Geothermal Manufacturing Prize quarterfinalist Team Baker Hughes from Houston, TX, is using additive manufacturing to create backup rings for ultra-expansion high-pressure, high-temperature packers for zonal isolation in geothermal wells. The team is made up of numerous experts with a wide range of experience, including research and development engineering, mechanical engineering, additive manufacturing, and more. 

Want to learn more about Team Baker Hughes and their technology? Check out their Ready! submission for more details on their backup rings for packers. 

Team Baker Hughes will continue competing in the Geothermal Prize Set! Contest, where they will submit a design for their technology. The Set! Contest is open to new and current competitors through Feb. 17.