Custom Wheels

Advantageous Custom Wheel Manufacturing Solutions for Various Industries

Oct 06, 2014

Custom wheel manufacturing solutions are utilized to create composite and polyurethane wheels. These materials are fast replacing conventional options of metal and rubber in wheels because they are easy-rolling, resistant to corrosion and chemicals while also being economical. The applications of these wheels are immense. They are used in automotive, agricultural, medical and other industries. Several custom wheel manufacturing solutions have flooded the market in the recent past. Below is a bifurcation of some of these services and products to help you find the best fit for your particular needs:

Custom Solutions  :

Many companies opt for customized wheels and parts created with plastic and composite material. Following is a list of some methods used to manufacture these products:

  • Injection Molding
  • Lost Core Molding
  • Polyurethane Solutions
  • Extrusion
  • Tread Cap

Standard Tires  :

Standard tires are available in the market that don’t need customization but feed the requirement of standard applications like wheels for trolleys, carts, etc. Some standard sizes are 3” – 5”, 6” – 7”, 8” – 9” and 10” – 14”.

Mobility Products:

Many of these products are produced using polyurethane. They are solid in nature and provide rolling resistance, cushioning, no floor marking and high speed operation. These products are used in wheelchairs, hand cart, power chairs, trolleys, etc.

Below is an example of products available in the market:

  • Shox Tires
  • Shox Casters
  • X-Core Wheels
  • Rear Tires
  • Manual Caster Assembly
  • Power Caster Assembly
  • Foam Fills
  • Inserts

Action Sports :

Action sports require wheels that are precise in nature. Bicycle and horse racing wheels can be created using the Lost Core Molding process. Custom composite and polyurethane wheels are beneficial to the client not only because they are tailor-made to their requirements but also because they are economical, lightweight, durable, and maintenance free.

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