Make sure each bolt is finger-tight
before tightening them all with a wrench.
The thumbscrew is spring-loaded and also has flats on it if you want to screw it down more than finger-tight
The jam nut was less than finger-tight
. There was no Loctite or self-locking mechanism, apparently by design.
The only true finger-tight
UHPLC fittings, the technology is stable to 1,300 bar and can be re-used without loss of performance.
VICI Valeo's Cheminert High Pressure PEEK Fittings are rated at 5000 psi with finger-tight
nuts--beyond the burst strength of most PEEK tubing.
So get into this habit: Make the connections at both ends of the supply line finger-tight
, then give them another one-eighth to one-quarter turn with pliers.
These are the only true finger-tight
UHPLC fittings that are stable to 1300 bar.
Tool-free fluidic installation is provided through Viper finger-tight
That's like finger-tight
plus a little twist of the wrench.
Rotating the tip or shaft clockwise until finger-tight
ensures that a complete and safe electrical connection has been made, while a unique shaft-key secures the tip so that it will not twist or turn.
Then tighten the gland follower nuts finger-tight
There are many pieces to be bolted to each other and only finger-tight
. We begin to notice that there is not one picture that is just like our building; but that's okay, we smile at each other, still confident we can do this.