Standard DTI FAQs
What is meant by "snug tight"?
The RCSC defines this as the point where the connection plies are in firm contact, and can be obtained by the full effort of a man on a spud wrench.
With DTI's, life is much simpler. We define "snug tight" as the partial, but not complete, compression of a DTI. This will be about half bolt tension, and will deform connection plates together, even though you can't see inside to really know.
Snug is where the SQUIRTER® DTIs DTI's just begins to squirt, but not a full squirt. See what we mean .... take a look at this nut side installation animation