Re: torque settings

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Posted by TPD on October 17, 2017 at 18:57:17 [URL] [DELETE] :

In Reply to: Re: torque settings posted by Bob TX on October 17, 2017 at 12:06:33:

5/16-18 Grade 5 torque at 17 Ft/lbs. The 24 number is equivalent value in Newton Meters. Be sure you know which scale your wrench is in and how to convert. My Book shows 5/16-18 Grade 5 at 21 ft/lbs; Grade 8 at 25 ft/lbs. Torque wrenches can have scales of Inch-Ounces/ Inch-Pounds / Foot Pounds / Meter-Kilograms / and/or Newton-Meters. The proper technique for applying torque settings is done in three stages. Take final value and divide by 3. First sequence at low setting, second step at middle setting, final step at desired torque value all going in the same sequence. Here's a chart...

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