Research Projects

Casting of Aluminum Rims


Mainboard-Listed Stamford Tyres Corporation Limited, Singapore’s biggest distributor and retailer of tyres and rims, partnered with SIMTech, to develop key technology and boost technical competence in the area of wheel manufacturing. The three-year partnership will enable Stamford Tyres to produce its proprietary brand of wheel, Stamford Sports Wheel (SSW) for the global market. SIMTech will help to build new capabilities in aluminum wheels manufacturing for Stamford Tyres.
Contact PersonChua Beng Wah(bwchua@SIMTech.a-star.edu.sg)
Solution

In this partnership, SIMTech supports Stamford Tyres in building up a technical team, technical training, setting up the plant, computer aided engineering (CAE) and die design, melt treatment and other related manufacturing processes in the production of aluminum wheels. In addition, SIMTech will provide support in the manufacture of aluminum wheels through its strong technical expertise and advanced CAE/diagnostic/processing facilities in design, defect and process analyses as well as manpower training. It also includes the transfer of technological capabilities to Stamford Tyres.

ApplicationsProblems Addressed

Stamford Tyres Corporation Limited originated as a distributor and retailer for tyres and rims. The company intended to produce its own proprietary brand of wheel, SSW for the global market. Therefore, the company needs to develop key technology and boost technical competence in the area of wheel manufacturing.