CAT Chat Minutes

August 18, 2003

 

Information and Follow-up

Bill Wesolowski communicated with Trumeterus Company, Inc., who will look at the cryo pump system. The DIN Rack mount time relay is $75/each plus shipping and handling. Bill recommends that current equipment be checked, ordering new if necessary and/or backup.

 

General Information

Operation Stats R. Klaffky:  Run 2-03 stats:

Delivered Beam:  1575 hours
Percentage of Scheduled Time:  95.51%
Downtime during Period:  74.11 hours
Mean Time Between Faults (MTBF):  40.39 hours

Faults:

#72 8/13 08:00 to 8/14 20:32 36.54 hr

IOCS23FB reboot

0.54 reboot, lost again, refill

#73 8/14 21:05 to 8/15 14:12 17.12 hr

RF4 temp. sensor fault

0.31 hr., reset, refill

Beamline Downtime Report R. Klaffky:

Beamline Downtime Summary, 8/8/03 00:00 to 8/15/03 23:59

Date

Time

Beamline

Description

Downtime

Group

8/8/03

23:27

01-04

XOR server down; call-in to Sun Microsystems required.

4:12

ISS

8/9/03

16:50

 

Recurring BLEPS trips due to beamline vacuum problem. * Troubleshooting planned for machine maintenance period.

 

Beamline

8/13/03

08:00

03-ID

Upstream ID not responding to user command.

0:30

XFE

8/14/03

21:42

11-ID

Gap/Wiggler communication lost. IOC reboot and resetting of wiggler with XFE assistance required.

0:20

XFE

*Sector 17 has a recurring BLEPS vacuum fault. It is a beamline problem. They do not know the cause. They have elected not to have APS vacuum group look into it until the machine studies period today. The amount of downtime is difficult to assess. Started on 8-9-03 and still continues.

Chemical & Rad Waste Disposal Electronic Forms - J. Alicz:  Jeff Alicz and Elroy Chang will be scheduling two training sessions to be held at APS to authorize waste certifiers use of on-line waste requisition forms offered by PFS-Waste Management. The use of these electronic forms should expedite the waste disposal process at APS. The first training session will be offered during the September shutdown period and a second session will be offered in early October, 2003. Dates and times will be communicated via CatNet email.

General Announcement S. Davey:  Bruce Stockmeier is currently assigned full-time to the CNM. If you need assistance or have safety questions, please continue to contact Elroy Chang or APS user support staff.

TWG R. Pahl: The next TWG meeting will be held on Thursday, August 21, in Building 401, conference room A1100. The planned agenda follows: 

Facility Update and News:  S.Davey, R.Klaffky
Presentations and Discussions:
APS Partner User Council TWG interactions - J.Quintana, DND/LS-CAT
ID X-ray BPM feed back/feed forward and implications - G.Decker, AOD
APS power system overview - G.Markovich, XFD
Emergency power to the experiment hall floor
Shared equipment Inventory and management.
 

Maintenance Period Work - B. Wesolowski: An updated maintenance period work schedule has been attached.