Torque

Instructor: Tate Goodwin
Room Number: A-7

Course Description: This one session class introduces why torque is important in the electrical industry by explaining torque theory, special definitions, torque conversion, friction, phases of fastening, and factors that affect torque. Section II describes the basic principles of fasteners which include markings, class/ grade, bolt tension and strength, nut strength and compression, why washers are used, and thread identification and pitch. Section III covers types of torque wrenches and screwdrivers, and the required procedures for torque application to electrical equipment such as breakers, lugs, and receptacles