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Accuride Announces New Tire Inflation Ratings for Popular Steel Wheels


Livonia, MI – January 19th, 2024 – Accuride Corporation – a leading supplier of components to the global commercial vehicle industry – today announced Accuride’s steel wheel part numbers 51408, 51487 and 51637 have been tested and approved for a new increased tire inflation rate of 125 psi. The increased inflation ratings expand the range of tire choices available to trucking fleets – allowing them to balance cost, availability, and efficiency as needed. 


There are no changes in the design, components, or manufacturing process of the wheels. Effective February 1, 2024, the rim stamp on the wheel will be changed to reflect the new load rating.


Accuride manufactures steel wheels for the North American commercial vehicle market in Henderson, Kentucky, USA.


About Accuride Corporation 


Accuride Corporation is a leading supplier of wheel end systems to the global commercial vehicle industry and has its world headquarters in Livonia, Michigan., USA. The company’s products include steel and aluminum commercial vehicle wheels and wheel-end components and assemblies; and steel wheels for the European automotive and global agricultural, construction and industrial equipment markets. The company’s products are marketed under its brand names, which include Accuride®, Accuride Wheel End Solutions™, Gunite®, and KIC®.  Accuride is a portfolio company of Crestview Partners.  For more information:



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