What size should be the holes in a gasket for bolts and why?

asked 08 May '17, 07:41

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Hole diameter should be 1/32 oversize to prevent distortion of the gasket when tightening bolts. This also stops gasket from interfering with the bolt threads.

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answered 08 May '17, 07:43

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