The ISO 8434-1 assembly of the connectors with the connecting tubes shall be carried out without external loads. The manufacturer shall draw up assembly instructions for the use of the connectors. These instructions shall include at least the following:
Details relating to material and quality of suitable tubes;
Details concerning the preparation of the selected tube;
— instructions regarding the assembly of the connector, such as the number of wrenching turns or assembly torque;
Recommendations regarding the tools to be used for assembly.
NOTE Assembly instructions for cutting ring connectors are presented in Annex A