Is Romex stripping worth it?

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.

Can I run Romex in WireMold?

While there are proper uses of ROMEX that will typically avoid any exposed wires, if you’re experiencing this in your home, you essentially have two options. In order to conceal your nonmetallic sheathed cable, you can either use a conduit such as PVC, ENT or EMT or a product called WireMold to hide the wires safely.

Is Romex wire copper?

Romex Wires are non-metallic wires that are commonly used for electrical wiring in homes. Romex consists of one or more copper wires, a neutral conductor and a ground wire. The copper wires are individually insulated and the entire bundle of wires is sheathed in a plastic coating.

What is Unstripped copper wire worth?

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 …

How does a wire stripping machine work?

Wire stripping machines operate by stripping the insulation with a blade or a knife while an operator feeds wire into a feed port and an electric motor pulls the wire through. The operator then peels the wire by hand or the insulation falls off depending on the thickness of the wire and or condition.

Can you burn copper wire to strip it?

NO BURNING: First and foremost, we would like to reiterate that you should NEVER under any circumstances “burn” your copper wire to remove the insulation. Not only does it harm the environment from the fumes, but it will downgrade your copper at the scrap yard.

How big is a strip of Romex wire?

Strips all wire sizes from #18 wire to 250 MCM, Diameters from 0.100″ (3mm) up to 0.79″ (20.1mm) including ROMEX and braided (stranded) wire. Strips up to 65 feet per minute and will last a lifetime!

How big of a wire can you cut with stripmeister?

All precision machined with 5axis CNC milling technology. Also has built in “ROMEX” adapter: Enables multi-layer wires to be cut in one shot. Strips all wire sizes from #18 wire to 250 MCM, Diameters from 0.100″ (3mm) up to 0.79″ (20.1mm) including ROMEX and braided (stranded) wire.

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