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Trax wheel weights fitted on new Jaguar XE

The new Jaguar XE, the so-called “baby” Jag series, will be fitted with Trax steel adhesive balance weights. With the launch scheduled for May, XE target sales are 100,000 cars a year.

Adam Watkin
New Director for Trax

Trax JH Ltd is pleased to announce that Adam Watkin has been appointed Engineering & Quality Director for the UK based wheel balance weight manufacturing company.

Trax at SEMA Las Vegas
Trax at SEMA show Las Vegas

Once a again Trax had a busy stand at the no 1 USA show, SEMA Las Vegas. Considerable interest was show in the new Trax "Professional" ounce range of premium adhesive weights as well as the quality clip-on weights designed for the USA market.

Trax show in Reifen
Trax success at the Reifen show, Germany 2014.

Trax had an excellent show this year launching a new brochure and website including the new "Professional" high performance adhesive tape. Aftersales and Original Equipment company interests were at high levels reflecting the success of the Trax brand on an international basis.

Fitting adhesive weights
Essential Guidance - Fitting adhesive weights to new or refurbished wheels

New or refurbished alloy rims may have coatings and lacquers applied to the alloy surface. Also when the rim paint is being dried, waxes can come to the surface creating a low surface energy (non-stick) and not allowing the adhesive weight to properly bond to the rim.

Transit van
Ford USA uses Trax weights on the new Transit build in Kansas USA

"British firm Trax JH Ltd, the second largest wheel balance weight manufacturer in Europe, has been selected to supply wheel weights for the new Ford Transit to be built in Kansas City, USA. Widely known in Europe, the Transit will be new to North America and is expected to be sold as the “T” series. The model will be launched in 2014."

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