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.
|Total Length||15 m|
|Total Weight||5 000 kg|
|Vacuum||< 10-6 mbar (< 10-4 Pa)|