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turning_magnets_on_off [2015/04/29 12:49]
pereira [Turn on the trim coils of the Spectrograph dipoles]
turning_magnets_on_off [2019/05/15 11:58] (current)
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 === Purpose === === Purpose ===
  
-The power supply for each of the spectrograph dipoles has a dump switch that must be armed to send current through the dipoles. The dump switch is in place to protect the conductors inside the cryostat from melting in the event that the magnet becomes non-superconducting while energized with high current. When triggered, the dump switch provides a high-current short circuit path to dump the energy from the magnet. The kinds of error conditions that will trigger the dump switches are the same conditions that trip off power supplies to other superconducting magnets on the beamlines. ​ Examples include: a lead drop fault error, a quench detection (read and set values not agreeing over a period of time), a cryogenic error condition (e.g., a low helium level or blown rupture disk), and a loss in flow of cooling water for the power supplies.+The power supply for each of the spectrograph dipoles has a dump switch that must be armed (closed) ​to send current through the dipoles. The dump switch is in place to protect the conductors inside the cryostat from melting in the event that the magnet becomes non-superconducting while energized with high current. When triggered, the dump switch provides a high-current short circuit path to dump the energy from the magnet. The kinds of error conditions that will trigger the dump switches are the same conditions that trip off power supplies to other superconducting magnets on the beamlines. ​ Examples include: a lead drop fault error, a quench detection (read and set values not agreeing over a period of time), a cryogenic error condition (e.g., a low helium level or blown rupture disk), and a loss in flow of cooling water for the power supplies.
  
-While designed to protect the magnet from a more expensive repair if the magnet quenches when energized, it is possible that the dump switch can get damaged if triggered because of the large amount of energy involved. ​ Therefore, the magnet should be ramped down before any planned trigger conditions occur.+While designed to protect the magnet from a more expensive repairif the magnet quenches when energized, it is possible that the dump switch can get damaged if triggered because of the large amount of energy involved. ​ Therefore, the magnet should be ramped down before any planned trigger conditions occur.
  
 === Operation === === Operation ===
  
-The dump switches of the first and second dipoles are located on the bottom and middle level of S3. The two pictures below show the dump-switch control for the second spectrograph dipole. A label in the control box explains how to arm the switches.+The dump switches of the first and second dipoles are located on the bottom and middle level of S3. The dipole magnet is ready to be turned on when the front panel of the dump switch box shows the red label "​closed"​. The two pictures below show the dump-switch control ​"​open"​ (not ready to be turned on) for the second spectrograph dipole. A label in the control box explains how to arm the switches. ​
  
 +In case the dump switches need to be open, make sure that the power supplies are turned off. Then, rotate the small trip handle to the "​open"​ position.
  
  
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 ===== Turn on S800 magnets power supply ===== ===== Turn on S800 magnets power supply =====
 +  * **Troubleshooting**:​ if a power supply cannot be turned on from PanelMate, check that the power supply module is ON. The modules for all S800 magnets are located in the S3 vault on the middle level under the stairs to the top level (see figure below). If all the modules seem to be running properly, but the problem persists, contact the operators in Control Room, ext. 305.
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 +{{:​wiki:​power-supply-magnets.jpg?​450|Power supply modules}} ​
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   * Open the NCS PanelMate application and load file **THallps.ui**,​ in directory \\exp\files\control\ncsdata\General\Qt\Templates.   * Open the NCS PanelMate application and load file **THallps.ui**,​ in directory \\exp\files\control\ncsdata\General\Qt\Templates.
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   * Go to page 7 and select the steering magnets: **I170DH, I197DH, I231DH**. Note that some of the power supplies are connected to more than one steering magnet. If necessary, disable the steering magnet of the other line and enable the correct one.    * Go to page 7 and select the steering magnets: **I170DH, I197DH, I231DH**. Note that some of the power supplies are connected to more than one steering magnet. If necessary, disable the steering magnet of the other line and enable the correct one. 
  
-  * The magnet currents corresponding to a given setting are typically set using [[Turning magnets on/off#set S800 magnets settings|Barney]]Howeverit is also possible to set them individually for an specific magnet, as explained [[Turning magnets on/off#Set currents individually|here]]. ​+{{:​wiki:​Thallps.jpg?​700|PanelMateFile Thallps.uipage 7}} 
  
 +  * The magnet currents corresponding to a given setting are typically set using [[Turning magnets on/off#set S800 magnets settings|Barney]]. However, it is also possible to set them individually for an specific magnet, as explained [[Turning magnets on/off#Set magnet currents individually|here]]. ​
  
  
-{{:​wiki:​Thallps.jpg?​800|PanelMate. File Thallps.ui, page 7}}  
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-  * **Troubleshooting**:​ if a power supply cannot be turned on from PanelMate, check that the power supply module is ON. The modules for all S800 magnets are located in the S3 vault on the middle level under the stairs to the top level (see figure below). ​ 
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-{{:​wiki:​power-supply-magnets.jpg?​600|Power supply modules}} ​ 
  
 ===== Set S800 magnets settings ===== ===== Set S800 magnets settings =====
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       * Ensure that the current in the dipoles are properly matched to the desired values (see section on [[NMR probes#​Matching|NMR control]])       * Ensure that the current in the dipoles are properly matched to the desired values (see section on [[NMR probes#​Matching|NMR control]])
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 +      * Note: The currents in the Trim coils will be set automatically in Barney, once the rigidity in Segment 8 was entered.
  
 ===== Set magnet currents individually ===== ===== Set magnet currents individually =====
-**NOTE:​** ​The values of currents for the different magnets can be modified individually by clicking the button "​details"​ and selecting ​the corresponding magnet. ​+The values of currents for the different magnets can be modified individually by clicking the button "​details" ​in the Barney page (see upper-right corner in figure above). A list of magnets with their corresponding currents will be displayed as shown in the figure below. To change the current of a given magnet (e.g. I265DS), go to column **Read Amps** ​and click in the "​cell" ​corresponding ​to the magnet ​(see red circle in figure below). A new window will pop-out; enter the new value of the current (e.g. 10 A) and click "​Apply"​ 
  
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 +{{:​wiki:​barneys800details.jpg?​750|Barney S800 "​details"​ page.}}
  
  
 =====  Turn on the trim coils of the Spectrograph dipoles =====  ​ =====  Turn on the trim coils of the Spectrograph dipoles =====  ​
 +Note: The following procedure describes how to set the trim-coil currents manually. In principle, it is no longer necessary because Barney sets the currents automatically once the rigidity of segment 8 has been entered.
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        * Check the currents in the Spectrograph dipoles by looking at the EPICS channels I265DS and I269DS. This can be done e.g. by clicking the button **Details** in segment 8 of the S800 Barney page (see figure below)        * Check the currents in the Spectrograph dipoles by looking at the EPICS channels I265DS and I269DS. This can be done e.g. by clicking the button **Details** in segment 8 of the S800 Barney page (see figure below)
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