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Old 02-13-2018, 05:53 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Returned View Post
Why separate the paper from the wire? Unless you are keeping it as wire, that is. If you are remelting you just cut the wire and put it in the crucible and the paper will act as flux.
He wasn't remelting the copper, but selling it for scrap, and for them to take it and be able to weigh it, had to be separated from the paper, as I recall.
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