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Original poster: "Jeff Kamla by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <jeffk-at-sinclair-dot-net>

Hi  J.B.   all

I'm not  familiar with the  TEW type wire,  but if it's rated for the
higher temp of 105 deg. C  that in it's self makes it a better choice.
Because it more flexible you will have to take extra care not to
damage it other than that it should be fine.  IMHO

have a good day !


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Sent: Monday, May 14, 2001 6:32 PM
Subject: TEW vs THHN

> Original poster: "J. B. Weazle McCreath by way of Terry Fritz
<twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <weazle-at-hurontel.on.ca>
> Hello Coilers,
> Anyone see a problem with using type TEW wire rather than type THHN
> for winding a ballast?  It's used as the leads from the windings to
> the connection box on motors and is rated to 105 degrees C. and the
> insulation seems a bit more flexible, making winding easier.
> 73, Weazle, VE3EAR/VE3WZL
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