Re: Enamel remover for wire??

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From: Sandy W5TVW (ebjr@worldnet.att.net)
Date: Sat Apr 19 1997 - 23:34:42 EDT


At 09:32 PM 4/19/97 +0000, you wrote:
>This has been beat around before I'm sure. But what is the best solvent
>for getting the enamel off my toroid coil wire ends? I should also ask
>what is readily available because the correct and best stuff is not always
>available locally.
>
>I have scraped it off....cautiously....but I know that is not the way it
>should be done.
>
>Thanks for the help.
>
>
>73 / 72 QRP ARCI # 8911
>Gary - W2UX QRP-L # 593
>Lexington, SC CQC #413
>(EX: WA2UAX)
>CW is the REAL THING! Use it or lose it.
>
>
>General Cement (GC Electronics) makes a chemical called "STRIP-X". Catalog
Nr. 10-2602. It works on most enamels used on magnet wire. There are a few
that it does not touch! I have had very good luck stripping "Litz" wire
with it. (I use 15/44 Litz at times.) Only stuff I've found worth a damn
for "chemical removal".

73,
E. V. Sandy Blaize, W5TVW
"Boat Anchors collected, restored, repaired, traded and used!"
417 Ridgewood Drive,
Metairie, LA., 70001
ebjr@worldnet.att.net
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