Failures of the accelerator


Wear on the pelletron chain and the chain drive wheels
Worn working surface of the chain drive wheel (after 14000 hours of work)
Fragment of the worn chain


Failure of the pump in the accelerator tank
Rotor of the turbomolecular pump totally crashed on 14.06.2009 (after 7.5 yr of continuous work)
Parts of the rotor in the mini exhibition on spectacular failures of the components of our AMS spectrometer.


It was only a fan…
…it costed 50 PLN and several days of work.
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