Wire Insulator
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Wire Insulator

by analoger on Tue Mar 05, 2013 1:55 pm

Hi

I'm looking for something I can use to insulate various component leads and bare wires, preferably ESD safe material, something like a solid wire insulator of AWG 18 - 22.

Thanks.
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Re: Wire Insulator

by franklin97355 on Tue Mar 05, 2013 2:25 pm

You could use heatshrink or strip the insulation off wire and put this over the wires you want to protect.
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Re: Wire Insulator

by analoger on Tue Mar 05, 2013 2:30 pm

Heatshrink should be fine I guess, is it ESD safe?
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Re: Wire Insulator

by adafruit_support_mike on Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:19 pm

What level of ESD are you thinking about? I know 3M's heatshrink is rated for 600v and has a dielectric strength of 500-900v/mil. I'd link to the datasheets, but the name of 3M's document server trips the forum spam filter.

Google "3M heat shrink tubing datasheet" for details.
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