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Re: Stripping Litz wire - was RE: ISSTC questions
Original poster: "Richard Modistach" <hambone-at-dodo-dot-com.au>
try methalene chloride,
it takes a while depending on coating thickness
but it eventualy dissolves the enamel to leave
bare, bright shiny copper.
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From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Sent: Wednesday, June 09, 2004 11:57 AM
Subject: 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
> the termination.
> Gary Lau
> MA, USA
> > 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.