Alternate Nichrome Soldering Technique

Here's another way to attach nichrome to the heater wire. You'll need:

  • heater wire
  • nichrome
  • AWG 40 bare wire (e.g. wirewrap wire)
  • solder

1. Strip insulation from both the heater wire and nichrome. Overlap the two so that half the bare section of each extends past the insulation of the other.
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2. Take a short piece (roughly 120mm) of AWG 40 wire and wrap the overlapped section.
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3. Fold over the exposed sections of the bare heater wire and nichrome.
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4. Wrap the remaining AWG 40 wire around the folded over section.
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5. Solder the joint.
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