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Closure Torque Application Specifications

Below is the recommended torque for closures on glass and plastic containers for dangerous goods shipping system kits.

 

 

 
Phenolic Caps
with Glass Container
Polypropylene Caps
with Glass Container
Polypropylene Caps
with Plastic Container
       
Cap MM
Application Torque
(in.-lbs.)
Application Torque
(in.-lbs.)
Application Torque
(in.-lbs.)
22
12
-
-
24
15
-
15
24 (415)
-
-
12
28
15
-
15
33
18
20
-
38 (400)
20
-
30
38 (415)
-
-
20
38 (430)
45
45
20
38 (439)
45
45
25
43
-
30
22
45
30
-
-
48
-
45
-
53
30
-
30
58
30
45
-
63
-
50
30
70
40
60
-
83
60
-
-
89
70
-
-

 

 

 

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