Stabilized 〈Pressure Testing〉

In a state in which the initial pressure-decline rate has decreased to within the manufacturer’s specified rate. NOTE Pressure decline can be caused by such things as changes in temperature, setting of elastomer seals or compression of air trapped in the equipment being tested.

Source: API SPEC 16A, Specification for Drill-through Equipment, Third Edition, June 2004 (Errata/Supplement November 2004). Global Standards


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