Failure Load

Load at which the pipe body or connection will fail catastrophically as in an axial separation, a rupture, large permanent deformation (e.g. buckling or collapse) or massive loss of sealing integrity.

Source: API RP 5C5, Recommended Practice on Procedures for Testing Casing and Tubing Connections, Third Edition, July 2003 (Reaffirmed August 2010). Global Standards


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