- AboutS.E.M. was established by its current owner in 1981 as a business specialising in metal restoration. It quickly became apparent that there was a demand from car owners and the motor trade for a restoration service for alloy wheels and so S.E.M. decided to specialise in this area. By always offering a high quality service at a fair price and by training our staff to a high standard, S.E.M. has gained an enviable reputation as the premier alloy wheel specialists in the North East of England.
- ServicesAlloy Wheel Refurbishing Alloy wheels are easily damaged against curbs and other obstacles and in wet weather continually bathed in a solution of corrosive salts. Because of their proximity to the brake discs they also get covered in hot brake dust. All of this combined can lead to wheels looking shabby and neglected and detracting from the appearance of the car. We have the necessary skills and equipment to return them to pristine condition. Our refurbishment process is tailored to each alloy wheel and is dependent on the type of wheel and the severity of damage to be repaired. A full refurbishment starts with tyre and weight removal, and our in-house shot blasting to remove old lacquer and paint. Stripping the wheel back to the bare alloy allows us to fully repair the wheel without compromise. During repair, or skilled teams draw on years of experience to prepare a near perfect finish without compromising the wheels structural integrity. During the refinishing phase, the wheels are prepared and painted with custom or manufacturer matched paints using various painting techniques to provide the desired effect. Ovens and air drying processes are used as appropriate to complement the painting process and maximise the…
- Performance TyresHigh Performance Tyres S.E.M. stocks a range of performance tyres, mainly Hankook and Nankang but we can obtain most tyre brands. We can give you a competitive quote for any size and brand of tyre and our experience means we can fit them without damaging your wheels and balance them using hidden weights. Alloy Wheel Sales S.E.M. are dealer/stockists for Alcar Wheelwright, Wolfrace, B K Racing, 100+/Team Dynamics.
- ContactAddress: Units 9C & 9D, Southwick Industrial Estate, North Hylton Road, Southwick, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. SR5 3TX Telephone: 0191 548 0617 Fax: 0191 548 9622
1 We’ve our own “in house” shot blasting and powder coating plant for refinishing wheels and can offer this service for coating motor cycle frames and motor car parts to a very high standard.
2 Wheels are completely stripped back to bare alloy, repaired as necessary, shot blasted and repainted using a multiple paint application. Diamond Machining, and Split Rim alloys also accommodated.
3 Wheels can be refurbished in a wide range of colours including, Silver, Black, Gold, White, Anthracite and many others. Loan wheels are available while your alloys are repaired.
4 SEM are approved stockists of many leading brand performance wheels, tyres and parts. We can provide specialist, hard to find wheel nuts and bolts ideal for kit builders or people with second hand wheels.