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Title: Well-pump alignment system

Abstract

An improved well-pump for geothermal wells, an alignment system for a well-pump, and to a method for aligning a rotor and stator within a well-pump are disclosed, wherein the well-pump has a whistle assembly formed at a bottom portion thereof, such that variations in the frequency of the whistle, indicating misalignment, may be monitored during pumping. 6 figs.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
675807
Patent Number(s):
5823261
Application Number:
PAN: 8-717,588
Assignee:
Sandia Corp., Allbuquerque, NM (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 20 Oct 1998
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
15 GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; GEOTHERMAL WELLS; PUMPS; DESIGN; ALIGNMENT; ALARM SYSTEMS; ROTORS; STATORS

Citation Formats

Drumheller, D S. Well-pump alignment system. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Drumheller, D S. Well-pump alignment system. United States.
Drumheller, D S. Tue . "Well-pump alignment system". United States.
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