Accuride Corp. has announced the launch of its proprietary EverSteel steel wheel technology. The new technology is the first of its kind in the commercial vehicle industry, according to the company, and comes with a five-year warranty against corrosion.
“Accuride’s proprietary new EverSteel technology demonstrates our commitment to offer customers advanced steel wheels that provide lasting value unmatched in the industry,” said Rick Dauch, president and chief executive officer of Accuride. “Corrosion is an ongoing and costly issue for fleets working in harsh operating environments across North America. Never before have steel wheels received warranted corrosion protection like that offered by our EverSteel technology. It sets a new standard of performance and durability, and will enable our fleet customers to achieve significant savings in wheel refinishing costs and the associated downtime.”
According to the company, these are the highlighted features of the EverSteel wheel technology:
- Especially suited for trailer applications and fleets regularly operating in ice and snow;
- Delays the onset of corrosion for up to eight years;
- Offer double the operational life of Accuride’s Steel Armor steel wheels; and
- A warranty against steel wheel corrosion.