crushing strength


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crushing strength

[′krəsh·iŋ ‚streŋkth]
(mechanics)
The compressive stress required to cause a solid to fail by fracture; in essence, it is the resistance of the solid to vertical pressure placed upon it.

crushing strength

The ultimate strength of a brittle material (such as concrete) at which disintegration by crushing occurs; the greatest compressive stress it can withstand without fracture.
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11 and 12 show the variation of compressive strength of fired samples containing bauxite and grog respectively compared with the maximum cold crushing strength of these samples.
The values for the stress at proportional limit and maximum crushing strength collected in the longitudinal direction appeared to decrease with the solvent treatments, however, the differences between the treatments were not statistically significant when compared by analysis of variance.
Only AT2, AT4, AT6 andAT9, which have crushing strength of [greater than or equal to]5 kgf are considered optimal (14).
The average maximum crushing strength values and [+ or -]1 SDs are shown in Figure 5.
8 Percent Max, Size Grading -0-5 Mm, Water Required For Casting -7-8 Percent , Dry Density-2800 Kg/M3 Min , Cold Crushing Strength -550 Kg/Cm2, After Drying At 110 Deegree Celcius For 24 Hours, Refractoriness -1800 Deegree Celcius Min, Permanent Linear Change Plus Minus 1, Recommended Temperature Minus 1750 Deegree Celcius Max.
The wood has a high crushing strength, medium bending strength and resistance to shock loads.