Sapim Hexagonal Nipples

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Sapim Hexagonal Nipples, as with spokes, there is a nipple to suit to every wheel requirement. To decide which nipple is best, you must weigh up the available information:
  • Sapim makes nipples in nickel plated brass and in aluminium.
  • All nipples are forged.
  • Arguments in favour of a brass nipple are price and rigidity.
  • The strength/weight ratio is the principal argument for a 7075 alloy nipple.
  • It is superior to all other makes.
  • If a coloured anodized alloy nipple is selected it will guard against corrosion as well as look special.

Hexagonal head nipples allow to take higher torque without damaging the four spans of the nipple. Because truing is done from the head side that has a larger diameter. It can take more pressure.

12mm Nickle Plated Brass

Sold in 100 Pack