Wire stripper

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope
Cable wire stripper

A tool designed to remove the protective covering (jacket) off of a cable to expose the inner wires. Because different wires come in different shapes, there are dozens of different wire strippers available. In the picture is an example of a wire stripper that strips cables when placed in-between the blade and the holder and spun around the cable until the cable jacket can be pulled off.

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