Downhole tool and method of use

  • US 8,955,605 B2
  • Filed: 08/22/2012
  • Issued: 02/17/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/22/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A downhole tool useable for isolating sections of a wellbore, the downhole tool comprising:

  • a mandrel further comprising;

    a body comprising an external surface and an inner bore formed therein;

    a distal end; and

    a proximate end;

    wherein the mandrel comprises composite material, wherein a set of rounded threads are disposed along the external surface at the distal end, wherein a set of shear threads are disposed along a surface of the inner bore at the proximate end,a composite member disposed about the mandrel and in engagement with a seal element also disposed about the mandrel, wherein the composite member is made of a first material and comprises a first portion and a second portion; and

    a slip disposed about the mandrel.

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