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United States Patent Application

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A remote alignment system and a remote alignment tool for aligning a plurality of remotely operated tools are disclosed. In an embodiment, the alignment tool includes at least two sleeves. An exterior surface of each of the at least two sleeves is affixed to an exterior surface of an adjacent sleeve of the at least two sleeves. A tool retainer is disposed on an inner surface of each of the at least two sleeves for selectively retaining at least an axial position of a remote tool relative to the sleeve.
Robert, III, Herbert Chidsey (Simpsonville, SC), Taxacher, Glenn Curtis (Simpsonville, SC)
13/ 909,654
June 4, 2013
GOVERNMENT LICENSE RIGHTS [0001] This invention was made with Government support under contract number DE-FC26-05NT42643 awarded by the Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.