Chrome vs PVD: Why PVD wheels are a better choice than chrome wheels

January 14, 2015 6

Most people that aren’t in the wheel business or don’t research wheels very often have probably never heard of PVD. What does PVD stand for? PVD means Physical Vapor Deposition. It’s a powder coat that looks very similar to chrome that gives that shame shiny appearance. More and more wheel and rim manufacturers are going into the PVD finish. It gives a chrome look without the downfalls of chrome. In this article we will go into detail about why we think PVD is a better choice vs. going with a chrome wheel. Breaking down PVD vs. Chrome PVD wheels are actually lighter than chrome wheels. They can be two to three pounds lighter. The material used for powder coating PVD wheels weighs less than the […]