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High temp. connectors?

Discussion in 'Electronic Repair' started by Asimov, Apr 25, 2005.

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  1. Asimov

    Asimov Guest

    "DaveC" bravely wrote to "All" (24 Apr 05 17:31:33)
    --- on the heady topic of "High temp. connectors?"

    Might capacitive discharge "spot welding" work for this application?


    Da> From: DaveC <>
    Da> Xref: aeinews sci.electronics.misc:18576
    Da> My toaster resurrection project :)

    Da> Need to (re)connect the nichrome wire to the insulated, stranded
    Da> supply wire. The existing (now overheated and useless, due to heat via
    Da> bad connection) connection is a rivet (stainless?) with the nichrome
    Da> wrapped around the head, and a brass (looking) crimp on the backside
    Da> that accepts the supply wire.
    Da> Barring an original replacement item, what replacements would you
    Da> recommend? Most crimp ring terminals aren't brass. Should I use brass?
    Da> A rivet would be difficult to install here. Would a threaded fastener
    Da> (nut & bolt) be sufficient? Stainless?

    Da> Thanks,

    .... High Voltage Electronics: Life's a glitch, then you fry.
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