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Item # SW-18

5.5mm Hex Socket Internal Nipple Spoke Wrench

The SW-18 has a 5.5mm hex socket.  It uses an extra long (3.25”/85mm) spoke wrench socket to fit internal spoke nipples found on many deep section aero rims.  Featuring our dual density, ergonomically designed screwdriver handle. Outside diameter of the shaft is 8.2mm.

Note: The DT "pro-lock" nipples are a 5.5mm sizing

 

 



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There are several standards used for internal nipple shape and sizing. Contact the wheel manufacturer for the most up to date sizing information.

SW-15: three sizes in one wrench.  3.2mm square socket, 5mm hex socket, 5.5mm hex socket.

SW-16: 3.2mm square socket. Outside diameter of the shaft is nominally 6mm.

SW-16.3: 3/16" hex socket (4.76mm)  Outside diameter of the shaft is nominally 7.4mm.

SW-17: 5mm hex socket. Outside diameter of the shaft is nominally 7.5mm.

SW-18: 5.5mm hex socket. Outside diameter of the shaft is nominally 8.2mm.

SW-19: 6mm hex socket. Outside diameter of the shaft is nominally 8.2mm.