Aluminum Wheels Info
Aluminum Wheels is currently the most common material used by manufacturers. Aluminum wheels are common for the reason that aluminum is much lighter than steel and the molds also allow for more detailed designs. Car manufacturers often also use alloy for weight reasons in order to increase miles per gallon, handling and unsprung mass allowing for better suspension reaction to road conditions.
Aluminum Wheel Rims Construction
The most common type of construction is cast where molten aluminum is poured into a mold to make the Alloy Wheels. There is also High pressure die casting , Low pressure die casting and Gravity casting. Another new manufacturing technique is Flow Formed which allows for the production of much lighter wheels than the traditional casting process.
Alloy Wheels & Aluminum Wheel Popular Finish Options
Some of the most common finishes include: Anthracite, Black, Black Brushed, Black Chrome, Black Milled, Brushed Silver, Chrome Wheels, Gloss Black, Gloss Machined, Black, Gloss White, Gunmetal, Machined Anthracite, Machined Black, Machined Gun Metal, Machined Silver, Matte Black, Matte Silver, Satin Black, Satin Gunmetal, Silver, Textured Black, Titanium Gray and White Aluminum wheels.
Popular Aluminum Allow & Aluminum Rims Bolt Patterns and Sizes
17 Inch Wheels in 4×100, 4×114.3, 5×100 bot pattern, 5×112, 5×114.3, 5×115, 6×135, 6×139.7, 22×12 Wheels 8×6.5 and 20×12 wheels in 8×170 bolt pattern