Replacing cables sheaths?

Patrick Finnegan pat at
Wed May 27 14:38:27 CDT 2020

On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 2:22 PM Craig Ruff via cctech <cctech at>

> Does anyone know of an effective technique to replace the sheath of a
> cable without needing to reterminate the ends? On all of the Apple power
> adapter cables I've used the plastic sheath starts to fall apart, but the
> adapter itself and the cable conductors are still useable. Something that
> results in a reasonably flexible coating that doesn't look like a horrible
> accident happened to the cable? :-)

If you can't use heat-shrink tubing, it sounds to me like a good use for
Plasti Dip.  Just cover up the connector end first...


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