A study into lowering beam trajectories in P01

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This document describes what changes would be needed to lower the primary beams coming from switchyard into enclosure P01 without changing trajectories in the downstream enclosures. There is a 680 foot pipe buried in the ground between Enclosure E and P01 which allows primary beam to travel from the switchyard area to the research division area. This pipe is approximately 25 years old and has started to leak. The effects of the leaky pipe can be catastrophic to the transportation of the proton area beams. The vacuum group has devised an ingenious way of repairing a leak from the inside ... continued below

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Sondgeroth, A. September 1, 1995.

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This document describes what changes would be needed to lower the primary beams coming from switchyard into enclosure P01 without changing trajectories in the downstream enclosures. There is a 680 foot pipe buried in the ground between Enclosure E and P01 which allows primary beam to travel from the switchyard area to the research division area. This pipe is approximately 25 years old and has started to leak. The effects of the leaky pipe can be catastrophic to the transportation of the proton area beams. The vacuum group has devised an ingenious way of repairing a leak from the inside using remotely controlled grinders, patchers, welders and cameras mounted on carts that can be pulled into the pipe. A typical patch adds approximately one half of an inch of material which, in turn, restricts the aperture of the pipe. This pipe has three separate beams running through it split in the vertical plane. Pwest is the highest beam in the pipe and, in at least one location, the center of the beam clears the top of the pipe by one and one half inches. If a leak were to develop at a low spot in the pipe the patch to fix the leak might create an obstruction for the beam. Hence, the request from the Research Division Head.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96000442

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  • Other Information: PBD: Sep 1995

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  • Other: DE96000442
  • Report No.: FNAL-TM--1947
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03000
  • DOI: 10.2172/113977 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 113977
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc625186

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Sondgeroth, A. A study into lowering beam trajectories in P01, report, September 1, 1995; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc625186/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.