Our test load capabilities range from 200-lb force (890 N) to over 36,000-lb force (160 kN) for radial fatigue and from 8,000 in-lb (903 N-m) to 300,000 in-lb (33.9 kN –m). Wheel diameters can range from approximately 8-inch (203 mm) to 48-inch (1,220 mm). 
 
Smithers runs radial and cornering fatigue tests in accordance with the following industry standards:
  • SAE J328 – Wheels - Passenger Cars and Light Truck Performance Requirements
  • SAE J1204 – Wheels - Recreational and Utility Trailer Test Procedure
  • SAE J2530 – Aftermarket - Wheels - Passenger Cars and Light Truck - Performance Requirements and Test Procedures
  • SAE J1992 – Wheels / Rims - Military Vehicles - Test Procedures and Performance Requirements
  • SAE J267 – Wheels / Rims - Performance Requirements and Test Procedures - Truck and Bus
  • ISO 7141 – Road Vehicles - Wheels - Impact Test Procedure
  • ISO 3006 – Road Vehicles - Passenger Car Wheels - Test Methods
  • ISO 3894 – Road Vehicles - Truck Wheels and Rims - Test Methods
  • ABNT NBR 6750 – Automobile Wheels – Strength and Durability
  • ABNT NBR 6751 – Wheels and rims for trucks, buses and similar vehicles – Durability and resistance verification
  • ABNT NBR 6752 – Aluminum alloy wheels for passenger cars, lights and SUVs – Performance Verification Tests

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