Closure Torque Application Specifications

Closure Torque Application Specifications

By: Berlin Packaging Specialist
Date: November 11, 2019

Below is the recommended Torque for Closures on Glass and Plastic Containers for Dangerous Goods Shipping System Kits.

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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
10%
30
45
-
63
-
50
30
70
40
60
-
83
60
-
-
89
70
-
-