How do you use a cable ripper tool?
How do you use the Perfect Lil Ripper?
What does a cable ripper do?
The cable ripper is simply a U-shaped, stamped-metal tool with a tiny cutting head within it. When you pull the cable ripper down the length of the cable, the cutting head penetrates the outer cable but leaves the inner wires untouched.
By stripping the Romex® Wire you can make between 10 and 30% more money depending on what level of time and investment that you put into it. Through talking to multiple scrappers over the years we have found that about 50% of people sell as is and 50% will strip it down further.
The rubber or plastic coating on most electrical wire is called insulation.
Use the correct pliers or wire cutters for the job. Proper use of side cutting (lineman's) pliers: Many applications including electrical, communications and construction work. Use to grip, splice or cut wires, and strip insulation.
we remove plastic coating of connecting wires before making circuit because it is an insulator and we know that insulators doesn't allow electricity to pass through them. so plastic does't allow electricity to pass through it which leads to the break down of circuit.
Bare bright copper wire is defined as clean, bare, uncoated, unalloyed copper wire, not smaller than No. 16 gauge wire. Bare bright also should be free of copper tubing, burnt copper wire and nonmetallics. Light copper consists of miscellaneous unalloyed copper wire having a nominal 96 percent copper content.
If you chose to strip it, you will end up with 90 pounds of copper don't forget 10 pounds in plastic waste and in today's market you will get $1.90 per pound for stripped copper wire so your 90 pounds will net you $171.00 difference of $21.00 between stripping it or selling the way it is, just want to mention one thing