Commercial Wheel Aligner

Fast and accurate wheel alignment for multi-axle commercial vehicles.

The Commercial Wheel Aligner


The Hunter WAHD commercial vehicle aligner ensures three-axle live results and uses rolling compensation, so no jacking required.

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Product Overview

Fuel efficiency and tyre life maximisation are both prime concerns in the transport industry. Identify alignment issues in under three minutes with a single roll compensation ensuring maximum workshop efficiency. Present the results with Hunter printouts in graphical, technical or interactive email formats.

Why invest in Commercial Wheel Aligners?

Self-centring adaptors

Highly versatile for a range of truck and bus wheels.

Rolling Compensation

Compensates all sensors at once with a short roll forward.

Quick Check

Identifies new alignment opportunities quickly to increase revenue.

Current Truck Preformance
Average Kilometers per Truck per Year km
Average Km/Litre fuel consumption £
Truck Fuel Cost
Diesel Price per Litre £
Fuel cost per truck per Year £
Percentage improvement in Fuel consumption - with Regular Alignment 2%
Annual Fuel Savings per Truck - with Regular Alignment £
Steer Tyre Costs
Average Price per Tyre £
Number of Steer Tyres per Truck
Current Average Steer Tyre Life ( kilometers ) km
Current Average Cost of Steer Tyres (based on kilometers/year) £
Percentage Extension of Tyre Life - with Regular Alignment (25-30% is Avg) 25%
Annual Steer Tyre Savings per Truck - wih Regular Alignment £
Drive Tyre Costs per Tractor
Average Price per Tyre £
Number of Drive Tyres per Tractor
Current Average Drive Tyre Life (Kilometers) km
Current Annual Cost of Drive Tyres (based on Km/year) £
Percentage Extension of Tyre Life - with Regular Alignment (25-30% is Avg) 25%
Annual Drive Tyre Savings per Truck - with Regular Alignment £
Trailer Tyre Costs
Average Price per Tyre £
Number of Tyres per Trailer
Current Average Trailer Tyre Life (Miles) miles
Current Annual Cost of Trailer Tyres (based on miles/year) £
Percentage Extension of Tyre Life - with Regular Alignment (25-30% Avg) 25%
Annual Trailer Tyre Savings per Truck - with Regular Alignment £
Total Savings from Regular Alignment
Annual Savings per Tractor in Fuel Costs £
Annual Savings per Tractor in Tyre Costs £
Annual Savings per Tractor in Tyre Costs £
Total Annual Savings per Tractor and Trailer unit £
Number of Tractors in Fleet
Number of Trailers in Fleet
Total Annual Fleet Savings due to Regular Alignment £
Assuming outsource Alignment
Estimated cost of a 3-axle Truck Alignment £
Estimated Cost of a Trailer Aligmnent £
Alignments per unit (Tractor + Trailer) per year
Total number of alignments required
Total Cost for Fleet £
Net saving for Fleet using In-House Alignment resources £
Assuming in-house using Hunter Wheel Aligner System
Capital cost £
Capital cost per year (assuming 5 year write-down) £
Time per Alignment (hours) hours
Labour cost per hour £
Total Labour Costs for Alignments £
Total Annual Costs for Alignment (capital cost per year plus labour) £
Net saving for Fleet £

Assumption Supporting Notes

A scheduled Alignment program will produce an average 2% increase in fuel economy; According to the American Trucking Association (ATA)

A correctly Aligned truck and trailer (44t GVW) could improve fuel consumption by 2.5%; According to a Volvo and Michelin test (covering >1,000km), independently verified in 2010

A scheduled Alignment program will produce an average 30% increase in tyre mileage; According to the Amercian Trucking Association (ATA)

US Industry estimates suggest that 70-80% of Class 8 trucks on the road have Alignment problems

Mis-Alignment of 1mm can reduce the effective life of a truck tyre by 7% and Mis-Alignment on the steering axle can increase rolling resistance by 5%; According to ATS Euromaster

Useful up-to-date data for truck operating costs can be found at www.thetruckexpert.co.uk/truck-operating-costs-report-for-2018/

An incorrectly Aligned HGV uses up to 7% more fuel than a correctly aligned one; According to the UK Department of Transport