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1. (WO2014197890) TIRE SERVICE HAMMER

Pub. No.:    WO/2014/197890    International Application No.:    PCT/US2014/041496
Publication Date: Fri Dec 12 00:59:59 CET 2014 International Filing Date: Tue Jun 10 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: B25D 1/00
B25C 1/02
B27F 7/00
Applicants: BOSCH AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE SOLUTIONS INC.
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
Inventors: KOCHIE, Robert
JENSEN, Robert
WHITE, Michael
Title: TIRE SERVICE HAMMER
Abstract:
A tire service hammer includes a handle portion and a head portion having a sledge portion, a wedge portion, and a body portion connecting the sledge portion and the wedge portion, wherein the wedge portion includes a bead breaking wedge and a hook extension. A method of manufacturing a tire service hammer includes providing a handle portion and providing a head portion that includes a sledge portion, a wedge portion, and a body portion connecting the sledge portion and the wedge portion, wherein the wedge portion includes a bead breaking wedge and a hook extension. A tire servicing system for repositioning a wheel having a tire mounted on a rim includes a first grasping portion for securing a portion of the rim while repositioning the wheel, and a breaking portion for breaking a tire bead formed between the tire and the rim.