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filtercake quality

1. n. [Drilling Fluids]
A subjective description of a filtercake, especially its toughness, slickness and hardness. A mud engineer makes these observations, which are recorded on the mud report along with filtrate volume and filtercake thickness. With increasing experience, the engineer's observations can become less subjective.
Alternate Form: filter cake quality, filter-cake quality