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 »

What Is Lacquered Cotton Braid Stranded Wire Used For?

Lacquered cotton braid-stranded wire is a conductor, which means it is designed to conduct electricity, while protecting its surroundings. It comes in single-, double- or even triple-stranded wire.

How to Clean Copper Stranded Wire?

Copper stranded wire is used for a variety of home maintenance projects. Particularly if you are using the wire for electrical purposes, you need to be sure the copper stranded wire is clean so tha... Read More »