Disc brake protection and increased wheel load
In response to customers’ needs and market demand, Alcoa Wheel Products
developed a wheel for European construction vehicles with disc brakes. This new
wheel is designed without ventilation holes to protect the drive/front axle disc
brakes from sand and gravel.
Meanwhile this WorkHorse® wheel has found its way to various other
applications, including trailers.
This special wheel design brings Alcoa customers true added value through the
reduction of maintenance costs, increased brake life and improved
Due to its stronger design, the fatigue life for these wheels has also been
increased. Mounting characteristics for the WorkHorse® wheels are the same as
for standard wheels.
WorkHorse® wheels are available in Brushed finish.