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Projection chamber vacuum leak

Issue

when HAADF inserted projection chamber can only pump to 54 logs

Environment

Titan G2 60-300

Resolution

These are possible resolutions for the issue:

  • Replace HAADF

Cause

These are possible causes for the issue:

  • HAADF caused the leak

Details

Projection chamber vacuum leak to air after HAADF retracted, CCGp crashed to be disabled
When HAADF detector inserted, projection chamber vac can pump down to 54 logs
After removal of HAADF detector, vac can reach 27logs with dummy flange So have HAADF replaced and fixed the issue

Notes: Technically the Oring between column and HAADF should be replaced first before exchanging HAADF. But in this case HAADF was ordered to fix this issue due to other reasons .

 

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