Installation and Vacuum staff removing a dipole magnet for modification

Installation and Vacuum Group

MISSION:

The group is responsible for installing and maintaining vacuum components, beamlines, girders, beam dumps, Low Conductivity Water (LCW) systems, nitrogen, air and argon gas lines, and magnets. Many of the components required for installation are fabricated by the group; including beampipes, stands, brackets, etc.

The group also maintains an available spares inventory for Accelerator components, such as Ion pumps, Fast and Slow VAT valves, solenoids, cold cathode gauge tubes, hardware, filters, and Cryomodule parts as well. Equipment used and maintained by the group includes forklifts, welders, turbo-molecular pumps, scroll pumps, welding machines, roughing pumps and a variety of leak detectors.

Our goal is to provide professional and timely service to our customers. Our main customers include the main accelerator (CEBAF), Experimental Halls A, B, and C, the Test Lab and the Low Energy Recirculator Facility (LERF, formerly known as the Free-Electron Laser). The Vacuum/Installation Group is on call 24/7 to handle any Vacuum/Installation related emergency in the Accelerator, Halls, Test Lab, and LERF.

The Vacuum/Installation Group is ON CALL 24/7 to handle any Vacuum/Installation related emergency in the Accelerator, Halls, Test Lab, and FEL.


ADDITIONAL LINKS
Installation and Vacuum Staff Engineering Division Home Page
Tunnel Telephone List Pressure Systems
Installation and Vacuum Task List Design Authority List