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Title: Arrangement for measuring the field angle of a magnetic field as a function of axial position within a magnet bore tube

Abstract

An arrangement for measuring the field angle of a magnetic field as a function of axial position within a magnet bore tube of a magnet such as is used with the Superconducting Super Collider (SSC). The arrangement includes a magnetic field alignment gauge that is carried through the magnet bore tube by a positioning shuttle in predetermined increments. The positioning shuttle includes an extensible body assembly which is actuated by an internal piston arrangement. A pair of spaced inflatable cuffs are carried by the body assembly and are selectively actuated in cooperation with pressurizing of the piston to selectively drive the positioning shuttle in an axial direction. Control of the shuttle is provided by programmed electronic computer means located exteriorly of the bore tube and which controls valves provided pressurized fluid to the inflatable cuss and the piston arrangement.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4]
  1. Bonita, CA
  2. Desoto, TX
  3. Aurora, IL
  4. Burr Ridge, IL
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
868861
Patent Number(s):
US 5228351
Assignee:
General Dynamics Corporation, Space Systems Div. (San Diego, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-76CH03000
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
arrangement; measuring; field; angle; magnetic; function; axial; position; magnet; bore; tube; superconducting; super; collider; ssc; alignment; gauge; carried; positioning; shuttle; predetermined; increments; extensible; assembly; actuated; internal; piston; pair; spaced; inflatable; cuffs; selectively; cooperation; pressurizing; drive; direction; control; provided; programmed; electronic; computer; means; located; exteriorly; controls; valves; pressurized; fluid; cuss; bore tube; computer means; magnetic field; pressurized fluid; axial position; axial direction; selectively actuated; magnet bore; means located; super collider; superconducting super; field angle; /73/

Citation Formats

Pidcoe, Stephen V, Zink, Roger A, Boroski, William N, and McCaw, William R. Arrangement for measuring the field angle of a magnetic field as a function of axial position within a magnet bore tube. United States: N. p., 1993. Web.
Pidcoe, Stephen V, Zink, Roger A, Boroski, William N, & McCaw, William R. Arrangement for measuring the field angle of a magnetic field as a function of axial position within a magnet bore tube. United States.
Pidcoe, Stephen V, Zink, Roger A, Boroski, William N, and McCaw, William R. Fri . "Arrangement for measuring the field angle of a magnetic field as a function of axial position within a magnet bore tube". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/868861.
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abstractNote = {An arrangement for measuring the field angle of a magnetic field as a function of axial position within a magnet bore tube of a magnet such as is used with the Superconducting Super Collider (SSC). The arrangement includes a magnetic field alignment gauge that is carried through the magnet bore tube by a positioning shuttle in predetermined increments. The positioning shuttle includes an extensible body assembly which is actuated by an internal piston arrangement. A pair of spaced inflatable cuffs are carried by the body assembly and are selectively actuated in cooperation with pressurizing of the piston to selectively drive the positioning shuttle in an axial direction. Control of the shuttle is provided by programmed electronic computer means located exteriorly of the bore tube and which controls valves provided pressurized fluid to the inflatable cuss and the piston arrangement.},
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