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wire_stripper [2014/09/24 11:38]
nathalie
wire_stripper [2019/09/07 14:05] (current)
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-==== Wire stripper ====+==== Fine Gage Wire stripper ==== 
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 +{{:lecture:pololu_0j5170.1200.jpg?200|}} Image from [[https://www.pololu.com/product/1923|pololu.com]]
  
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   * **Purpose**: Essential tool for removing insulation from electrical wiring.   * **Purpose**: Essential tool for removing insulation from electrical wiring.
-  * **Source**: Local hardware or general supply stores, as well as on-line. At www.omnitronelectronics.net, the part number is ST-30. Be sure the stripper can handle 20 to 24 gage wire.+  * **Source**: Local hardware or general supply stores, as well as on-line. At www.omnitronelectronics.net, the part number is ST-30. 
 +  *  **Make sure** the stripper can handle fine wires.  A common range for fine wire strippers is 22-30 AWG Wire strippers for home electrical or automotive use //are not helpful// The image at the bottom of the page shows the detail of the cutter end of a fine-gage stripper with the wire gages indicated on the left side
   * **Approximate Cost**: $5 to $15.   * **Approximate Cost**: $5 to $15.
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 +Examples available from vendors in Fall 2019
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 +  * [[https://www.pololu.com/product/1923|Pololu]]
 +  * [[https://www.sparkfun.com/products/14762|Sparkfun]]
 +  * [[https://www.amazon.com/Stripper-Cutter-Klein-Tools-11047/dp/B000I1L7GW/|Amazon]]
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 +Also check the Electronics Prototype lab (EPL) and the vending machines, both in the basement of the Fourth Avenue Building
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 +{{:lecture:pololu_detail_image.jpg?400|}} Image from [[https://www.pololu.com/product/1923|pololu.com]]
  
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wire_stripper.1411583880.txt.gz · Last modified: 2014/09/24 11:38 by nathalie