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#161182 - 03/31/07 05:59 AM Pictures of RW and TW Insulated Conductors  
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Topic: Some pictures of RW and TW Conductors

Here are a few images of # 8 Solid Copper Conductors with RW and TW type Insulation.

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Image #1: Overview of both types of Conductors - the "RW" has Black Insulation, and the "TW" has White Insulation.

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Image #2: #8 Solid Copper with RW Insulation.

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Image #3: #8 Solid Copper with RW Insulation - close up.
Notice the Tinned Copper.

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Image #4: #8 Solid Copper with TW Insulation (White).

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Image #5: Close-up of #8 Solid Copper with TW Insulation (White).
Note the printed text.

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Imaging pulling Three of these bad boys through a long run!

Somewhere in my "Archives" I have some Solid #6 and #4 Insulated Copper Conductors - imagine pulling those puppies!!!
eek

Scott


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#163629 - 05/12/07 09:45 PM Re: Pictures of RW and TW Insulated Conductors [Re: Scott35]  
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I'm fairly certain that tinning of conductors keeps copper and rubber from chemically reacting, preventing corrosion of the copper conductor.


#163636 - 05/13/07 04:51 AM Re: Pictures of RW and TW Insulated Conductors [Re: Bjarney]  
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Scott - how have you been!!! smile

It sure has been a long time since I saw a posted message with "Bjarney" attached!

Hope everything is going OK in the "West Southern Inner Northeast ... "

Just an FYI, my E-mail address has changed (again), and is no longer within the "Pacbell" domain.

Here is a Phonetic version of one address, which messages will actually be accepted by the Mailbot, and not bounced back with SMTP Error 550:

designer at setelectric dot net

(remove the spaces between words, swap the word "at" with the "At" symbol [Shift + "2"], and make the "Dot" a _Dot_)

Send me a message when you get an urge to speak geek!

Scott


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