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Tightening Electrical Threaded Terminal Connections
By:Eric Kaiser Did you know that electrical terminals have a torque value? Yeah, I didn’t either for a long time. “Tight” worked well enough, but I’ve seen a few connections overheat after a while, and now I wonder… Did you know that tightening electrical screw terminals to their torque specs is part of the NFPA […]
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Why You Need a Torque Wrench (or Two…)
I’ve got a confession to make. I'm “that guy.” Call it OCD, call it being anal-retentive, but I'm always making an effort to be as technically correct as possible. One aspect of that effort has been the use of torque indicating or torque limiting tools when tightening fasteners. It started after I put new valve […]
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Making a Ductless Flare That Won’t Leak
In this video Jesse and Bryan demonstrate the creation of  a 3/8″ and 1/4″ flare on a ductless unit including – Reaming and Deburring Using a small amount of lubricant Making the flare, though we would suggest using a high quality orbital flare like THIS ONE Using a torque wrench to tighten to specs
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