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How do I strip 30 guage wire?
How do I strip 30 guage wire?
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Old 19th December 2002, 08:44 PM   #1
Xylenz is offline Xylenz
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Question How do I strip 30 guage wire?

I have made Litz speaker wire by twisting together 10 strands of 30 guage kynar coated silverplated solid copper core wire from DigiKey. If I melt off the ends it leaves a blackened residue on the wire (not to mention the noxious fumes). How do I strip the coating off cleanly so I can solder the strands together?
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Old 20th December 2002, 03:06 AM   #2
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If burning leaves black marks, it may help to rub the blackened area lightly with sand paper- this works well when burning the lamination off magnetic wire and it may work for your application as well.

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