Over the course of 70 years, aluminum rims have made commercial freight transport more sustainable and economical. As an alternative to traditional steel rims, Alcoa Wheels offer many advantages that have increased their popularity among transport companies. Weight saving: Perhaps the most important advantage of forged aluminum rims is the weight savings they bring. Commercial […]
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The brushed wheel 22,5″ x 8,25″ with Dura-Flange® treatment and 32 mm mounting hole is no longer available in our portfolio. This wheel type is still produced with 26 mm holes (88U520DF). The closest alternative to our discontinued product is the shiny double-treated (Dura-Bright®/Dura-Flange®) wheel with 32 mm holes (product number 88U513DD).
Differences between mounting discs When changing the steel rim to aluminum, the sufficient length of the stud bolt for the thicker mounting disc must be taken into account. Milcoa has published the minimum bolt dimensions required for installation when using Alcoa® Wheels forged aluminum wheels. Some wheel brands have thicker mounting disc than these. The […]