Guide to Steel Wheel Reconditioning

Guide to Steel Wheel Reconditioning

If you’re in the business of steel wheel reconditioning, you know that achieving the best finish possible is crucial for customer satisfaction. With our cutting-edge equipment and expertise, we can help you achieve the best finish every time. In this post, we’ll go over some best practices for steel wheel reconditioning.

1. Start with Clean Wheels. Before you begin the reconditioning process, make sure your wheels are clean and free of any debris. Using a burn off oven, in conjunction with one of our Rim Blasters, will greatly reduce the amount of time needed to blast the wheels clean.

2. Use the Right Temperature and Time. The temperature and time for burn off pretreatment can vary depending on the type of contaminants you’re trying to remove. Our team can help you determine the right temperature and time for your specific application.

3. Use the Right Equipment. We have a wide variety of equipment options to choose from, depending on your specific needs. From single rim blasters to fully automated flow through units, they can help you find the right equipment to achieve the best finish possible.

4. Use the Right Media. After the burn off pretreatment, you’ll need to blast the wheels to remove any remaining contaminants. There are quite a few media options, including steel shot and grit mixtures. Make sure you choose the properly sized media for your specific application.

5. Follow the Right Process. A proven process for steel wheel reconditioning can ensure the best finish possible. Follow the process closely, and you’ll be able to achieve consistent results every time.

6. Quality Control and maintenance. Finally, the maintenance of your equipment is crucial for the longevity of your machines. Please make sure to follow recommended maintenance schedules as outlined in the owner’s manual. Also, make sure you have a quality control process in place to ensure that your finished product meets you and your customers’ expectations. Your team can develop a quality control process that works for your business.

In conclusion, achieving the best finish possible is crucial for steel wheel reconditioning. With LS Industries’ expertise and equipment, you can achieve consistent results every time. By following these practices, you’ll be able to deliver a high-quality finished product to your customers.

Austin Rosson – Rim Line Manager

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