There are different kinds of OTR rims, defined by the structure it can be classified as 1-PC rim, 3-PC rim and 5-PC rim. 1-PC rim is widely used for many kinds of industrial vehicles like crane, wheeled excavators, telehandlers, trailers. 3-PC rim is mostly used for graders, small & middle wheel loaders and forklifts. 5-PC rim is used for heavy duty vehicles like dozers, big wheel loaders, articulated haulers, dump trucks and other mining machines.
Defined by structure, the OTR rim can be classified as below.
1-PC rim, also called single-piece rim, is made from single piece of metal for the rim base and it was shaped into different type of profiles, 1-PC rim is normally size below 25”, like truck rim the 1-PC rim is light weight, light load and high speed, it’s widely used in light vehicles like agriculture tractor, trailer, telehandler, wheel excavator, and other type of road machinery. The load of 1-PC rim is light.
3-PC rim, also called there-piece rim, is made by three pieces which are rim base, lock ring and flange. 3-PC rim is normally size 12.00-25/1.5, 14.00-25/1.5 and 17.00-25/1.7. 3-PC is medium weight, medium load and high speed, it’s widely used in construction equipments like graders, small & middle wheel loaders and forklifts. It can load much more than 1-PC rim but there’s a limits of the speed.
5-PC rim, also called five-piece rim, is made by five pieces which are rim base, lock ring, bead seat and two side rings. 5-PC rim is normally size 19.50-25/2.5 up to 19.50-49/4.0, some of the rims from size 51” to 63” are also five-piece. 5-PC rim is heavy weight, heavy load and low speed, it’s widely used in construction equipments and mining equipments, like dozers, big wheel loaders, articulated haulers, dump trucks and other mining machines.
There are also other types of rims, 2-PC and 4-PC rims are used a lot for forklift machine, so as the split rims; 6-PC and 7-PC rims are used occasionally for giant mining machines, rim size 57” and 63” for example. The 1-PC, 3-PC and 5-PC are the mainstream of OTR rim, they are widely used in different type of off the road vehicles.
From 4” to 63”, from 1-PC to 3-PC and 5-PC, HYWG can offer full range of rim products covering construction equipment, mining machinery, industrial vehicle and forklift. From rim steel to rim complete, from smallest forklift rim to largest mining rim, HYWG is Off The Road Wheel Whole Industry Chain Manufacturing Enterprise.