The Land Rover Discovery 5 wheel spacers are cut from billet aluminum and machined to bolt-pattern for use. It is mounted between the wheels and brake rotor to increase both clearances. It can be used for off-road and daily driving. For the Land Rover Discovery 5, climbing mountains and wading through water is a daily occurrence, and will the wheel spacers rust and affect the use of the vehicle in the process of driving?
Land Rover Discovery 5 wheel spacers include discs, lug bolts, and nuts, all treated with a rust-proof coating applied to different stress surfaces and stress levels. When the Land Rover Discovery 5 wheel spacers are correctly installed, these parts will have excellent rust resistance. They will be able to follow the vehicle off-road and help it achieve better off-road performance.
How Land Rover Discovery 5 Wheel Spacers Rust-proof?
Land Rover Discovery 5 wheel spacers are treated with an anti-rust coating after the CNC finishing. The discs are hard anodized, and the Land Rover Discovery 5 wheel spacers are immersed in an anti-rust liquid to ensure they are fully immersed. The tank solution for hard anodizing is generally a sulfuric acid solution and sulfuric acid with organic acids such as oxalic acid and sulfamic acid.
The tank liquid increases the thickness of the aluminum oxide, thus isolating the air and liquid. Hard anodizing of aluminum alloy can improve various properties of aluminum and aluminum alloy, including corrosion resistance, wear resistance, weather resistance, insulation, and adsorption.
The hard anodizing process is more suitable for Land Rover Discovery 5 wheel spacers made of aluminum alloy, which are naturally protected by a protective film of aluminum oxide placed in the tank solution, which thickens as the current increases with time. The dual nature of aluminum oxide makes it chemically basic oxide in acidic solutions and acidic oxide in alkaline solutions. The oxide film is thickened only when the generation of the oxide film is faster than the dissolution rate and the process has high requirements.
The Land Rover Discovery 5 wheel spacers have lug bolts, and nuts made using the Dacromet (chrome plating) process. Dacromet refers to the method of plating chromium as a coating onto other metals as a common rust prevention process. Chromium metal passivates very quickly in the air, forming a very thin passivation film on the surface, thus revealing the properties of a precious metal. It has excellent metallic properties to protect SCM440 steel alloy products better. We believe that chrome plating is more suitable for the shear and tightening forces that some parts of Land Rover Discovery 5 wheel spacers are subjected to.
The chrome plating layer has high hardness, which can vary between 400 to 1200 HV depending on the plating solution composition and process conditions. Better heat resistance allows it to be heated below 500°C, and its glossiness and hardness do not change significantly; the temperature is greater than 500°C and starts to oxidize and discolor. It has a small coefficient of friction, especially the dry friction coefficient, which is the lowest among all the metals.
So, the chrome-plated layer has good wear resistance. Most importantly, it has good chemical stability and does not interact with alkalis, sulfides, nitric acid, and most organic acids. These properties largely help Land Rover Discovery 5 wheel spacers to maintain good mechanical properties.
Where Can Buy Rust-proof Land Rover Discovery 5 Wheel Spacers?
Land Rover Discovery 5 wheel spacers are available on BONOSS. All of our products are made with the above rust prevention process, which makes Land Rover Discovery 5 wheel spacers more durable with improved performance and increased service life. BONOSS’ hot-selling Active Cooling Land Rover Discovery 5 wheel spacers have additional cooling features to help the Land Rover Discovery 5 wheel spacers work properly in higher temperatures.
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