Tests were run on 2 3/8", 4.7 #/ft, J-55, 8-round, EUE, IPC tubing connections using data on position and connection strain to determine the proper torque to use in making up the connections with a Teflon thread compound. The tests were also used to determine if external testing Causes any connection or coating damage by further compressing the pin which is already in compression from being made-up.

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