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Alcoa, your partner since 1948
Alcoa Wheels is a product brand of Arconic


1886 - Charles Martin Hall makes the first small globules of aluminium, leading to the foundation of Alcoa in 1888, today the world's leading producer of aluminium.
1948 - Alcoa invents the first forged aluminium truck wheel.
1978 - Alcoa introduces the first aluminium wheels in Europe.
2006 - Alcoa sells the first Dura-Bright® wheels with XBR® technology in Europe.
2013 - Alcoa launches the next generation Dura-Bright® EVO wheels in Europe.

When our customers buy Alcoa wheels for the first time, it is for specific reasons: weight saving, unrivalled forged strength, great looks or easy maintenance. When using the wheels, they discover other advantages, encouraging them to choose Alcoa wheels. These benefits range from improved fuel economy, longer lifetime of the brakes and suspension, less tyre wear, to extra driver's comfort.
Customers know Alcoa understands their business and they rely on us to develop innovative solutions.

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  ve year unlimited mileage warranty.
Compared to steel wheels, they are:

Lighter
• up to 42 % saving per wheel, depending on the wheel size
• between 228 and 394 kg weight saving per truck/trailer combination
• increased payload
• driver comfort

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)

Better looking
Alcoa aluminium wheels greatly improve the look of your vehicles.

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

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

Strong sales network and after sales support
Only Alcoa wheels are made in Europe and available on short notice at all truck, trailer and bus manufacturers. To service the aftermarket, Alcoa keeps suffi cient stocks to distribute via a wide network of distributors in every country. Our sales representatives are only a phone call away. They can be found on www.alcoawheels.com.

Alcoa wheels fit your business

Alcoa forged aluminium wheels are available for all commercial vehicles: trucks, trailers, coaches and city buses

Tankers
The tanker segment is the most weight sensitive segment and return on investment for Alcoa wheels can be achieved in one to two years. Thanks to the forging process, Alcoa wheels are extremely strong and impact resistant. This is a valuable asset in the transport of dangerous goods. When transporting liquid food, a clean image is a must. Tankers are expensive trailers, with a service life of over 15 years. Alcoa wheels are also known to last that long.
Solid Bulk
Whether you are transporting cereals, potatoes or sugar beets, your payload will increase with approximately 250 kg with Alcoa wheels. This allows you to increase your revenue per trip. Container Chassis Container chassis are weight sensitive when carrying tanker or bulk containers.
Construction
In construction, fi ve trips a day are not an exception. Imagine you can load each time an extra 250 kg; that adds up to around 1250 kg a day. Return on investment is achieved quickly. On top, Alcoa wheels are 4 times stronger than steel and off er a high impact resistance, which makes them most suitable for construction vehicles.
General Cargo
General cargo fl eets specify Alcoa wheels for the increased fuel economy. Looks are also important to this segment. Vehicles are a transport company's business card and need to look their very best. Shiny Alcoa wheels give your vehicles a classy look. Community vehicles Today Alcoa wheels are also the preferred choice of several cities for waste collection vehicles, fi re trucks etc...
Reefers
When hauling frozen food, weight plays a considerable role. Even for less weight sensitive goods like fruit, vegetables and fl owers, fl eets prefer Alcoa wheels because of the clean image.
Buses and coaches
Alcoa wheels are popular for buses and coaches, not only for weight saving reasons, but also because of their classy look. With Alcoa wheels, the coaches do not need wheel covers, which are often lost and expensive to replace. Especially popular for coaches are the easy-to-clean Dura-Bright® wheels. An increasing number of European cities are specifying Alcoa wheels on city buses.
Others
In other industries, such as mining and logging, Alcoa wheels are used in the most extreme conditions. Weight saving, strength and impact resistance are key factors.

Offering you innovative solutions

Our FrontRunner®

For a robust look. Available in 120 & 135 mm off set. Also suitable for trailer axles.

Our medium duty wheels

We off er a wide range of 17.5 and 19.5 wheels for trucks and trailers.

Our 22.5 x 17.00 drive axle wheel

We follow new trends in the transport industry.

 

Brochures download (pdf)

  • General Information
  • Accessory Products Overview
  • Accessories
  • Dura-Bright Cleaning Leaflet
  • Dura-Flange
  • Wheel Service Manual
  • Concrete Mixers Pumps
  • Wheels Cleaning
  • Durabright
  • Specification Sheet
  • Workhorse Wheels
  • Facts & Figures
  • Certificates of Registration
  • Service Manual for Alcoa Wheels
  • Additional Maintenance for Dura-Bright® Alcoa Wheels
  • Our Dura-Bright® EVO wheel

    For easy maintenance. The only surface treatment that cleans with soap and water.

    Our Dura-Flange® wheel

    For longer service life under extreme conditions.

    Our WorkHorse® wheel

    Suitable for construction vehicles and when a higher maximum load rating is needed.

     

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