ESCO Bed Breakers  have become a staple in the tire service industry for well over 30 years. ESCO provides a wide range of bead breakers that can handle rim sizes from the smallest to largest of application. Here are some examples of rim styles and types of vehicles they can be found on.

Styles of Rim

Single Piece

The most common rim in the Over-The-Road category. Some include:

  • Backhoes
  • Small Construction Equipment
  • Areial Platforms
  • Compact Trailers
  • Recreational & ATV
  • Lawn & Garden Equipment
  • Small Wheel Loaders
  • Hub Wheels
  • Sprocketed Hub Drive Wheels
  • Trailers
  • Skid Steer Loaders, and more.

Two Piece

Two pice rims are not as common, however, ESCO products can be used on any combination of rim/wheel assemblies. Pieces include front flange and rim base. Some include:

  • Industrial Forklifts
  • Demountable Rims & Components Used on Heavy Trucks
  • Military Trucks & Trailers
  • Two Piece Bolt Together Style Rims
  • Utility Vehicles
  • Ground Support Equipment, and more.

Three Piece

Three piece rims are the most common in the Off-The-Road, agricultural, and mining applications. Pieces include locking rim, rim base, and front flange. Some include:

  • Construction Equipment
  • Telehandlers
  • Wheel Loaders & Graders
  • Articulate Haulers
  • Military Trucks & Trailers
  • Surface & Underground Mining Equipment, and more.

Five Piece

Five piece rims are specific to mining applications and are most commonly large tire specific. Pieces include locking ring, bead seat band, front flange, rim base, and back flange. Some include:

  • Haul Trucks
  • Mining Vehicles
  • Articulating Haulers
  • Wheel Loaders
  • Rubber Tired Dozers, and more.