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Diamond Cutting – Refurbishment Tips

Alloy wheels are a popular choice for many car enthusiasts due to their aesthetic appeal and performance benefits. Over time, however, they can become scratched, scuffed, or worn out. Diamond cutting is a process that can restore the original shine and finish of your alloy wheels, making them look brand new again.


Diamond Cut Alloy Wheel, the Diamond WheelHub Worcester, Mercedes

What is Diamond Cutting?

Diamond cutting is a refurbishment technique that involves precision machining of the wheel's surface using a diamond-tipped lathe. This process removes a thin layer of metal, eliminating imperfections and creating a smooth and polished surface. The result is a stunning, reflective finish that enhances the overall appearance of the alloy wheels.


The Diamond Cutting Process

The diamond cutting process typically involves three main steps: inspection and preparation, machining, and clear coating.

  1. Inspection and Preparation: Before starting the process, the wheels are thoroughly inspected for any structural damage or cracks. They are then cleaned and stripped of any existing coatings or paint.

  2. Machining: The wheels are mounted on a specialized lathe, and a diamond-tipped cutting tool is used to remove a thin layer of metal from the surface.. This step smoothens out any imperfections, such as scratches or scuffs, and creates a precise and even finish.

  3. Clear Coating: Once the machining is complete, a clear protective coating is applied to the wheels. This coating adds durability, protects the freshly cut surface, and provides a glossy appearance.





Tips for Diamond Cutting Refurbishment

If you're considering diamond cutting for your alloy wheels, here are a few tips to keep in mind:


Choose a Professional Service such as the Diamond WheelHub

Follow Proper Cleaning and Maintenance:


Diamond cutting is an effective way to refurbish your alloy wheels and restore their original beauty. By choosing a professional service, such as us at the Diamond WheelHub, following proper cleaning and maintenance practices, and taking preventive measures, you can enjoy stunning wheels that enhance the overall appearance of your vehicle.



Want further advice? Or want a quote for refurbishing your damaged alloys why not contact us today!


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