CAT Chat Minutes

02/22/2010

Operations, Mark Beno

Beno mentioned that there had been two drops during the week. One lasted 1.87 hours do to a power supply trip. The other lasted .81 hours due to a PSS trip at 10-ID. The PSS trip resulted in 301 minutes down time at Sector 10. The Percentage of Scheduled Beamtime was 98.33% and the Meantime Between Faults was 53.84 hours.

Safety, Edmund Chang

Chang announced that there had been an incident involving a 5 liter dewar. The dewar lid blew off so he asked everyone to check their storage dewars to make sure there is not any defects. Chang also asked that everyone check their pump carts and electrical cords for signs of degradation.

Discussion: Mark Beno

Beno informed everyone that the next ISM Day will be held on March 12th. Resident Users are encouraged to attend.

Next Meeting: Monday, March 1, 2010