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The only company to have the technical skills required to polish and plate aluminium alloy truck wheels - the most difficult shape and metal to successfully achieve the most durable chrome plated finish.
Astor Metal Finishes supplies SUPERCHROMED wheels and rims to transport/ freight companies, truck & trailer repairers, truck dealers and wheel/tyre companies.
to name just a few,
TECHNICAL INFORMATION / SUPERCHROME TECHNIQUE
The Superchrome Process consists of a triplex nickel plating to a specified thickness. This gives better appearance but importantly, the three very different layers of nickel combine to provide extreme corrosion resistance of the wheels.
Scientific testing has shown that the life of the wheel or rim doubles.The Superchromed product will withstand harsh conditions including humid and salty environments.
Astor Metal Finishes have carried out extensive testing of Wheel products. In addition to in-service testing, corrosion testing is done using an accelerated salt spray test (CASS). This stimulates road conditions in Detroit USA with the harsh conditions experienced there – including salt and snow on the roads. In all these tests the triplex nickel process has given excellent results. Astor also conducts adhesion and thickness testing on a routine basis as part of quality control procedures.
Astor only supplies new STEEL wheels and, together with the assurance of quality plating, this allows provision of a "7 year Guarantee" on cosmetic chrome finish and 5 years on structural failure, Subject to conditions of use.
Environmental controls are extremely important to any manufacturing business.As such SUPERCHROME uses manufacturing systems that are ROHS COMPLIANT Astor metal finishes business is an industry leader in the adoption of enviroment friendly processes such as Recycling our water and use of solar heating technology.
Astor has been chrome plating aluminum for over 3o years earning a reputation for high-quality beautiful & durable architectural finishes.
This technology has now been applied to truck, bus and coach wheels. Wheels require no maintenance or ongoing polishing and will look great for years.
Superchrome process can also be applied to selected alloy, steel or stainless parts to be made beautiful again or chrome plate your alloy parts to increase shine durability and life of the part.
Superchrome polish & plate only new disc wheels.
Similar to the process with spider rims, we also supply brand new heavy-duty wheel, superchromed with a chrome valve, which comes with a 7year chrome and 5 pro-rata structural warranty. We hold these in stock in both European and American sizing to suit any truck or coach. Enquire about our super singles made-to-order
We supply a brand new heavy-duty rim superchromed using Triplex nickel plating system (Superchrome Process) complete with a chrome valve. If we supply new rim, then we are guaranteed of the quality of the base metal giving us the ability to provide a five-year structural warranty.