RFID for Downhole Tools

Selective Downhole Tool Activation

FinishLine Expertise

  • Conceptual Design
  • Electronic Design
  • RFID
  • Mechanical Design
  • Downhole Tool Design

Project Description

Our customer needed a way to trigger a sliding sleeve as a dart passed by and only trigger one of many sleeves it passed. Essentially, RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) for very high temperatures and pressures.

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The Challenge

How to get RFID to work at extreme temperature and pressure and get it to operate through metal tubing.

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The Process
  1. Understand Requirements
  2. Brainstorm Concepts
  3. Select the right concept
  4. Create the drawings for the design
  5. Build prototype and test
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The Solution

A unique (patented) RFID dart that can selectively operate tools downhole.

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The Results

The first RFID technology that can work at 350F and through metal tubing.


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