Electronic – How to remove enamel from wire


I want to repair my computer mouse cable which has become disconnected from the PCB.
The wire is insulated with enamel and I have to remove it before soldering it back onto the board.

How should I remove the enamel?

Best Answer

If you are only doing this for a few wires (assuming USB or PS/2, that's only four to 6), just scrape it off with a knife, or use some sand paper (or even an emery nail board).

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