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Electrical transmission line diametrical retainer

United States Patent

December 14, 2004
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The invention is a mechanism for retaining an electrical transmission line. In one embodiment of the invention it is a system for retaining an electrical transmission line within down hole components. In accordance with one aspect of the invention, the system includes a plurality of downhole components, such as sections of pipe in a drill string. The system also includes a coaxial cable running between the first and second end of a drill pipe, the coaxial cable having a conductive tube and a conductive core within it. The invention allows the electrical transmission line to with stand the tension and compression of drill pipe during routine drilling cycles.
Hall; David R. (Provo, UT), Hall, Jr.; H. Tracy (Provo, UT), Pixton; David (Lehi, UT), Dahlgren; Scott (Provo, UT), Sneddon; Cameron (Provo, UT), Briscoe; Michael (Lehi, UT), Fox; Joe (Spanish Fork, UT)
IntelliServ, Inc. (Provo, UT)
10/ 427,522
April 30, 2003
This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-FC26-97FT343656 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.