LACKS CARBON FIBER WHEELS. INNOVATION EPITOMIZED
THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS
Lacks Carbon Fiber™ wheels use a 2-piece architecture to combine the performance benefits of a carbon composite rim with the design freedom of an aluminum alloy center. Now, there’s a lightweight, high-performance wheel that offers both design versatility and manufacturability.
ANATOMY OF OUR 2-PIECE WHEEL
RESULTS THAT STAND APART
In a side-by-side comparison, it’s clear that the benefits of our 2-piece wheel far surpass those of a 1-piece carbon fiber wheel.
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THE LACKS PROCESS
The Lacks novel layup and molding process not only improves the look of the fiber pattern, it also significantly increases manufacturing scalability, reduces cycle times, and lowers investment costs.
THE PROOF IS IN THE TEST RESULTS
Lacks has one of the most advanced in-house testing facilities in the industry, capable of environmental and chemical testing, as well as FEA wheel analysis. Our carbon fiber wheels are continually tested and independently certified by Independent Test Services (ITS) for strength, performance and material durability to both U.S. and European OEM and aftermarket testing standards, including SAE J3204, AK-LH08 and TÜV.
From industrial design, research and development to implementing manufacturing and conducting testing, Lacks can handle every aspect of bringing a new carbon fiber wheel to market.
Our culture of collaboration starts internally at Lacks and extends to all of our client partners. For over 60 years, our proven process has helped OEMs better respond to the ever-changing automotive landscape and get products to market faster and more efficiently.
ROLLING IN VERSATILITY
Lacks has long been an industry leader in décor finish technologies, providing designers extraordinary possibilities to pursue. We continually deliver improvements in weight reduction and advanced 3-D texturing capabilities.Wheel Trim Systems