Lower-priced new vehicles, and many other old vehicles, come with the tires created from the steel. Steel is the option for most areas of the car, as it is inexpensive and can be created in different forms quite easily; therefore it has always been an apparent option to use for tires. But these days, more and more people are purchasing alloy wheels which are manufactured of the mixture of alloys of magnesium and aluminum alloys. The wheels which are manufactured from the magnesium alloys are known as Mag alloy wheels. These are really more powerful and light in weight as compared to other wheels which are available in the market these days. The alloy wheels which are made up of magnesium or aluminum are getting more and more popular among the people. These days, almost all the manufacturers of cars and other larger vehicles are proffering alloys vehicles for the new models of cars either they are luxurious, simple or sports.
There are many types of the alloy wheels which are available in the market and are extensively preferred by most of the people in all over the world. Many reasons of getting more popular among the people, the main reason of them is that this provides better efficiency or better performance while driving the cars. Mainly the three types of mag alloy wheels are used which are 3 spoke magnesium alloy wheels, 5 & 6 spoke magnesium alloy wheels and twin and multi magnesium alloy tires. Alloy wheels will be much lighter in weight than a steel tire of the same size, which increases the performance of a vehicle and managing as there is less bodyweight returned around for the revocation to handle and not tough to steer while you are turning the wheels. Alloy wheels will fold less around the sides, assisting the car to handle with ease.
Magnesium alloy wheels are manufactured under many processes, these are listed below.
A process which is used by the manufacturers to manufacture the magnesium alloy wheels:
- Gravity casting (Sand casting or Permanent molds)
- Low pressure die casting (LDPC)
- High pressure die casting (HDPC)
The unsprung weight of the automobile systems such as the tires, suspensions and all other proportional elements is also decreased by the tires of the car. This decrease allows to considerably enhancing the hold of the tires as well as saving of petrol.
However, it can rely mostly on the size; most of the mag alloy wheels weigh in between 15 to 20 weights. These wheels are usually made for automobiles by forming a metal of magnesium while for motorbikes magnesium disk is used. Since, these tires are generally more expensive as compared to the steels metals or other metals. But these are not more expensive; almost all the people can afford these wheels. As cost does not matter because with these tires you get many features and benefits when these tires were launched and came in the market then these are popular for small vehicle tires but now these are used by manufacturers for small vehicles as well as larger vehicles.