Wire stripper is also a big family including many different wire strippers such as hot-blade wire stripper, hand wire stripper, bench wire stripper and rotary wire stripper. It is certain that large-scale wire stripping machine is an important member of this family. Then how to use them properly? Some practical skills may be helpful for you.
In our family, hand wire stripper are common hand tools to use for we usually have a few wires to strip. When using hand wire strippers, we should select correct hole to match wire gage and keep blades open until wire is removed. What we should notice is that we ought to slowly release the pressure on the handles so as not to allow the cutting blades to make contact with the stripped conductor. Continue to release pressure until the gripper jaws release the stripped wire, and then move.
With the development of recycling technologies, automatic wire strippers have got widely use. When using any of these automatic wire strippers, follow the manufacturer’s instructions for adjusting the machine; this avoids nicking, cutting, or otherwise damaging the conductors.
If you have a large number of wires, you may need hot-blade stripper or wire stripping machine. As for hot-blade wire stripper, make a wire slot of suitable diameter for the size wire to be stripped. Besides, the iron must be rated at 100 watts or greater in order to transfer enough heat to the copper strip to melt the wire insulation.
What we should notice in using wire stripping machine? The most important point is adjusting the distance and pressure between entry capstans and exit entry capstans. There is another point we neglect that the wire should be straight and without any knot.
These are only some simple skills we should notice in using different wire strippers. If you have other puzzles, the professional personnel of Whirlston, a top manufacturer of wire stripping machine and copper cable granulator, will give you more guides.