Oilfield Glossary
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frac gun

1. n. [Perforating]
A specialized perforating-gun system that contains shaped charges loaded at 0°, 60°, 120°, or 180° phase angles to provide a casing entrance hole of approximately 0.5 in. [1.3 cm], which is intended to be large enough for hydraulic fracturing operations.