Downhole Coils

  • US 20080012569A1
  • Filed: 09/25/2007
  • Published: 01/17/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/21/2005
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. A downhole tool string component, comprising:

  • a tubular body with at least one end adapted for threaded connection to an adjacent tool string component;

    the end comprising at least one shoulder adapted to abut an adjacent shoulder of an adjacent end of the adjacent tool string component;

    an annular magnetic coupler disposed within an annular recess formed in the at least one shoulder;

    the magnetic coupler comprises a coil in electrical communication with an electrical conductor in electrical communication with an electronic device secured to the tubular body; and

    the coil comprises a plurality of windings of wire strands that are electrically isolated from one another and disposed in an annular trough of magnetic material secured within the annular recess.

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