1223305-A2 is referenced by 64 patents and cites 13 patents.

An expandable device comprising a plurality of expandable cells (23). The cells may be bistable cells or other types of cells that are expanded from a contracted position towards an expanded position. Additionally, the cells may be combined with locking mechanisms to hold the structure in an expanded position.

Title
Bi-stable expandable device and method for expanding such a device
Application Number
EP20020290106 20020115
Publication Number
1223305 (A2)
Application Date
January 15, 2002
Publication Date
July 17, 2002
Inventor
Schetky L Mcd
US
Johnson Craig D
US
Hart Barrie
GB
Assignee
Schlumberger Holdings
VG
Schlumberger Technology
NL
Schlumberger Services Petrol
FR
IPC
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F16B 04/00
E21B 43/08
E21B 33/127
E21B 33/124
E21B 33/12
E21B 29/10
E21B 17/00
A61F 02/06
E21B 43/10
F16L 57/00
E21B 43/02
E21B 33/12
A61F 02/82
A61F 02/06
E21B 41/00
F16L 57/00
E21B 43/10
E21B 43/08
E21B 33/127
E21B 33/124
E21B 33/12
A61F 02/84
A61F 02/06
E21B 41/00
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