The helix cable is made up of a flexible steel wires core which, to engage with a gear, is wrapped by a round steel wire called spiral that follows a helical path.

A flock yarn would be used for noise reduction purposes.


Helix cable applications

The most popular applications are:

  • Motorhome and caravan rooflights
  • Passenger car and truck window lifters, it is also used for the manual remote opening of the windows
  • Marine steering mechanical cables.