Over tightening a compression fitting can cause it to leak, so it is important to only turn the tool until resistance is felt and then no more than a half a turn.
Superlok i-Fitting eliminates human error by including a gap gauge on every fitting and changing to a blue color once tightened for a perfect leak-free seal.
When installing a compression fitting, the ferrule should be lubricated with pipe joint compound and the connection should be tightened with two wrenches.
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Properly sealed tube fitting connections are essential in a tubing network of any size, and many installers don't follow the proper tightening techniques or believe that tighter is better. Superlok i-Fitting eliminates human error by including a gap gauge on every fitting, and Superlok fittings change to a blue color once tightened for a perfect leak-free seal every time.
The Effects of Over-tightening Compression Tube Fittings | Superlok