Aluminium

Aluminum is the material of choice for higher performance. For this purpose, Sapim has chosen the highest aluminum grade possible (7075 T6) for this sort of usage. It combines light weight, strength and corrosion resistance. The anodized surface treatment provides various color possibilities.

We offer aluminum nipples in: silver, black, red, orange, gold, blue, green and purple. Sapim’s state of the art manufacturing process ensures the best quality available on the market. As a consequence Sapim’s Aluminum nipples has become the benchmark in the market.

Weight

  • 64 pcs weight Polyax Aluminum 12mm 19.30 g
  • 64 pcs weight Polyax Aluminum 14mm 21.82 g
  • 64 pcs weight Polyax Aluminum 16mm 24.80 g

Polyax ALU_0.png

Coating

Coating is applied on all aluminium nipples. The coating is applied on the thread and on the nipple. Friction between both spoke and nipple and rim and nipple is signifi cantly reduced. Coating also seals the surface reducing corrosion. This is now standard in Sapim’s production.

Advantages: 

  • Silent, effective truing with no more squeaks
  • Virtually torsion free spokes
  • High tension wheels without problems
  • No over tight nipples on spoke threads
  • No more oily and dirty wheels
  • Just efficient dry working and clean hands
  • No unnecessary cleaning
  • Wheels are easier to true