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Torque Values

Recommended Torque Values
The below figures are provided to support operators already trained in the installation of heat shrinkable products and harnessing components. They identify the recommended torque values to be used when installing adaptors onto circular electrical connectors, to consistently tighten adaptors in a controlled manner. For any questions or further instructions please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Connector Accessories onto Connector Threads Torque Values are in Inch-Pounds
SHELL SIZE

MIL-DTL-26500
MIL-DTL-81511

MIL-DTL-26482 S1
MIL-DTL-38999 S1/S2
MIL-DTL-26482 S2
MIL-DTL-28840
MIL-DTL-83723
MIL-DTL-22992
08, 09 30 - 40 30 - 40 51 - 61 51 - 61
10, 11 30 - 40 30 - 40 71 - 81 71 - 81
12, 13 35 - 45 35 - 45 103 - 113 103 - 113
14, 15 35 - 45 35 - 45 111 - 121 111 - 121
16, 17 35 - 45 35 - 45 111 - 121 111 - 121
18, 19 35 - 45 35 - 45 111 - 121 111 - 121
20, 21 75 - 85 75 - 85 131 - 141 131 - 141
22, 23 75 - 85 75 - 85 131 - 141 131 - 141
24, 25 75 - 85 75 - 85 131 - 141 131 - 141
28 115 - 125 115 - 125 143 - 153 143 - 153
32 115 - 125 115 - 125 143 - 153 143 - 153
36 115 - 125 115 - 125 143 - 153 143 - 153
40 155 - 165 155 - 165 159 - 169 159 - 169
44 155 - 165 155 - 165 159 - 169 159 - 169
48 155 - 165 155 - 165 159 - 169 159 - 169

Connector Accessories onto Backshells Torque Values are in Inch-Pounds
Clamp Entry Size Torque Value in Inch-Pounds
01 35 - 40
02 35 - 40
03 35 - 55
04 35 - 55
05 35 - 55
06 40 - 60
07 40 - 60
08 40 - 60
09 80 - 100
10 80 - 100
11 80 - 100
12 80 - 100

Cable Clamp Hardware (Screws)
Thread Torque Value in Inch-Pounds
2-56 1.5 - 2.5
4-40 3.5 - 4.5
6-32 5.0 - 7.0
8-32 7.0 - 9.0
10-32 9.0 - 11.0
1/4 - 20 11.0 - 13.0

 

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