There are two kinds of washers:

1. Nipple washers increase the strength of the rim and reduce friction between the nipple and the rim.

  • Oval Washers increase strength of rim
  • HM Washers decrease friction of nipple
  • MS and MG washers increase strength of rim and decrease friction of nipple
  • Round Washers increase strength of rim

Sapim is constantly searching for better washers as the rims are constantly changing.

2. Spoke washers help to adjust the bending better to the hub. The usage of spoke washers is recommended on steel fl anche hubs. Our spoke washer fi ts on 2,3 and 2,0mm Spokes.