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i have wires that plug into pcb's the wire is a silver coloured wire that is non magnetic, what is it made of? Answered

I have the wire from re cycled dvd players and they are fine thin wires when stripped from the casing they are not copper as i expected, but i'm not sure what they are made of the wire is not magnetic I want to recycle the wires but i need to know what they will be made from

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Re-designBest Answer (author)2010-11-22

Could be tinned copper. Or aluminum. Or tin.

If they were in an electronic piece then they are meant to carry electricity.

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diggerevans (author)2010-11-22

Okay thanks for that my friend, i did expect to find copper alone but now I am a little wiser, thanks for time.

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