15 m Prototype Cryostats for LHC Dipole Magnets

Customer: CERN, Geneva, Switzerland

Project duration: 1996 - 1997

Bilfinger 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

Vertrieb
Bilfinger Noell GmbH
Alfred-Nobel-Str. 20
97080 Würzburg

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

michael.gehring@bilfinger.com

Dr. Wolfgang Walter

Dr. Wolfgang Walter

Leiter Produktbereich
Bilfinger Noell GmbH
Alfred-Nobel-Str. 20
97080 Würzburg

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

wolfgang.walter@bilfinger.com
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