US 11,655,692 B2
Shaped charge orientation
Stuart Michael Wood, Kingwood, TX (US); Darren Philip Walters, Burleson, TX (US); and Matthew Kinter, Burleson, TX (US)
Assigned to Halliburton Energy Services, Inc., Houston, TX (US)
Filed by Halliburton Energy Services, Inc., Houston, TX (US)
Filed on Dec. 14, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/550,816.
Claims priority of provisional application 63/212,464, filed on Jun. 18, 2021.
Prior Publication US 2022/0403717 A1, Dec. 22, 2022
Int. Cl. E21B 43/117 (2006.01); E21B 43/119 (2006.01); E21B 43/116 (2006.01)
CPC E21B 43/117 (2013.01) [E21B 43/116 (2013.01); E21B 43/119 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. An alignment system comprising:
a first component coupled to a charge tube, the first component operable to rotate in concert with the charge tube, wherein an axis of rotation of the first component extends in a direction of the longitudinal axis of the first component;
a second component nested within the first component or disposed within a gun body, wherein the charge tube is movably disposed within the gun body; and
an electrical contact extending through the first and second components, wherein the first component is further operable to move in axial directions within the gun body and along the electrical contact to interlock with the second component or separate from the second component, wherein each component includes at least one tooth configured to allow radial adjustment of the charge tube.