Strip wire


Strip the wire ends using wire strippers to ensure proper connections.

Alternative labels

using wire strippers
use wire strippers
stripping wire
wire stripper using
wire stripping
wire strippers using

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Strip wire is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Control panel assembler: Control panel assemblers read schematic drawings to assemble control panel units for electrical equipment. They put together wiring, switches, control and measuring apparatus and cables with hand operated tools.
Wire harness assembler: Wire harness assemblers bind wires or cables to form wire harnesses used in electronic and electrical systems and equipment. They read electrical wiring plans and tie the wire together according to specifications, using cable ties, cable lacing, electrical conduit, and sleeves.
Electrical cable assembler: Electrical cable assembler manipulate cables and wires made of steel, copper, or aluminium so they can be used to conduct electricity in a variety of appliances.

Optional skill

Strip wire is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Electrician: Electricians fit and repair electrical circuits and wiring systems. They also install and maintain electrical equipment and machinery. This work can be performed indoors as well as outdoors, in nearly every type of facility.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022