Compressive Strength

Strength of a set cement sample measured by the force required to crush it. NOTE It is expressed as force per unit area.

Source: API RP 10B-2, Recommended Practice for Testing Well Cements, First Edition, July 2005 (Reaffirmed: July 2010). Global Standards


Compressive Strength

Force per unit area required to cause a set cement sample to fail under compression.

Source: API SPEC 10A, Specification for Cements and Materials for Well Cementing, Twenty-fourth Edition, December 2010. Global Standards


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