Disintegrable deformation tool

CAFC
  • US 9,080,439 B2
  • Filed: 07/16/2012
  • Issued: 07/14/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/16/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A deformation system, comprising:

  • a deformable member having a first set of dimensions; and

    a tool within the deformable member having at least a portion thereof operatively arranged to impart a deforming force to the deformable member in order to deform the member from the first set of dimensions at which the deformable member is positionable with respect to a structure to a second set of dimensions at which the deformable member engages with the structure, wherein at least the portion of the tool that imparts the deforming force at least partially comprises a disintegrable material responsive to a selected fluid.

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