How to Build a Copper Wire Stripping Machine – DIY

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Why a Copper Wire Stripping Machine ? From Time to Time we Refurbish older Property´s,  as we anyhow have to recycle all the scraped Material, Precious Metals and PVC Copper etc. we were Hording the Copper Cables, piping Material and others. Looking for a quick and convenient Solutions to get rid of our Precious Metal Copper with the best Profit. Conclusion “Copper Stripping” by Hand .. no way ! So the only Solution to get out the 5.50$ per Kg Copper was Peeling and Stripping copper Cable with an Automatic Wire Stripper like the Stripmeister. In this quick Tutorial, we will show and demonstrate how to make a small  Automatic Wire Stripping machine to remove insulation from unnecessary copper wires.

Material List for Copper Wire stripping Machine

Tools List Copper Wire Stripper

Step 1:

Disassemble and Clean up Second Hand Rope Hoist, take mesures and Prepare Your Tools to get started with our Copper Wire Stripping machine.

Step 2:

Cut and Smooth the 40*40mm Extruded Aluminum Profile on the  measures your Wirestripper needs!
Our case.:
2pcs 200mm
2pcs 150mm

Step 3:

Cut and Smooth the 20*20mm Square Pipe  Profile!
Our case.:
2pcs 50mm
1pcs 60mm

Step 4:

Drilling Wholes/Drilling thread. For our Main Framing 40*40mm Profiles we Drill each end of the 200mm Long ones with a 6.8mm, afterwards we dive in with the M8 Thread Cutter.

Step 5:

Drilling 6mm Holes in 20*20 Alu. Square Pipe “Adjustable wire stripping Guide Blade” 

Step 6:

Cut off the M6 threaded rod on 70mm if you use our Original Dimensions !

Prepare your Washer (Cutting Blade) in Advance look how you are going to Fit it in

Step 7:

Fix your washer on a M6 Screw with a M6 Nut, Sand it until you feel is Sharp enough.

Cut a second M6 Rod with about 150mm length, Assemble the adjustable copper stripping  arm.

Step 8:

Drill a hole 6-22mm  for the Drive Shaft in the Side of the Framing.

Drill a 6.2mm hole as well on the Top centered for the Adjustable Wire Stripping machine arm.

Step 9:

We made this Cone Disc wheels on a cnc machine but we advice you the Products Below, simply order ready made and assemble saves a lot of Time and Nerves. In the seen step we have used a Flex cutter to create some grip.

  • We Found a better Solution for the Cable Guide Roll, click on the Pic to get the Amazon Product. 

  • Conic Wire Stripping Wheels

Step 10:

Final assembly, install and tie your conic Discs, Slide in the cutting device  do not Forget to Drill a hole in your Table to Fix the Machine to the Table, it is really to advice as the Vibrations and uncontrolled movement might cause defects and malfunctions. 

Last Step Copper Wire Stripping Machine

Wire Stripping Machine

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