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Wireline Cable Guide and Protector for TLC Operation

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000250533D
Publication Date: 2017-Jul-28
Document File: 4 page(s) / 112K

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Abstract

This document describe a wireline cable guide and protector for operation to prevent the wireline cable get damage during TLC (Tough Logging Conditions) operation during drill pipe connection and disconnection. This device also guides the cable at the drill floor, so the wireline cable will not rub any drill floor equipment under tension.

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Wireline Cable Guide and Protector for TLC operation

This document describe a wireline cable guide and protector for operation to prevent the wireline cable get damage during TLC (Tough Logging Conditions) operation during drill pipe connection and disconnection. This device also guides the cable at the drill floor, so the wireline cable will not rub any drill floor equipment under tension.

This device is intend to be use on top of the drill floor. The four pins (locked) will hold against the pin hole at the drill floor. The lever will act as a protection of the cable from the drill floor and drill pipe. The roller is to guide the cable. This roller is interchangeable and depends on the cable specification.  The handles can act as retainers for the wireline line wiper.  

There are two handles on the device to be able to install and remove the device from the rotary table.   The handles can also serve as tie down points for a wireline line wiper when pulling out of hole. 

The rollers axle can also be extended to install a more mechanical wireline line wiper.  The arms to from the axle to the line wiper can be hinged so that line wiper can move up and down with the change in cable tension.   This device will also allowed the cable to go in the hole without having to remove it as it is done with a rubber spiral line wiper.

The device is used to guide the wireline into the well and protect from been damage by the drill pipe.   It can be used on all the rigs with the r...