Why Would You Choose Alcoa Wheels?

Alcoa Wheels really are the best wheel on the market today. They are the lightest and the strongest wheel on offer, the wheels have all passed the most severe tests (JWL-T, TUV & LBF) with no issues.

The wheels are forged from one piece of aluminium therefore have no welds and therefore.

The Association of European Wheel Manufacturers (EUWA) states that wheels need to be able to sustain load for 1.5 million kilometres of testing.  Alcoa wheels successfully passed this test!

Not only do they look great they also offer a very good weight saving over steel wheels, these wheels used in a weight sensitive operation these will soon pay for themselves.

The 1st Alcoa forged aluminium truck wheels were produced in 1948 and they made their debut fitted to Mack trucks. Available in 3 different finishes there is a wheel to suit everyone’s needs.

And for the future, in 2013 Alcoa rolls out the most advanced aluminium wheel alloy in 45 years. The new lightweight alloy, called MagnaForce™, is on average 16.5 percent stronger than the industry standard, Alcoa's 6061 alloy, when used within similar applications.

For further information on any aspect of the Alcoa Wheel products the brochures, technical information & maintenance leaflets can all be downloaded for free from our website.

 

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Alternatively if you would like further information or would like to speak to one of our sales team please contact us or by calling the sales office on 01785 212818

A little bit more about Alcoa...

Alcoa, a global leader in lightweight metals technology, engineering and manufacturing, Alcoa innovates multi-material solutions that advance our world.

Our technologies enhance transportation, from automotive and commercial transport to air and space travel, and improve industrial and consumer electronics products.

We enable smart buildings, sustainable food and beverage packaging, high-performance defence vehicles across air, land and sea, deeper oil and gas drilling and more efficient power generation.

We pioneered the aluminium industry over 125 years ago, and today, our approximately 60,000 people in 30 countries deliver value-add products made of titanium, nickel and aluminium, and produce best-in-class bauxite, alumina and primary aluminium products.

Known officially since 1907 as The Aluminium Company of America it became known by its new official name of Alcoa in 1998 (Which of course is a shortened version of its full name).

Recycling has now become part of our lives and of course is an everyday occurrence for companies such as Alcoa, but it’s amazing to think that Alcoa incorporated their Aluminium recycling company in 1979, that’s really quite an achievement.

In 2005 Alcoa was named one of the world's three most sustainable corporations, from a global database of 2000. And for the future, in 2013 Alcoa rolls out the most advanced aluminium wheel alloy in 45 years. The new lightweight alloy, called MagnaForce™, is on average 16.5 percent stronger than the industry standard, Alcoa's 6061 alloy, when used within similar applications.

So Alcoa really are Reinventing the wheel alloy!

 

 

Advantages

ALCOA Wheels are lighter

  • Up to 47 % saving per wheel, depending on the wheel size
  • Between 228 and 394 kg weight saving per truck/trailer combination
  • Increased payload
  • Driver comfort due to the wheels being forged from one piece of aluminium

ALCOA Wheels are stronger

  • Unrivalled forged strength
  • 4 times stronger than steel
  • Corrosion resistant

ALCOA Wheels are the most beautiful wheels

Alcoa aluminium wheels greatly improve the look of your vehicles. They are available in 3 finishes:

  • Brushed
  • LvL One
  • Dura-Bright®

Alcoa strive for the best, based on over 125 years of experience and innovation. They listen to customers’ needs and come up with solutions, such as:

  • The Dura-Bright® EVO wheel
  • The Dura-Flange® wheel for longer service life under extreme conditions
  • The WorkHorse® wheel suitable for construction vehicles
  • The FrontRunner® wheel
  • The many medium duty wheels available in 17.5” & 19.5” Diameter
  • Many different wheel sizes including 22.5 x 17.00, 22.5 x 14.00 etc.

Benefits

ALCOA Wheels are more profitable

  • Reduced fuel consumption
  • Better heat dissipation
  • Less tyre wear
  • Increased life time of brakes
  • Increased life duration of suspension
  • No need for repainting wheels or for the use of wheel covers
  • Longer service life (up to 20 years)

ALCOA Wheels are environmentally friendly

  • Aluminium is 100% recyclable
  • Reduced CO₂ emissions thanks to lower weight and fuel economy
  • Aluminium is infinitely recyclable, and recycling uses 95% less energy than it takes to make aluminium from raw ore. Today, Alcoa recycles more than 590,000.00 tonnes of Aluminium per year.