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Wheel disk to axle hub Standards?

Wheel disk to axle hub Standards?

(OP)
Hi all,
We manufacture small trailers(1,500 to 3,000 lbs) and have just received in a container of wheels that do not mate to the hubs of the axles correctly. It appears that the center of the disk was rolled too far in when punched making the hub to disk mating surface be exclusively the inner lip rather than the lip and the outer surface of the disk. I have spent some time on the SAE web site attempting to find a standard relating to this mating surface and while I think I MAY have found one I am not sure. Other than the brief description you appear to have to "pay your $200 and take your chances".
Can anyone here tell me if there is a standard controlling these mating surfaces? and if there is one, which standard is it so we can purchase it?

Thank you

Jim

RE: Wheel disk to axle hub Standards?

(OP)
Greg,
Thanks for the offer. The nearest thing I have found is J1842-201402. However this is for class 6, 7 and 8 trucks and buses which is much larger that I have. I am working with 13" wheels and brake-less hubs on small trailers. Maybe the principle for mating is the same, maybe not. It would seem to me that they should be but I would like to find a standard to support or deny my opinion rather than going off half cocked.

Jim

RE: Wheel disk to axle hub Standards?

I happened to be looking for wheel adapters to change the wheels and scrub radius (radii) in my car and while looking at Adapttec, I noted they offer adapters with assurances that they are radial to, and bear on the hub. Maybe their tech staff will help you?

I remember when Detroit went to wheels bearing on the hubs instead of just the lugs - was that forty years ago? It made it easier to get those big wheels lined up to slip over the lugs.

RE: Wheel disk to axle hub Standards?

(OP)
Thanks for the help guys. The more I dig the more it looks like I will be relying on our wheel vendor to indicate which hub we need to mate to the wheel. The guys at DexStar wheels are very helpful.

Thank you

Jim

RE: Wheel disk to axle hub Standards?

Tire and Rim Association may also be a good resource

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