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Posted:  11 Dec 2014 23:55
We are looking for any recommendations of the torque others are using to secure clamps to mold platens.  PPE recommends 245 ft./lbs. for 5/8" bolts.  All of our set-up tech's are complaining that is too much and they are worried they are stripping out threads in the platen.  What are others using?

Thanks in advance,
Proto Plastics, Inc.
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