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Vacuum Systems Consensus Guideline for DOE Accelerator Laboratories
F o re w o rd .... ........................................................ ........................ ..................................... .............. ...ii
I. Introduction .................................................................................. ........... 1
II. Scope ......................................................................... ................................................ ... ..1
III. Definitions...........................................................................................................................................2
IV. Responsibilities ............................................................................................................................. 3
V. Qualifications ......................................................... ...................................................................... 3
Responsible Vacuum System Design Engineer ................................................................................ 3
Pressure Safety Committee (PSC) .. ............................................ 4
VI. Requirements..................................................... ......4
A. Design... ..................................................................................................................................... 4
Category I and I1 Vacuum System s ..................... .......................................................................... 4
Category III Vacuum Systems ........................ ............................................................. ........ ... 5
B. Design Review ................................... ........................................................................................... 5
C. Fabrication ............................................................................................... ................................. 5
W e ldin g ...................... . ... . . ........................................................ .............................................. 5
In s p e c tio n ................................ .... . ........................................................ ....... .................................. 6
T e s tin g ...................................................... . .................................................... ................ .................. 6
D. Pressure Relieff ........................... ............................................ ..... ............ .............................. 7
E. Existing Vacuum Systems ................................................................................................................... 7
F . R e c o rd s ................... ... . .............................................. ....................................................................... 7
Appendix A; Engineering Evaluation Requirements .................. ...................................................... 9
Appendix B: Independent Review Requirements for Category Ii Vacuum Vessels............. 10
Design Specifications and Description ................................................. ........................................ 10
Reviews and Hazard Evaluations ......................................................... ............................................ 10
P ro c e d u re s ................................... ..... ............................................................................................. 1 0

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