Concrete Products

MAY 2019

Concrete Products covers the issues that attract producers of ready mixed and manufactured concrete focusing on equipment and material technology, market development and management topics.

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www.concreteproducts.com May 2019 • 39 FEATURE FLEET EQUIPMENT TRUCKS & COMPONENTS Through work with heavy-duty OEM and mixer body build- ers, Wheel Pros demonstrates a range of American Racing ATX Series aluminum alloy wheels for vocational trucks. Offerings equal to ready mixed or aggregate truck specs include those shown at World of Concrete on Mack Gran- ite-mounted mixers: A Lafarge Canada-bound London bearing AO400HD Trex Stylized High Gloss Black wheels with AR Green tint plus ATX Bolt-on caps; and, a McNeilus with AO402 Indy wheels in Satin Black and AO400HD Baja in High Luster Polish. The AO400HD Trex are also shown here in Satin Black on a Western Star 4900-mounted dump. The AO400HD and AO402 are among six ATX Series styles for Class 8 trucks. Each is available in 22.5- or 24.5-in. diameter; 8.25-, 9.0- and 12.25-in. widths; Drive Outer, Drive Inner and Steer position versions; and, the Satin and High Gloss Black or High Luster polished aluminum finishes. American Racing also features multiple bolt-on or snap-on cap and cover styles in black or chrome. In addition to the Green tinting, the AR Custom Shop offers Blue, Brown, Orange, Pink, Purple, Red or Yellow options. Colors can be obtained in two configurations: Tinted clear- coat applied across the wheel surfaces but most evident on bare aluminum machined areas, or full wheel coating with customer-specified paint code. High Luster polished wheels feature AR Guard, an alloy treatment performing at the molecular level to create a strong, impenetrable bond of protection. — Wheel Pros LLC, Denver, 844/427-6879; www.atxwheels.com Our annual look at heavy-duty model introductions, updates and component advances coincides with strong fleet investment activity across ready mixed and manufactured concrete. Truck manufacturers and their suppliers remain mindful of driver safety and comfort, vehicle uptime and fuel efficiency. Concrete Products examines some of the top innovations from this year's World of Concrete and Mid-America Trucking Show. WHEEL PROS | ALUMINUM WHEELS

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