CRYOGENIC INSTALLATION POINT 1                        Hit Counter

2007

June: ECT tower lowering

March:

February: ECT platform

January:


2006

November/December

October: Installation Helium DN200 transferline in SH1 gallery

September:

Week 27: Damage and repair of the Solenoid Quench Cryogenic transferline

Quality pictures of finished Helium Proximity Cryogenics System

Week 25: Opening MR

May-June:

Week 19: PCS-TL11 pictures

Week 18: Problematic area's routing TL1-LP transferline

Week 17: Truck coming to pick up the mobile Argon dewar

Week 14&15:

Week 12&13:

 

Week 11:

Week 10:

Week 9: Positioning the Solenoid transferline on it's final place.

Week 8:

February: Pressure and leak test of the rigid part of the Magnet Endcaps transferlines.

 

2005

Week 50: Installation Solenoid Control Dewar

Week 48: Arrival of the Helium Proximity Cryogenics Transferline in building 180

Week 47: Installation Current Lead Cryostat and vacuum piping

October:

September:

LN2 Dewar:

Test clamps Solenoid Chimney at Samvaz

CLC:

March & April: Chimney, Control Dewar, CLC construction, UX15 Helium PCS equipment, construction vacuum BT's piping.

February:

Week 4: Solenoid Valve Unit: Arrival at point 1, unloading, lowering and positioning in the cavern.

Week 3: Rough vacuum piping in UX15 and dismounting Solenoid control dewar in building 180.

Week 2: Helium proximity cryogenic system:

2004

Week 52: Visit construction site helium proximity cryogenic system; valve box, pump cryostat and buffer storage dewar.

Week 51: Visit construction site helium proximity cryogenic system; valve box, pump cryostat and buffer storage dewar.

Week 50: Installation Argon Expansion Vessel and N2 barrel valvebox by Grenoble team.

November: Cryoring valve box, flexible DN100 test and cold box area.

Week 46: Visit construction site helium proximity cryogenic system; valve box, pump cryostat and buffer storage dewar, 1st batch and 2nd batch of pictures.

October: Transfer lines UX15. Welds inside the oil separator tank.

September: Opening Shield compressor oil - Helium separator and details of the filter. Transfer lines UX15. Tanks, dewars and solenoid valve-unit. Equipment in hall 180.

Week 38: Visit construction site helium proximity cryogenic system; valve box, pump cryostat and buffer storage dewar.

July: AS scientific transfer lines installation UX15

Week 28: Chassis and N2 pump boxes. DVB structure.

Week 27: Piping ULX14and UX15

Pictures cryogenic installation June 2004

Week 24: Lowering PSD. Craning the PSD under the structure. Lifting and rotating the PSD into it's final position. Pictures from others.

Week 23: Arrival PSD and piping UX15. Start painting tanks and damages of the insulated line.

Week 23: Test PSD installation and some more pictures of the foamglass insulation.

Week 22: Cold test Shield Refrigerator low pressure line

Week 21: Support structure N2 and Ar valve boxes main cavern and rack SR.

Week 20: Scaffolding for painting of Helium vessels and USA15 control room.

Week 19: Piping vent lines in UX15 and termination of the work in the shaft PX14 and insulating solenoid cold lines in USA15.

Week 18: Piping vent lines in UX15 on the scaffolding on top of the HO structures.

Week 17: Piping vent lines in UX15 on the nacelle of the travelling crane.

Week 15: Piping vent lines in UX15 on the nacelle of the travelling crane.

Week 14: Piping vent lines in UX15 on the nacelle of the travelling crane.

Week 13: Piping vent lines in UX15. Picture DVB and TL1.

Week 12: Piping vent lines in PX14.

Week 11: Piping vent lines. Helium Distribution Valve Box.

Week 9: Piping vent lines. Helium Distribution Valve Box.

February:

Week 5: Piping PX14 and isolation LP SR. Transfer lines installation Demaco and arrival lines AS.

Week 4: Transfer lines installation Demaco

Week 3: Transfer lines installation Demaco

Week 2:

2003

Week 51: Last pictures of the year, mainly piping in PX14.

Pictures made by Demaco techniciens.

Week 50:

Week 49:

Week 47: Pictures SH1

Week 46: Concrete foundation outside SH1 for the heat exchangers. Piping SH1.

Week 45: Shield Refrigerator Coldbox installation. Piping SH1.

Week 44: Shield  Refrigerator Coldbox installation.

Week 43: Shield Refrigerator Coldbox installation:

Week 42: Piping SH1 - PX15 - USA15

Week 41: Visit Linde construction site to see the shield refrigerator coldbox:

Week 40: Installation main refrigerator compressor station and coldbox. And piping in SH1 and USA15.

Week 39: Installation transfer lines in PX15 and USA15. Installation main refrigerator compressor station and coldbox.

Week 37: Installation transfer lines in PX15 and SH1. Piping RLCO in SX1.

Status Ar/N2 system.

Week 36:

Week 35: Installation metallic structure 6kW Air Liquide coldbox. Fixation dewars UX15 and protection valve boxes.

Week 34: Installation Argon dewars at their final position in UX15. Warm piping in USA15 and on the He tanks. Start installation 6kW Air Liquide Cold Box.

Week 33: Piping USA15 level3, USA15 control room and coldbox support. Lowering 2 liquid Argon dewars in UX15:

Week 32: Piping PX15 finished. USA15 construction control room and N2 coldbox. SH1 storage area and dewar preparation for lowering.

Week 32: Air Liquide Nitrogen coldbox in USA15 and compressor station in SH1.

Week 30: Fabrication Helium transfer line TL1 at DeMaCo.

Week 27: Lowering 6kW Air Liquide Coldbox from SM18 to the technical cavern USA15.

Week 26: Start piping PX15 by RLCO. Installation last 2 250m3 tanks. Preparation coldbox for lowering.

Week 25: Arrival ANRS LN2 transfer lines from DEMACO. Safety measurements PX15 and USA for piping.

Week 24: Installation fixed point piping PX15 and rack Shield Refrigerator Compressor.

Week 23: Arrival 65ton travelling crane, cooling water piping in SH1 and grouting structures 250m3 tanks.

Week 22: Cooling water piping in SH1 and metallic structures Linde compressors. 

Week 21: Installation 250m3 tanks and structures. Works in SH1.

Week 20: Arrival third and fourth 250m3 GHe buffer tank (film). Installation of compressors stations and cabling of main refrigerator compressor station and reparation of 250m3 tank foundation.

Week 19: Installation of compressors stations and cabling of main refrigerator compressor station , naselle in pit PX14, testing and fixation of tank and dewars outside SH1 and drilling holes for vent lines in the wall of SH1. 

Week 18: Installation of compressors stations.

Week 17: Hall 180

Week 16: Installation Ar dewars valve box and test facility. Installation of compressors stations. Modules in the pit PX15

Week 15: Arrival second 250m3 GHe buffer tank and erection. Erection GN2 buffer tank. Erection first LAr dewar. Erection second LAr dewar. Installation of compressors stations.

Week 14: Arrival and unloading second LAr 50.000l dewar. Installation of compressors stations, smoke detection pipes on the ceiling of SH1 and arrival control room. Preparation valve box for LAr dewar.

Week 13: Arrival of the first 250m3 GHe tank; passing through de Pays de Gex, arrival at CERN and unloading. Arrival and unloading of first LAr 50.000l dewar.

Week 12: Painting 80m3 GN2 buffer tank. Piping Shield Refrigerator Compressor station.

Week 11: Arrival Shield Refrigerator Compressors and oil skid. Positioning concrete blocks and first compressor SR. Installation second SR compressor and grouting first. And reinstallation Air Liquide Main Refrigerator Compressor station. Reinstallation MR phase seperator in SM18 and guiding system LAr overfill line.

Week 10: Air Liquide Main Refrigerator Coldbox phase seperator pressure & leak test, and installation superisolation.  

Week 9: Reinstallation Air Liquide Main Refrigerator Compressor station by Cimic. Arrival of barracks from RLCO. Welding of the flange of the Main Refrigerator Coldbox phase seperator. Arrival of filter station main compressor station. 

Week 8: Air Liquide Main Refrigerator Coldbox phase seperator welded at the central workshop. Installation main refrigerator compressors.

Week 7: Repair Main Refrigerator compressor chassis and reinstallation screw compressors.

Week6:  Bridge between Thoiry and St.Genis, 2nd batch of pictures of the assembly of the Shield Refrigerator Compressor skid, return Main Refrigerator compressors from York after maintenance.

Week5:   Pictures of the assembly of the Shield Refrigerator Compressor skid, dismounting Air Liquide Main Refrigerator Coldbox SM18 and some SH1 pictures

Week 4:   Arrival metallic structures 250m3 GHe buffer tanks, dismounting Air Liquide Main Refrigerator Coldbox SM18

Week 3:   Arrival of pipes and structures main refrigerator compressor station.

Week 3:    Leak test heater Air Liquide Main Refrigerator Coldbox, film 1 + 2

Week 2:    Photo's rack of the 6kW Air Liquide coldbox in SM18

Week 2:    Positioning concrete blocks and chassis Main Refrigerator compressors.  New heater Air Liquide Main Refrigerator Coldbox. Dismounting Air Liquide Main Refrigerator Coldbox SM18.

2002

Week 51:    Dismounting precooler and piping 6kW Air Liquide in SM18. 

Week 50:    Photo's of the 6kW Air Liquide coldbox in SM18, side HP-LP, side Vacuum pump, side turbines, top, precooler, rack.

Week 49:    Arrival main refrigerator compressors, installation "Sylomer" isolation plates.

                   Modification heating system Air Liquide Main Refrigerator Coldbox.

Week 48:    Arrival oil removal skid Main Refrigerator.

Week 47:    Concrete foundations SH1.

                   Dismounting the turbines of the Air Liquide Main Refrigerator Coldbox.

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