Repairing cracked alloys

Andrew Duane andrew at
Mon Jun 5 10:46:15 EDT 2006

One of my tires had developed a slow leak lately. It turns out not to
be the tire, but the wheel. There is a crack about 1.5" long near the
edge of the bead. What are the chances for welding/repairing this?
I hate to have to shell out for a new wheel.....


Andrew Duane            Member Technical Staff - SPG
SavaJe Technologies     andrew at
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Chelmsford, MA 01824    f: 978.256.8386

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