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This is used to find Standard Torque Values

Standard Torque Value Chart

Fasteners

Type

Body Size or Outside Diameter of Fasteners

1/4

5/16

3/8

7/16

1/2

9/16

5/8

3/4

7/8

1

1-1/8

1-1/4

1-3/8

1-1/2

1-5/8

1-3/4

1-7/8

2

2-1/4

2-1/2

2-3/4

3

SAE D-1 2

Min Tensile
Strength:

Material:




74,000 PSI

Low Carbon Steel

6

12

20

32

47

69

96

155

206

310

480

675

900

1100

1470

1900

2360

2750

3450

4400

7350

9500

SAE 3

Min Tensile
Strength:

Material:




100,00 PSI

Medium Carbon Steel

9

17

30

47

69

103

145

234

372

551

872

1211

1624

1943

2660

3463

4695

5427

7226

8049

13450

17548

SAE 5

Min Tensile
Strength:

Material:




120,000 PSI

Medium Carbon
Heat Treat Steel

10

19

33

54

78

114

154

257

382

587

794

1105

1500

1775

2425

3150

4200

4550

6550

7475

13000

16000

SAE 6

Min Tensile
Strength:

Material:




133,000 PSI

Medium Carbon Steel
Quenched Tempered

12.5

24

43

69

106

150

209

350

550

825

1304

1815

2424

2913

3985

5189

6980

7491

10825

14983

20151

26286

SAE 7

Min Tensile
Strength:

Material:




133,000 PSI

Medium Carbon
Alloy Steel

13

25

44

71

110

154

215

360

570

840

1325

1825

2500

3000

4000

5300

7000

7500

11000

15500

21000

27000

SAE 8

Min Tensile
Strength:

Material:




150,000 PSI

Medium Carbon
Alloy Steel

14

29

47

78

119

169

230

380

600

900

1430

1975

2650

3200

4400

5650

7600

8200

12000

17000

23000

29000

Socket Head
Cap Screw


Min Tensile
Strength:

Material:






160,000 PSI

High Carbon Case
Hardened Steel

16

33

54

84

125

180

250

400

640

970

1520

2130

2850

3450

4700

6100

8200

8800

13000

18000

24000

31000



Torque Values: All figures are foot- pounds except those marked with an asterisk (*), those indicate inch-pounds.

Fastener

Type

Body Size or Outside Diameter of Fasteners

2

3

4

5

6

8

10

1/4

5/16

3/8

7/16

1/2

9/16

5/8

3/4

7/8

1

1-1/8

1-1/4

1-3/8

1-1/2

Socket Set
Screw

Min Tensile
Strength:

Material:





212,000 PSI

High Carbon Case
Hardened Steel





9*

16*

30*

70*

140*

18

29

43

63

100

146







Machine
Screw Yellow
Brass

Min Tensile
Strength:

Material:






60,000 PSI

Copper (CU) 63%
Zinc (ZN) 37%

2*

3.3*

4.4*

6.4*

8*

16*

20*

65*

110*

17

27

37

49

78

104

160

215

325

400


595

Silicon Bronze
Type “B”

Min Tensile
Strength:

Material:





70,000 PSI

Copper (CU) 96%
Zinc (ZN) 2%
Silicon (SI) 2%

2.3*

3.7*

4.9*

7.2*

10*

19*

22*

70*

125*

20

30

41

53

88

117

180

250

365

450


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