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15m Prototype Cryostats for LHC Dipole Magnets

15 m Prototype Cryostats for LHC Dipole Magnets

Customer: CERN, Geneva, Switzerland

Project duration: 1996 - 1997

Babcock Noell manufactured two prototype vacuum chambers with radiation shields and superinsulation. The contract also included providing the relevant assembly tools as well as installing the prototype dipoles manufactured by us.

Special feature: The vacuum chambers are made from spiral-welded pipes.

 

Technical Data of a Vacuum Chamber
Total Length15 m
Diameter0.914 m
Total Weight5 000 kg
Vacuum< 10-6 mbar (< 10-Pa)

Contact

Michael Gehring

Michael Gehring

Michael Gehring

Sales
Babcock Noell GmbH
Alfred Nobel Str. 20
97080 Würzburg
Germany

Phone: +49 931 903-6031
Fax: +49 931 903-6010

Dr. Wolfgang Walter

Wolfgang Walter

Dr. Wolfgang Walter

Head of Division
Babcock Noell GmbH
Alfred Nobel Str. 20
97080 Würzburg
Germany

Phone: +49 931 903-6054
Fax: +49 931 903-6010