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Stripping Litz wire - was RE: ISSTC questions
Original poster: "Lau, Gary" <gary.lau-at-hp-dot-com>
For non-solderable enamel coated wire, I did try paint remover. Didn't
do a thing. Someone also suggested dipping in molten aspirin, and a
solder pot. Nothing.
In addition to oxidizing the copper, a torch would melt the covering
that keeps the strands together and make a mess several inches down from
> Original poster: "Jim Mitchell" <Electrontube-at-sbcglobal-dot-net>
> The problem with that is, you can melt the wires, and it leaves a
> of oxidization on the wires which won't attract solder.
> The best method is to fray the wires and dip them in pain remover
> will remove the enamel and leave bare metal.