The most comprehensive and transparent comparative LCA ever conducted on aluminum and steel truck wheels.
Alcoa Inc., a major global manufacturer of aluminum products, sought to compare the environmental performance of aluminum truck wheels with their steel counterparts by conducting a full Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) according to the ISO 14040/14044 methodology.
Alcoa has engaged thinkstep to assess and compare the environmental impacts of aluminum and steel truck wheels. The analysis was performed conducting a cradle-to-grave, comparative life cycle assessment (LCA).
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