open-flow capacity

open-flow capacity

[¦ō·pən ¦flō kə′pas·əd·ē]
(petroleum engineering)
Fluid flow rate from a gas well flowing open to the atmosphere.
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In terms of hydraulic systems, the new grapples feature Cat's new HR10 rotation group, with a new swivel to significantly reduce hydraulic restriction by increasing return-flow capacity by 160% and by increasing open-flow capacity by 30%.