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Making a high powered substitute voicecoil

I have the wires and the former but not the adhesive. Recently my Jlaudio 12 w0 burnt out. I usually repair speakers and make coils for low wattage speakers for home use. I use epoxy to make the coils for these speakers. I tried making a coil for a high powered car speaker using epoxy but the coil failed at an early stage. Does anybody know what kind of high temperature adhesive is available to make high powered voice coils? I want to know the name of the best adhesive available for attaching copper wires to kapton formers that can withstand searing temperatures(above 600f) and thermal shock. Also tell me how can I access this type of adhesive. Please help!

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Try this first use steel epoxy ,thinest one you can find.quick drying steel epoxy is normally thick not recom.use thin long drying type.

Posted on Aug 22, 2007

  • oscar herrera Aug 22, 2007

    note:is ACE available to you? also the varnish on these copper wires may only withstand 300f max.



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