bent housing

bent housing

[′bent ′hau̇z·iŋ]
(petroleum engineering)
A housing, designed for a positive-displacement downhole turbodrill, having a bend of 1 to 3° to facilitate directional drilling.
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A directional drilling assembly including bent housing mud motor, measurement while drilling (MWD) system and isolation monel drill collar were deployed on wireline and latched in the lowermost 5 1/2'' casing joint.
d) Orientable adjustable bent housing - US Patent # 5101914.
The bent housing is located between the motor and the bearing assembly and is easily rig adjustable from zero (or straight) to a three degree bend in twelve increments.