HHS® tube, or Helical Hollow Strand, is best described as a strand with an open center working channel. While HHS® tube has proven to be useful in many applications, it is most often utilized to transmit torque or pushing forces due to its exceptional whip free characteristics and a high resistance to kinks. HHS® tube can be manufactured in single, double, and triple layers in order to provide varying flexibility and control. Please contact us with your specifications – we’ll help you design a HHS® tube that fits your exact needs.
We design HHS® tube to meet the specific needs of our customers. We can provide parametric drawings to assist in design review and quickly return requests for quotation. For standard HHS® tube capabilities, please reference the following variables:
*If you have a request that is outside of these specifications, please contact us.
|Hoop Strength||Good||Excellent (Tight Wound)||Good|
|Wall Thickness (thinwall)||Good||Excellent||Excellent|
While other alloys may be available for use in your HHS® tube, these are the most prevalent:
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