Alcoa wheels deliver improved productivity and lower lifetime costs. Period.
Lighter in weight yet extremely strong and durable, Alcoa aluminium wheels feature precision machining, better heat dispersion, higher resale value and superior maintenance savings for improved productivity and lower lifetime operating costs.
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Strong and Durable
Enhanced Heat Dispersion
Lower Lifetime Operating Costs
Since 1888, Alcoa has introduced more than 8,000 patents benefiting a wide variety of industries. From automotive to aerospace - building and construction systems to consumer product packaging.
1948 - First forged Aluminum multi-piece wheel introduced.
1956 - First forged aluminum tubeless wheel introduced in the automotive industry for the Cadillac Eldorado.
1964 - First single-pieced forged aluminum wheel introduced for tubeless tires.
1971 - First forged aluminum wide base wheel introduced.
1978 - Introduced forged aluminum wheels in Europe.
1980 - First forged aluminum hub pilot wheel introduced.
1995 - Additional wheel capacity added in U.S. and Europe to supply all global markets.
2001 - First 14-inch wide base forged aluminum wheel introduced in the market.
2001 - Dura-Bright® wheels introduced.
2003 - Alcoa begins supplying forged aluminum wheels to Harley-Davidson.
2005 - Dura-Flange® wear protection wheels are introduced to reduce or virtually eliminate rim flange wear.
2005 to Present - Introduced premium wheels to leading global OEM auto manufacturers.
2006 - Dura-Bright® with XBR technology introduced.
2007 - Automotive News PACE award for Dura-Bright® technology. The proprietary surface treatment appears on several leading global automotive platforms.