoder that measure both longitudinal, transversal, and shear effects for multi-directional force unbalance detection. The piezoelectric force sensors used on the DST2420 are very sensitive and offer long-term stability and freedom from fatigue for a service life that is virtually unlimited. The high rigidity quartz crystal sensors result in very high frequency detection in all three directions of measurement.
Wheel Weight Starter Kit - Free samples of Ranger steel wheel weights will be included with ALL DST-2420 and DST-64 series wheel balancers. Starter Kit includes; one bulk roll of 100 silver adhesive steel tape weights, one bulk roll of 100 black adhesive steel tape weights, and one starter box of mixed clip-on steel weights
Quick and Precise Set-Up Multi-size center cones and a full rubber perimeter no-mar “Quick-Nut” bell adapter makes mounting wheels fast and easy and minimizes the risk of costly wheel damage.
Mounting Cone Package The DST2420 tooling package not only includes our standard car and light truck cones, but a heavy-duty truck cone and spacer ring as well. This well equipped package includes three automotive and light truck cones; 1.75” - 2.75”, 2.75” - 3.50”, and 3.50” - 4.25”, and one truck cone 4.50” - 5.00”.
Weight Optimization The DST242000 automatically calculates the minimum amount of weight needed to achieve an optimal balance for the tire and wheel configuration so you use less weight which adds up to real savings and increases your bottom line.
Wheel Graphic Interface A touch-pad display panel features tire and wheel assembly graphics to help simplify speed entry of wheel data and helps guide technicians through balancing procedures. Operator function keys are labeled with simple, easy-to-read icons helping operators identify and command all balancing functions.
LED Rolling Wheel Weight Displays Bright LED weight placement indicators show weight positions as the wheel is gently rolled to exact top-dead-center. Tiered weight placement indicators help identify out-of-sight weight placement such as split-weight or hidden “behind-the-spoke” techniques. Aids with clip-on, and tape weight placement at precise locations for zero-on balancing every time.
Features & Specs
Ranger Tire Changer R76-ATR Wheel Balancer DST-2420
Type of Drive System
Electric / Air
3 HP (220 VAC 50-60 HZ)
110-175 PSI (8-12 BAR)
Wheel Clamping Method (Adjustable Clamps)
4 Clamps - Internal / External
Table Clamping System
Dual Pneumatic Cylinders
Bead Breaking System
Adjustable Pneumatic Blade
Power Assist Tower(s)
Single / Right-Side
Bead Lifting Roller(s)
Single / Right-Side
Upper Bead Assist Roller
Single / Right-Side
Traveling Drop-Center Hold Down Devise
Vertical Shaft / Tool Head Positioning
Pneumatic / Locking
Inflation Gauge & Integrated Air Dump Valve
Inflation Pressure Regulator/Limiter
Oiler / Lubricator
Bead Tool/Tire Iron
Alloy-Steel Mount-Demount Head
Nylon Mount-Demount Head
Large Soap Bucket
Inflation Restraint Devise
Powerful Bead Seating System
Tool Tray / Bin Storage
Motorcycle Turntable Clamps
Internal Rim Clamping Capacity
10" – 30” ( 254 mm - 762 mm)
External Rim Clamping Capacity
9" – 28" (229 mm - 711 mm)
Turntable Tire Width Capacity (Mounting)
4" – 18" (102 mm – 457 mm)
Bead Breaker Tire Width Capacity (Demounting)
1.5" – 16" (38 mm – 406 mm)
Maximum Tire Diameter
43" (1092 mm)
970 lbs. (440 Kg) / 979 lbs. ( 445 Kg)
•Dynamic, Static, and Performance Alloy settings
•A multi-user save function holds presets to increase productivity
•An ergonomic control board and easy-to-read LED display has vibrant visual cues and keypad to improve efficiency and proper balancing techniques for faster floor-to-floor times
•A simultaneous retrieval of static, dynamic and ALU1\ALU2\ALU3 data, identifies weight placement configurations for a variety of wheel styles and designs with the simple push of a button
•Automatic rolling wheel parameter setting feature saves valuable time and minimizes errors
•Low RPM balancing speed and rapid six-second cycle time
•Gram/ounce selection and millimeter/inch selection
•Automatic round-off with top-dead-center weight position indicator
•Tiered weight placement indicators help identify out-of-sight position weight placement such as split-weight or hidden “behind-the-spoke” techniques
•Manual or automatic start when hood is lowered.
•Self calibration function
•High-volume top weight tray and side shelf storage gives you room to inventory a wide variety of wheel weights and tools
•Precision-machined, hardened-steel 36-mm shaft.
•Quick-release hub nut for dramatically reduced set-up times
•Side-position brake hold wheels at precisely 12-o’clock for proper weight placement.
•Side cone storage pegs keeps accessories readily available
•New “open-side” hood design allows for a broader coverage of tire shapes and sizes
•Motor: 1.5 hp / 110V/220V 50/60HZ 1Ph..
•Working temperature: -5C/27F - 50C/82F
•Drive system: belt drive
•Cycle time: 6 - 9 seconds (avg.)
•Balancing modes: dynamic / static / 3-alloy
•Top positioning weight locator: standard
•Inside & outside measuring: standard
•Millimeter / inches selection: standard
•Ounce / gram selection: standard
•Wheel offset distance setting: manual
•Self-calibration function: standard
•Auto start when hood is lowered: standard
•Wheel spin braking: automatic / electronic
•Wheel holding manual brake pedal: standard
•Centering cones included: 3 standard / 1 truck
•Truck cone / spacer ring adapter set: included standard
•Wheel calipers: standard
•Rear cone mount spring: standard
•No-mar rear cone mount pressure cup: standard
•Quick-release & mount hub nut: standard
•Maximum tire diameter: 47" / 1,194 mm
•Max tire weight: 145 pounds (65 kg)
•Max. wheel diameter: 10" - 30" / 254 mm - 672 mm
•Wheel width capacity: 2" - 18" / 51 mm - 457 mm
•Balancing increments: 0.25 or 0.01 oz
•Balancing speed: 180 rpm
•Accuracy: +/- 1 gram / .035 oz
•Resolution (round off mode): 0.01 ounce, 1.4°
•Shipping weight: 398 lbs. / 181 kg
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