Friday October 29
Bo Low Beta Separators HLS Installation - 75% complete
D0 Low Beta Separators HLS Installation - 30% complete
A0 Vacuum Upgrade - 100% complete
IPM installation - 80% complete. The Crystal Collimator has been installed
D4 Spool Replacement - 80%
D17 Separator Installation - 99% complete
D17 Separator Bake - Complete
D11 Separator Bake - Bake not needed
Shimming 412 Dipoles - 90% complete
Unrolling Magnet - 96% complete (Two magnets left)
D0 Separator unroll - 100% complete
B0 Separator unroll - 50% complete
The Linac is up and running.
Booster hit 4E12 at 70% efficiency. NTF is coming up, but no patients have been scheduled.
Debuncher Injection Area Beampipe and Quadrupole (Quad) replacement - Checkout in progress. Work on the quads is finished except for small things. Septum magnet pulse tested at full current, but need to be opened. The beam pipe installation in progress. The kicker beam pipe coating completed.
Debuncher Motorized Quads Installation - ~95% complete
AP1 Line - AP1 magnet moves complete. New VT108 installed and awaiting alignment. The vacuum window reconfiguration is complete. Vacuum pumpdown begins next week.
AP2 Line - Beam stop investigation continues. The shunt/power supply reconfiguration nearly complete. Alignment work largely complete.
SO Cord Remediation - Parts of AP50 work in progress. Completion in one to two weeks
D/A Lines - Alignment analysis in progress. Letting vacuum up for visual inspection and more pulse testing.
Beam Lines - Work in progress: AP1 magnet moves new VT108 & reconfigure vacuum windows, AP2 upstream vacuum will accessing beam stop
Overall shut down progress - 85% complete
Q307-309 Vacuum Modifications- 40% complete
Q303-305 Vacuum Modifications - 100% complete
MI-30 & 62
Correction Magnet Replacement - overall ~ 90% complete
Electron Cooling overall - 69% complete
Cooling Tank Repairs - ~90% complete
The horn will be tested today, October 29th.
The horn has been successfully tested.
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