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    • December 12, 2017 12:29 AM CST
    • The company is always committed to producing various specifications (0.18~6.50mm) and temperature levels (130~220C) of Enamelled Wire , enameled copper wire, enameled copper clad aluminum wire(ECCA). Under the the guidance of “Quality First, Customer Uppermost”, Xinyu has made great efforts in technological innovation and market development. After years of development, Xinyu brand becomes one of the best-known manufacturers in the field of enameled wire both in China and worldwide. As a professional and reliable supplier, Xinyu is willing to cooperate with friends all around the world for a win-win future.

      Our goal is to provide customized solutions for the market and customers, whether it is a single enameled wire or raw materials integration, as long as the customer needs, we will do our best to do the best.

      For any customer advice and feedback, we will give patient and meticulous response and equal treatment.

      For any customer inquiries, we will give the most professional and most reasonable offer with fastest speed.

      Dielectric breakdown voltage test is to check the insulation properties, according to the thickness of the enameled wire coating to determine the criterion.

      Speaking generally, it use two methods. Flexible metal coil method will be used when the diameter is below 0.10mm. The large line uses twist method.

      Dielectric breakdown voltage is represented as the film becomes thicker high value, and the film thickness is according to line-to-line voltage and voltage between phases of motors.

      Flexibility test is to examine whether the film cracks occur when the xinyu-enameledwire.com enamelled wire is bent by winder according to elongation or scratch to determine the volume.

      Adhesion test is to check whether the combination of film and conductor close. If the enameled wire has bad adhesion, the film will have peeling phenomenon.

      Abrasion resistance test is to examine that whether the film will be broken under the circumstance of external friction.

      The smoothness of xinyu enamelled wire and volume linearity of motor have great influence on static friction coefficient of wire. And static friction coefficient is to see this influence.

      Solvent resistance test is to put xinyu enamelled wire in xylene investigation and then to examine film with or without bubbles and raised state. When the winding process after the paint is containing varnish containing organic solvents dip coating cloud, insulation properties will become poor.

      Resistance to chemical reagents test is to view whether the film is a base or acid dipping. If the enameled wire injured under machine’s use environment by bases and acids it can be confirmed that the insulation performance is low.

      Solderability test is to observe whether complete wetting is smooth without stripped film when xinyu enamelled wire is straight welded. xinyu Enamelled wire of straight welding can improve production efficiency and reduce pollution. Cooling medium resistance test is to see whether insulation of the enameled wire which using in the freezer become low when the test wire is put in refrigerant frozen oil . And the test aspirate from wires must not dissolve in refrigerants.

      Xinyu Enameled Copper Wire can work continuously under 130C and 150C.lt has excellent and electrical properties and is suitable for winding in general motors of class B and F and coils of electrical instrument.

    • November 15, 2017 5:37 AM CST
    • A businessman knows the importance of hiring a security guard for their business. Because it is the best option you can follow to make your building secure. You can’t trust the electronic devices for a long run. It can get damaged or smashed by the intruders. In addition to that, they can also offer various other assistance like

      -They will also act as customer service agents for your business

      -Do day patrolling and monitors the video surveillance camera

      -They will rectify the security concerns

      -Ensure that the environment is safe

    • August 15, 2016 4:25 PM CDT
    • Does anyone have any information on this Turn Teplitz Bohemia Vase? When I bought it one of the handles was broken off. Does this take away a considerable amount off its value?

    • October 14, 2015 2:57 PM CDT
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    • February 9, 2015 6:49 PM CST
    • What does eveyone think of this? I like to watch videos on youtube and have noticed how the iantique and Brass Armadillo's channels have very few subscribers and video views. I was thinking that if as many iAntique members as possible can go on youtube and subscribe to the channels and watch the videos then give them a thumbs up, leave a comment with a few hashtags and then share the video on what other social sites you are on like facebook, twitter, google + etc. I know we all are aware that few young people are collecting and maybe if we all showed that the channels have some traffic then maybe we can get more viewers. That could also lead some of them to iantique.com.  Herea are some links to the channels. If I missed any please share.

      Brass Armadillo - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsvTirjLdM_ak5P3Rj9Q-0Q

      Denver - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbVxO_OZhh9NS9_FYRSqd2w

      Des Moines - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE-TShIcIpTgl_51lhy4dDw

      iAntique - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw6pXha8-VfeZkAqlH6xB-w

      Kansas City - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkmBIZyBqyJiPSt8qxGxeWQ

      Phoenix - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCES9NxyAfe3TjisZ6W0KNIA

    • January 16, 2015 6:35 AM CST
    • Looking for information on this antique sugar bowl. Haven't been able to

      find anything about it online. It does not have a lid. What scene is on it?

      What is its value? etc. 

    • October 17, 2014 9:42 AM CDT
    • Hi, It sounds like a very interesting piece. I've seen smaller hammered copper bowls with handles in the form of antlers, probably made with brass with a copper finish, but I've never seen one this huge. Yours is probably Arts & Crafts, but we really need to see a photo to evaluate it. Values of Arts & Crafts hammered copper pieces are very dependent on how much of the original patina is left. Most pieces from this period have been "cleaned" which dramatically affects value negatively. Please post an image or 2, and we'll try to give you better info. Gary

    • October 16, 2014 10:17 PM CDT
    • Recently acquired an awesome hammered copper bowl with an applied sterling rim, four antler handles with sterling fittings and marked simply  - sterling and other metals -.

      Bowl including handles is approx. 17 inch diameter and 7 inchhigh. I would love more information regarding age, maker, and estimated value.

      Research I have done put it in the Arts and Crafts Era ..early or late? or possibly much earlier - mid 19th century. I have no idea of possible maker.

      Thanks in advance to all for any info.

    • January 8, 2013 8:32 AM CST
    • As far as I can see, the antique malls in this area are in good shape.

      As a former antique mall owner partner, I know many dealers in the tri state area, so, naturally, I enjoy talking shop when I go antiquing at the malls.

      Any mall that has closed in this area, closed because the best dealers either died, or, just could not keep up with things due to age.

      At this time, I can truthfully say, if one continues to offer things that were popular 20 + years ago, your sales will not be as brisk as then.

      When people come to the counter at the malls, I can see the items purchased are usually to be used,not collected, or, to be recycled into something else.

      Dinnerware and fine crystal that cannot be used in the dishwasher is simply not as popular as it once was.

      When I go into a home to buy these days, I do not see the cabinets filled with collections like the old days.

      Instead, I see things that are being used or decorative.

      When someone tells me, " this is really old ", the item is usually only 20 years old, but to them, that's old.

      The collectors are still out there, however, due to the economy, and the change in the age of the average shopper, today's collector is either sitting on their collections, or, shipping them to auctions to liquidate them.

      The malls will always be a popular place to go, after all, if you are a seller, you have to find your stuff somewhere, and the malls are a sure shot deal.

      Auctions are good, if you mind your bidding, but for me, I go to the antique malls, I LOVE it.

      It's a fabulous day out, in fact,sometimes I do go on overnight trips, with the get away focused on antique malls as my goal for the trip.

      So, the state of a well run, good variety ( something for everyone ) antique mall is, in my opinion, still solid.


    • January 4, 2013 11:11 PM CST
    • I agree on the younger shoppers.

       

      We see the majority of our shoppers are under the age of 50.  This has been a change in antique malls in the last three years.

       

      -Dan

    • January 4, 2013 12:31 PM CST
    • All great questions:
      1. I see that it is about equal on mall opening and closing,
      2. In my mall they are all full but I see other mall that have some vacancies but pobably 80 to 90% full,
      3. My mall we track our traffic count at the front door and we have increases on traffic
      4. Our sales are increasing over last year and last year was better than the year before and we have been open for 14 years
      5. We see younger shoppers and dealers than we had even 3 years ago,
      but a lot of that is due to our Iantique shows and programs we try to involve younger collectors and we have events for them

       

      I think our industry is strong and has a great future

    • January 1, 2013 4:43 PM CST
    • I am wondering how everyone sees the sate of malls in their area?

      1. Are there more opening than closing?

      2. Do the malls seem to be full or are there empty booths?

      3. Do you see an increase or decrease in traffic?

      4. Are your sales increasing or decreasing?

      5. Do you see younger shoppers or just older ones?

       

      Thanks for your input.

       

      Wally

    • November 13, 2012 4:36 PM CST
    • Hi Paul -

       

      Congrats on your new booth!!! That's very exciting!

       

      Keep it dusted, clean, and restock at least once a week or more...

       

      Small items can always be a best seller and add up quickly in sales. {I have found that many items under $20 move quickly too.} :)

       

       

       

      -Pamela Medaglia

    • October 29, 2012 9:05 AM CDT
    • Good luck with your venture.  My advice is simply keep the booth looking fresh without (as mentioned in an earlier reply) cramming items in wall to wall.  If items are "stale" pull them out for a month or so.  One quick way to avoid the "stale"look is to move items/displays around in the booth.  Again, good luck!

    • October 16, 2012 10:05 AM CDT
    • Thanks! We will have a variety of stuff. I never think its a good idea to just have 1 thing but thats my opinion.

      Im hoping to actually get a larger booth,this is all they had available.

    • October 16, 2012 7:51 AM CDT
    • My advice is, don't try to cram too much in. I have three tables in two different malls and I make a point of leaving some space between items. Your eye can discern the individual items better if it's not just a wall of stuff. This is especially important if you have a variety of items. If you only sell one type of item, you could pack more stuff in because the glass people (for example) will look more closely at a booth that is all glass.

    • October 15, 2012 2:31 PM CDT
    • Hi everyone! New to the site. My wife and I are opening our first booth in a couple weeks. We are starting with a small booth and then probab;y in Jan moving to a bigger one.

      Any tips for getting the most out of a small booth? We will be selling a wide variety old bottles,tins,books,postcards,advertising,toys,games,etc.

    • October 15, 2012 4:10 PM CDT
    • Here are some more photos. Any help would be appreciated! Thank you! Smile

    • October 15, 2012 3:09 PM CDT
    • Might could help if there were more pictures.

    • October 15, 2012 1:48 PM CDT
    • Information update. Someone at the Brass Armadillo suggested it was a nautical navigation device used on an ancient ship.  It has 8 markings on the top for possible cardinal points. There could have been a liquid inside and with the bottom being rounded it could move with direction. Just an idea…Smile

    • October 13, 2012 4:47 AM CDT
    • Looks like something that might be a wheel hub on an antique tractor. Just a guess tho.

    • October 13, 2012 4:47 AM CDT
    • Looks like something that might be a wheel hub on an antique tractor. Just a guess tho.

    • October 9, 2012 7:01 AM CDT
    • The malls I am in require tags to be written out a certain way, and hopefully would not sell something with a questionable tag. Also, you can't mark down an individual item without a whole new tag.

      Another mall I visited the other day had a sign right at the register to the effect that if the tag has been altered, they will not sell the item. I think that's all it would take if a customer objected - here is our policy in black and white.