Every professional electrician makes daily use of a common tool known as wire strippers , and most own several different forms of this tool. Every DIYer who does any kind of electrical repair should also own some version of this tool. Especially useful is a version commonly known as a combination tool , which not only has a wire stripping function, but also pliers jaws, cable-cutting blades, and a couple of threaded holes for cutting bolts commonly used with electrical boxes. In whatever form the tool takes, a wire stripper has a series of labeled holes that match the common wire gauges , typically gauge to gauge.
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A wire stripper is a small, hand-held device used to strip the electrical insulation from electric wires. A US-style simple manual wire stripper is a pair of opposing blades much like scissors or wire cutters. The addition of a center notch makes it easier to cut the insulation without cutting the wire. This type of wire stripper is used by rotating it around the insulation while applying pressure in order to make a cut around the insulation.
The present invention relates to the field of mechanisms for removing insulation from insulated conductors for attachment of the same to terminals and the like. It is often necessary to strip insulation from single conductors including those having metal shielding about the wire itself. It is necessary to perform the insulation stripping operation with great accuracy without damaging the wire.