Tests and activities of the Laboratory

Bolt hole resistance test
Functional tests

A test that measures the resistance to the deformation of the bolt holes of the steel wheel.

Corrosion tests (salt spray)
Functional tests

A test to verify the corrosion resistance of the surface-treated wheel subjected to extreme conditions.

Impact test (wheel with tyre)
Functional tests

A resilience test to evaluate the resistance of alloy wheels subject to impact through a collision simulation.

Non-destructive tests (liquid penetrant inspection)
Functional tests

Non-destructive tests by means of liquid penetrant inspection to assess materials defects with no product damage.

 

Rim deformation test
Functional tests

A test for steel wheels for the evaluation of rim deformation by simulating a frontal contact with obstacles.

Rim-rolling test (wheel with tyre)
Functional tests

A fatigue test that allows to evaluate the wheel resistance during rolling under load, as on a road drive.

Rotating bending
Functional tests

A fatigue test with rotating bending moment that simulates the load condition to which the wheel is subject to when in use.