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hzbHFM • Building the Strongest Magnet­ in the World of Neutron Scattering

From Italy: 20 Sensitive Tons.­ Across the Alpes. In Winter.

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  • authored 4 years ago:

    Magnet on the road

    Ein paar Bilder von unterwegs:Einer der Schocksensoren sendet live, so dass wir die Daten im Begleitfahrzeug mitlesen konnten:

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  • authored 4 years ago:

    #hzbHFM #roadtrip Wi

    hzbHFM #roadtrip Wir erreichen das HZB noch heute. Noch eine Stunde. Yeah! (jh)

  • authored 4 years ago:

    Bei der letzten Rast

    Bei der letzten Rast wollte ein LKW mit seinem Spiegel unsere Ladung runterschubsen. Der Spiegel hat …

  • authored 4 years ago:

    Deutschland noch err

    Deutschland noch erreicht, jetzt Nachtruhe und morgen gehen wir die restlichen 700km an (jh)

  • authored 4 years ago:

    Nun geht es voran. N

    Nun geht es voran. Nur noch eine Zollabfertigung und wir sind in der Schweiz. (jh)

  • authored 4 years ago:

    #hzbHFM #roadtrip De

    hzbHFM #roadtrip Der Magnet ist verladen, alles ist fertig, nur die Versicherung ist es nicht. …

  • authored 4 years ago:

    Beware of bumpy roads

    Matthias Hoffmann shows one of the shock sensors they are using to monitor the trip.

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  • authored 4 years ago:

    Am Montag geht’s los

    Am Montag geht’s los. Matthias Hoffmann und Jochen Heinrich holen den Magneten #HFM aus Italien.

  • authored 4 years ago:

    Some asides

    Some things never make it into the film and I know that while shooting, but there are some pictures I just can´t resist."Are you finished?" Stefano asked not for the first time that day. When you start looking at the world (or a factory!) this way, every picture becomes second to the last …

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  • authored 4 years ago:

    Packing for the next trip — From Italy to Berlin

    Just back from Chivasso, filming the last stage for the Magnet at Criotec there. Now it is all about packing. Box 1 down and … how many to go???NO nut left behindEvery nut is counted and labeled and double checked. Once against the US technical drawing with its imperial units and then against the European version with metric units. Packed so that the assembly at HZB will take the least time …

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  • authored 4 years ago:

    The past three months

    This is the superconducting magnet freshly delivered from Tallahassee.After some tests in a vacuum tank the magnet was mounted to this structure called strongback.The superconducting coil is placed on three columns. It’s important that the coil is aligned exactly so it does not touch the warm bore in the center.Here the magnet is fitted with its vacuum chamber. The silvery foil is called super …

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