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1. (WO2016061491) BI-METAL FLOW CONTROL DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2016/061491    International Application No.:    PCT/US2015/055995
Publication Date: Fri Apr 22 01:59:59 CEST 2016 International Filing Date: Sat Oct 17 01:59:59 CEST 2015
IPC: E21B 34/08
E21B 43/24
G05D 23/08
Applicants: CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY
Inventors: MADELL, Garret
STALDER, John
Title: BI-METAL FLOW CONTROL DEVICE
Abstract:
A variety of flow control devices having a bi-metal component actuator for actuating the flow regulator valve and a method of use are described. The flow control regulator is activated by a pre-set design temperature bi-metal rings, plates, strips, rods and/or alternate designs The device's flow regulator utilizes this bi-metal component to actuate the flow regulation in response to temperature, and depending on the configuration, pressure.