Reclaiming Copper Wire

In this video I’ll give you some tips on where to find copper wire to reclaim, how to make it usable and help you decide if it’s worth pursuing.

Source from TVs, electronics and Motors

Buy a wire gauge to determine the thickness

Remove coating by burning with a tealight, then sand off fire scale.


Car parts have tons of copper wire

Also wire hiding under that electrical tape wrapped around that tube [?]. Usually thin copper, sometimes aluminum, coated but much nicer to wrap with. no burning needed

Electrical cords – the long orange ones for big power tools



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