The Downhole Technology filament-wound composite material is stronger than composites fabricated from sheets. Nevertheless, the Boss Hog frac plug can be drilled out in 7 to 15 min and produces finer cuttings that flow back more easily during drillout.

 

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Cuttings from Boss Hog plug

Cuttings from Typical Plug

Cuttings from typical frac plug

 
boss hot metal cuttings

Metal cuttings from Boss Hog plug collected with magnets

cuttings from dissolvable plug

Drillout from dissolvable plug with cast iron slips