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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Rotating the drill string causes the bent housing with drill bit attached to changes direction.
To provide a more positive control, the deflection shoe was used with stabilizers on the motor, rather than the bent housing.
d) Orientable adjustable bent housing - US Patent # 5101914.