What is the definition of a stranded wire?

Answer A stranded wire is formed when many small wires are combined, usually by twisting them together. This type of wire is much more flexible than standard wires with a solid core and is often referred ... Read More »

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I need to extend a 14 gauge, 600 volt stranded copper wire. Can I use solid wire?

yes you can use solid sure to get your wire nuts tight

How do I solder stranded wire to solid wire?

Preparing WiresStrip 1/4 inch of insulation away from the end of each of the two wires to join. Use a pair of wire cutters or a knife. Twist the stranded wires tightly together using your fingers o... Read More »

How do I Tell If RJ-45 Is for Solid or Stranded Wire?

The RJ-45 connector is used to terminate network cables such as Cat-5, Cat-5e, and Cat-6. Network cables can have either stranded or solid copper wires, and each type must use its corresponding typ... Read More »

How to Terminate a Stranded Wire at an Outlet?

When you are working with electrical wires and circuits, you want to make sure that every wire is connected to something or safely terminated so it won't harm anyone or anything. One of the best wa... Read More »