Helix

 

A helix is a space-saving and stable method to change the level. It is a spiral in which the train can run from a lower to an upper level. For example the model railroader can easily drive from a storage yard up to the layout or from the layout down to the storage yard. The helix has the same gradient at each spot so that even long trains can
overcome great elevation differences smoothly. Additionally the outer curves of a helix are superelevated by 3 mm. This improves the running security significantly
and reduces the rolling resistance. For each helix you need a standard helix. This standard helix is the base circle including the entry and the exit of a helix. This base circle can be extended by as many  add-on helix as necessary  depending on the elevation difference that the train has to overcome. If you want to determine the number of the required add-on helix for a given elevation difference you can do it in the following way. Let's assume that you want to bridge a total height of 300 mm. The height of the standard helix is 130,5 mm. If we deduct this height from the total height of 300 mm the remaining height is 169,5 mm. Now we have to divide this height by the height of the add-on helix that is 87,00 mm: 169,5 mm / 87,00 mm = 1,95. That means that you need 2 add-on helix on your standard helix to bridge the total height of 300 mm. By the way there are helix for H0, TT, N and Z scale, for single or double track - exactly adapted to the special requirements of the individual track systems. Each helix has the option to be assembled left hand thread or right hand thread.

LAGGIES Basic Helix, track radius 360 mm LAGGIES Basic Helix, track radius 360 mm

Content:

Track radius 360 mm
single-track
Basic Helix H0, 9 segments = 1 1/2 circles
Assembled height: 130.5 mm
Segment width: 80 mm
Gradient: 3.8 %
Outer diameter: 828 mm

for:

Märklin M/K/C, TRIX C, Fleischmann Modell / Profi, Roco / Roco Line, Roco geoLine, PIKO A and tracks of this radius

Ref.: 53001
LAGGIES Basic Helix, track radius 360/437,5 mm, single or double track LAGGIES Basic Helix, track radius 360/437,5 mm, single or double track

Content:

Basic Helix H0,
9 segments = 1 1/2 circles,
Assembled height: 130.5 mm,
Segment width: 165 mm,
Gradient, inner: 3.8 %,
Gradient, outer: 3.17 %,
Outer diameter: 998 mm

for Märklin M / K / C, TRIX C, Fleischmann Modell/Profi, Roco/Roco Line, Roco geoLine, PIKO A and tracks of these radii.

 

Ref.: 53004
LAGGIES Basic Helix, track radius 420/483 mm LAGGIES Basic Helix, track radius 420/483 mm

Content:

Track radius 420 / 483 mm,
single- or double-track,
Basic Helix H0,
9 segments = 1 1/2 circles,
Assembled height: 130.5 mm,
Segment width: 145 mm,
Gradient, inner: 3.3 %,
Gradient, outer: 2.87 %,
Outer diameter: 1,078 mm

for Fleichschmann Profi R2 / R3, PIKO A R2 / R3 Roco Line R3 / R4 and other tracks of these radii.

Ref.: 53005
LAGGIES Basic Helix, track radius 481,2/542,8 LAGGIES Basic Helix, track radius 481,2/542,8

Content:

Track radius 481.2/542.8 mm,
single- or double-track,
Basic Helix H0,
9 segments = 1 1/2 circles,
Assembled height: 130.5 mm
Segment width: 145 mm
Gradient, inner: 2.88 %
Gradient, outer: 2.55 %,
Outer diameter: 1,214 mm

for Fleischmann Profi R3 / R4, PIKO A R3 / R4, Roco Line R4 / R5 and other tracks of these radii.

Ref.: 53007
LAGGIES Basic Helix, track radius 554/619 mm, single or double track LAGGIES Basic Helix, track radius 554/619 mm, single or double track

Content:

Standard Helix H0, 9 segments = 1 1/2 circles,
Assembled height: 130.5 mm,
Segment width: 145 mm,
Gradient, inner: 2.5 %,
Gradient, outer: 2.23 %,
Outer diameter: 1.352 mm

for Märklin K and flex tracks from all manufacturers.

 

 

Ref.: 53008
LAGGIES Basic Helix, track radius 515/579,3 mm LAGGIES Basic Helix, track radius 515/579,3 mm

Content:

Track radius 515 / 579.3 mm,
single- or double-track,
Basic Helix H0,
9 segments = 1 1/2 circle,
Assembled height: 130.5 mm,
Segment width: 145 mm,
Gradient, inner: 2.69 %,
Gradient, outer: 2.39 %,
Outer diameter: 1,276 mm

ideal for:
Märklin C, TRIX C

Ref.: 53009
LAGGIES Basic Helix, track radius 194/230 mm LAGGIES Basic Helix, track radius 194/230 mm

Content:

Track radius 194 / 230 mm,
single- or double-track,
Standard Helix H0,
9 segments = 1 1/2 circles,
Assembled height: 81 mm,
Segment width: 100 mm,
Gradient, inner: 4.43 %,
Gradient, outer: 3.74 &,
Outer diameter: 560 mm

for Arnold, Fleischmann piccolo, Roco N, Minitrix and other tracks of these radii.

Ref.: 53026
LAGGIES Basic Helix, track radius 329/362 mm LAGGIES Basic Helix, track radius 329/362 mm

Content:

Track radius 329 / 362 mm,
single- or double-track,
Basic Helix H0,
9 segments = 1 1/2 circles,
Assembled height: 81 mm,
Segment width: 100 mm,
Gradient, inner: 2.61 %,
Gradient, outer: 2.37 %,
Outer diameter: 840 mm

ideal for:

Roco N, Minitrix, flex tracks and other tracks of these radii

Ref.: 53027
LAGGIES Add-on Helix, track radius 360 mm LAGGIES Add-on Helix, track radius 360 mm

Content:

Track radius 360 mm
single-track
Basic Helix H0, 9 segments = 1 1/2 circles
Assembled height: 130.5 mm
Segment width: 80 mm
Gradient: 3.8 %
Outer diameter: 828 mm

for:

Märklin M/K/C, TRIX C, Fleischmann Modell / Profi, Roco / Roco Line, Roco geoLine, PIKO A and tracks of this radius

Ref.: 53101
LAGGIES Add-on Helix, track radius 360/437,5 mm LAGGIES Add-on Helix, track radius 360/437,5 mm

Content:

Add-on Helix H0,
6 segments = 1 circle,
Height of level: 87 mm

for Märklin M / K / C, TRIX C, Fleischmann Modell/Profi, Roco/Roco Line, Roco geoLine, PIKO A and tracks of these radii.

 

Ref.: 53104
LAGGIES Add-on Helix, track radius 420/483 mm, LAGGIES Add-on Helix, track radius 420/483 mm,

Content:

Track radius 420 / 483 mm,
single- or double-track,
Add-on Helix H0,
6 segments = 1 circle,
Height of level: 87 mm

for Fleichschmann Profi R2 / R3, PIKO A R2 / R3 Roco Line R3 / R4 and other tracks of these radii.

Ref.: 53105
LAGGIES Add-on Helix, track radius 481/542,8 mm LAGGIES Add-on Helix, track radius 481/542,8 mm

Content:

Track radius 481.2/542.8 mm,
single- or double-track,
Add-on Helix H0,
6 segments = 1 circles,
Height of level: 87 mm

for Fleischmann Profi R3 / R4, PIKO A R3 / R4, Roco Line R4 / R5 and other tracks of these radii.

Ref.: 53107
LAGGIES Add-on Helix, track radius 554/619 mm LAGGIES Add-on Helix, track radius 554/619 mm

Content:

single- or double-track,
Add- on Helix H0,
6 segments = 1 1/2 circle,
Height of level: 87 mm

for Märklin K and flex tracks from all manufacturers.

 

 

Ref.: 53108
LAGGIES Add-on Helix, track radius 515/579,3 mm LAGGIES Add-on Helix, track radius 515/579,3 mm

Content:

Track radius 515 / 579.3 mm,
single- or double-track,
Add-on Helix H0,
6 segments = 1 circle,
Height of level: 87 mm

ideal for:
Märklin C, TRIX C

Ref.: 53109
LAGGIES Add-on Helix, track radius 194/230 mm LAGGIES Add-on Helix, track radius 194/230 mm

Content:

Track radius 194 / 230 mm,
single- or double-track,
Add-on Helix H0,
6 segments = 1 circles,
Height of level: 54 mm

for Arnold, Fleischmann piccolo, Roco N, Minitrix and other tracks of these radii.

Ref.: 53126
LAGGIES Add-on Helix, track radius 330/362mm LAGGIES Add-on Helix, track radius 330/362mm

Content:

Track radius 329 / 362 mm,
single- or double-track,
Add-on Helix H0,
6 segments = 1 circles,
Height of level: 54 mm

ideal for:

Roco N, Minitrix, flex tracks and other tracks of these radii

Ref.: 53127