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TECHNICAL INFORMATION and DATA
Coefficients of friction for the bearing area (bolt or nut) and the thread m
total
Nut A2 or A4

Bolt: cold formed A2/A4
rolled thread

plain

type of joint

plain or slighly lubricated

MoS2 lubricated

hard

0,20 (to 0,30)

0,10 (to 0,14)

soft

0,30 (to 0,50)

0,16 (to 0,20)

Preload Fv and tightening torque Ma for screws and nuts with bearing surfaces according to
ISO 4762/4014, 4017, resp. 4032/DIN 912, 931, 933 resp. 934
m tot. = 0,10
Thread
diameter

Preload

m tot. = 0,20 (m thr = 0,25, m hd = 0,16)

Tightening torque

Fv in N

Preload

MA in Nm

Tightening torque

Fv in N

MA in Nm

A2-50
A4-50

A2-70
A4-70

A2-80
A4-80

A2-50
A4-50

A2-70
A4-70

A2-80
A4-80

A2-50
A4-50

A2-70
A4-70

A2-80
A4-80

A2-50
A4-50

A2-70
A4-70

A2-80
A4-80

M4
M5
M6
M8
M10*

1400
2260
3200
5900
9400

3000
4800
6800
12500
20000

4000
6500
9100
16800
26700

0,8
1,6
2,7
6,6
13

1,7
3,4
5,8
14
28

2,3
4,5
7,8
19
36

1110
1790
2560
4720
7520

1700
2700
5500
10200
16800

3200
5100
7500
13500
21400

1,2
2,4
4,1
10
21

2,6
5,1
8,7
22
43

3,5
6,8
12
29
57

M12*
M14*
M16
M18
M20

13600
18700
25800
32200
41300

29200
40000
55200
69000
88600

38900
53400
73600
91800
118000

23
36
56
80
112

49
77
120
175
240

10900
15000
20500
26000
33200

23400
32100
44000
55600
71100

31200
42800
58600
74100
94800

35
55
86
124
173

75
119
189
265
373

M22**
M24
M27
M30

51800
59700
78400
95500

109000 A)
128000 A)




150
195
285
400

315 A)
412 A)




238
297
443
605

495 A)
641 A)

M8 x1
M10 x1,25*
M12 x1,25*
M12 x1,5*
M14 x1,5*

6400
10000
15300
14400
20700

13800
21500
32800
31000
44300

M16 x1,5
M18 x1,5
M20 x1,5
M22 x1,5**
M24 x2

28000
37400
47300
58400
66600

M27x2
M30x2

86600
109000

18400
28700
43700
41300
45900

60000
80200
80000
107000
100000 1350000
122000 A)

140000 A)



7,2
14
25
24
39

65
103
160
230
320



41500 88000 A)
48000 102000 A)
63100

76900

15
30
53
51
84

21
39
70
68
113

5150
8100
12300
11700
16600

14700
23000
35300
33200
47600

11
22
38
37
61

60
90
125
165
210

126
190
265
351 A)
446 A)

170
255
350

22700 48200
64300
30400 65200
86800
38300 82000
109100
A)
47200 100000

54000 115000 A)

300
430


70000
88600


11000
17300
26400
24910
35700



99
157
249
351
497



24
46
82
78
130

31
60
108
104
173

91
141
200
265
330

195
303
421
556 A)
709 A)

259
400
562

486
681



*, **: refer to page T 21
A) Note: For M22 and M24 screws according old DIN standard use 45% lower torque values (preload also 45% lower )

Minimum breaking torques (MB min) for bolts and screws of stainless steel grades A1, A2, A3, A4, A5
Thread
diameter

T 29

Minimum breaking torques in Nm
class 50

class 70

class 80

M 1,6

0,15

0,2

0,24

M 2,0

0,30

0,4

0,48

M 2,5

0,60

0,9

0,96

M 3,0

1,10

1,6

1,80

M 4,0

2,70

3,8

4,30

M 5,0

5,50

7,8

8,80

M 6,0

9,30

13,0

15,00

M 8,0

23,00

32,0

37,00

M 10,0

46,00

65,0

74,00

M 12,0

80,00

110,0

130,00

M 16,0

210,00

290,0
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