Advantages Alcoa aluminium wheels over steel wheels

 

Your benefits, our commitment

Alcoa wheels are forged from one solid block of aluminium. They withstand the most severe tests. That is why Alcoa grants a five year unlimited mileage warranty. Compared to steel wheels, they 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

stronger

  • unrivalled forged strength
  • 4 times stronger than steel
  • corrosion resistant 

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 or wheel covers
  • longer service life (up to 20 years)

more environmentally friendly

  • aluminium is 100% recyclable
  • reduced CO₂ emissions thanks to lower weight and fuel economy

The most beautiful wheels

 

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

  • “Mirror Polished”
  • “Dura-Bright®
  • “Brushed”

At Alcoa we strive for the best, based on over 125 years of experience and innovation. We listen to our customers’ needs and come up with solutions, such as
  • our Dura-Bright® EVO wheel
  • our Dura-Flange® wheel for longer service life under extreme conditions
  • our WorkHorse® wheel suitable for construction vehicles
  • our FrontRunner® wheel
  • our medium duty wheels
  • many different wheel sizes including 22.5 x 17.00, 22.5 x 15.00 etc…