CAT Chat Minutes

August 20, 2007

Operations Update, Mark Beno


98% - Scheduled Beamtime

95.5 hours Meantime between faults.

Safety, Paul Rossi

An OSHA type inspection is scheduled to start tomorrow, August 21, 2007.

A tour of part of the experimental floor is planned next Monday afternoon as a part of the University of Chicago safety review of the APS to be held on Monday and Tuesday August 27-28.


Birds are getting into the ring presumably through the truck lock doors. Although boot doors are interlocked to prevent them from being open at the same time it has been reported that both doors have been observed to be open simultaneously. Please contact Bob Whitman if you see both doors open at the same time.

Building 435 parking lot striping is scheduled to be completed during down time.

Next Meeting:

The next CAT Chat meeting will be held on Monday, October 1, at 3:00 p.m.