Compression Tube Fittings
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How to Install Compression Tube Fitting Plugs


Use this guide to install tube fitting plugs. Simply follow the steps listed below:

  1. Remove the nut and ferrule(s) from the tube fitting body.
  2. Finger tighten the plug.
  3. Tighten the plug 1/4 turn beyond the finger-tight position, holding the body with a backup wrench or vise.
Note: Tighten the nut 1/8 of a turn for 1/16, 1/8, and 3/16 inch and 2, 3, and 4 mm fittings.

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