NEW LIGHT ALLOY WHEEL TECHNOLOGY IN EUROPE

This paper discusses the reasons for fitting cast aluminum automobile wheels in Europe. It also draws attention to the detailed precautions taken during procurement of the aluminum alloy, the manufacture of the wheel casting, and some of the subsequent operations which are necessary to ensure that the finished wheel is of an acceptable quality to meet the functional end use requirements.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared for SAE Meeting, February 26-March 2, 1979.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  United States  15096
  • Authors:
    • Woodward, R R
  • Publication Date: 1979

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  • Accession Number: 00302040
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 790431 Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 27 1979 12:00AM