sheet wheel

sheet wheel
A vehicle wheel (before the tire is installed) made from aluminium sheet material. Compare alloy wheel. The manufacturing process of the sheet wheel is comparable to that of the steel wheel but the advantage of the sheet wheel is its reduction in weight (up to 40% compared to a steel wheel)

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