HD Wheels & Fathom Designs | Manufacturing Certifications & Standards

All HD Wheels, Klassik Räder, & Fathom Designs production factories operate on the ISO, the International Organization for Standardization. This certification promotes a global standardization for specifications and requirements for materials, products, procedures, formats, information and quality management. Certification under ISO standards is an assurance that the ISO-required management of processes and documentation is in place.

An ISO certification is not a license that permits an activity. It merely certifies that a management system, manufacturing process, service or documentation procedure has all the requirements for standardization and quality assurance.

 

All HD Wheels, Klassik Räder, & Fathom Designs wheels are tested to meet or exceed SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) J2530 testing standards. 

 

All HD Wheels, Klassik Räder, & Fathom Designs wheels are built and tested to meet or exceed JWL testing standards. Japanese wheels must have a "JWL" logo on the wheel and "JWL" (Japan Light Wheel Alloy) is a compilation of standards defined by the Japanese Government to ensure the vehicle's safety for aluminum road wheels. Every wheel put to market must be tested to meet JWL standards before a wheel can be put out to market in Japan. These standards are generally accepted worldwide as acceptable for most road conditions. That is why you will see these marks on European and other Asian country wheels.

 

All HD Wheels, Klassik Räder, & Fathom Designs wheels are built and tested to meet or exceed VIA testing standards. Mark
A third-party entity called the Vehicle Inspection Association verifies whether a product meets the requirements prescribed by the JWL or JWL-T standard. This association permits a product to bear a VIA mark if it passes rigorous quality and strength verification tests conducted in accordance with the JWL or JWL-T standard.