The Hayes Tool
The Hayes Tool™ is an extraordinary new device for the removal
and placement of retainer pins on excavation bucket teeth.
The versatile tool is the innovation of Ed Hayes, former equipment
maintenance supervisor for Simscroft-Echo Farms, a Simsbury based
site excavation, road and utility contractor. It is through his
work at Simscroft that he sought out and developed a safer, more
effective method of changing bucket teeth in the shop and at the
The Hayes Tool was granted United States Patent number 6,883,221
B1 on April 26, 2005.
More information can be receive by contacting Ed Hayes. Documentation
is available in PDF format.