WHAT DOES 'JWL' AND 'JWL-T' MARKED ON THE WHEELS MEAN?
WHAT IS JWL?
Japan Light Alloy Wheel standard is the quality standard for Japan. The JWL standard is a set of performance requirements for alloy wheels which is overseen by the Japan Light Alloy Wheel Testing Council (TWTC) in Japan. Having this certification is a representation of a quality product due to the rigorous testing that takes place to receive it. It is required for all wheels in Japan and is set by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan. All the R-SERIES wheels have JWL mark.
JWL TESTING REQUIREMENTS
- Dynamic Cornering Fatigue Test
- Dynamic Radial Fatigue Test
- Impact Test
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN JWL AND JWL-T?
JWL - Japan Light Alloy Wheel. The technical standard for Light Alloy Disc Wheel for Passenger Car approved by Ministry of Transport (MOT).
JWL-T - Japan Light Alloy Wheel Truck & Bus. The technical standard for Light Alloy Disc Wheels for Truck and Bus approved by Ministry of Transport (MOT).
MORE ABOUT JWL
Japan Light Alloy Wheel Association, while maintaining close contact with their member companies, carries out research and technical studies concerning the manufacture, marketing and distribution of automotive light alloy wheels. These activities also include market and technical research aimed at developing new demand for industry products plus many other related activities. To achieve these objectives, Japan Light Alloy Wheel Association aims to improve quality of Automobile Light Alloy Wheel and promotes liability of their product in the Automotive-After market.