Balance Weight and Rim Flange Design Specifications, Test Procedures, and Performance Recommendations
This SAE Recommended Practice is intended to serve as a guide for standardization of features, dimensions, and configurations of balance weights for aluminum and steel wheels intended for use on passenger cars, light trucks, and multipurpose vehicles to assure good installation and retention of the balance weight. This document also provides test procedures and minimum performance requirements for testing balance weight retention.
Rationale: This document is being revised to reflect current Industry practice and to update test methods, use of a single Retention test method for clip on weights, the addition of Adhesive Weights and Application Chart revisions.
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Also known as: SAE J 1986
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