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What is stronger a concrete cylinder 4 by 8 inches or one 6 by 12 inches?

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01/11/2008

A 6 X 12 will hold more weight than a 4 X 8 of the same material because there is more surface area. Concrete strength is measured in psi, so a larger cylinder = more square inches = more pounds.