Product Overview

The John Bean BFH 800 Fully Automatic Wheel Balancing System uses Virtual Plan Imaging Balance technology to quickly provide accurate wheel balance results.

Optical Charged Coupled Device (CCD) scanner and a sonic sensor to determine all wheel data inputs automatically. Productivity enhancing features include power clamping, automatic optical wheel recognition, automatic spoke counting and wheel flange identfication for clip weights.

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Collect Measurements in Six Seconds!

Automatic Balance Measurement

Key Features at a Glance

  • Virtual Plane Imaging (VPI) and measurement imaging capture the profile of the wheel
  • In eight seconds, the color display shows the location of any imbalance and identifies the optimal tape or clip-on weight location

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Patented Power Clamp

Automtatic Power Clamp*

Key Features at a Glance

  • Electromechanical wheel clamping makes the entire process quick and simple
  • Provides a reliable and consistent condition to assure accurate and repeatable measurements

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Data Freeze

Data Freeze

Key Features at a Glance

  • Captures the automatic inputs for re-use on same size tires to speed results

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Automatic Spoke Detection

Automatic Behind the Spoke Weight Placement

Key Features at a Glance

  • A laser dot shines behind the spoke to indicate the exact weight location

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Weight Wizard

Weight Wizard*

Key Features at a Glance

  • Automatically tracks weight usage by type and size to aid inventory and cost management

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Optional WeightMiser™ Software

Optional Weightmiser™ Software

Key Features at a Glance

  • Recommends lower weight amounts where possible to drive cost reduction
  • Tracks and records savings over time

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Automatic Inputs

Key Features at a Glance

  • Optical scanners automatically measure the wheel
  • The scanners recognize the wheel type/edge
  • Correct weight type and size shown to aid productivity

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Maximum Wheel & Tire Assembly Weight 154 lbs. (70 kg)
Maximum Wheel & Tire Assembly Diameter 44" (112 cm)
Maximum Wheel & Tire Assembly Width 21" (53.3 cm)
Wheel Diameter Range 8" - 30" (20 - 76 cm)
Automatic Wheel Measurement Range 13" - 24" (33 - 61 cm)
Balancer Shaft Diameter 40 mm
Balancing Accuracy 0.05 oz
Scanner Accuracy 0.004"
Measuring Speed 200 RPM
Power Clamp Included
Data Entry (Wheel Distance, Diameter, & Width) Automatic
Dimensions (DxWxH) 68"x55"x76" (173 cm x 140 cm x 193 cm)
Shipping Weight 430 lbs (195 kg)
Power Requirements 230V, 1Ph, 60Hz


Standard Accessories

Part Number Description
EAA0307G54A Power Clamp Nut Kit
EAM0005D40A Calibration Weight
EAA0247G21A Wheel Width Gauge
00058839000 Weight Pliers

Optional Accessories

Because wheel designs are unique and ever-changing, standardized cone packages lack the flexibility to meet the mounting demands of today’s wheels. Putting our customer’s needs first, John Bean offers a selection of cone packages capable of servicing a wide range of wheel and tire assemblies.

Part Number Description
EAK0221J31A 7 Cone Kit
EAK0309J28A 4 Cone Kit
EAK0309J11A 4 Cone Set and One Inch Spacer
EAK030912A 7 Cone Set and One Inch Spacer

Optional OEM Tooling Kits

Part Number Description
EAK0221J94B Acura / Honda
EAK0221J95C Audi / Volkswagen
EAK0221J96B BMW / Mini
EAK0221J83A Chrysler / Dodge / Jeep
EAK0221J97C Ford / Lincoln / Mercury
EAK0221J74B General Motors
EAK0221J98A Infiniti / Nissan
EAK0221J99C Jaguar / Land Rover
EAK0309J01D Lexus / Toyota / Scion
EAK0309J02C Maybach / Mercedes-Benz
EAK0309J03B Subaru