CAT Chat Minutes


Operations, Mark Beno

Beno announced that it had been another good week.  There were only two small problems.  One was related to a faulty power supply and the other was an RF problem.  Only one beamline reported downtime - Sector 13 for 139 minutes.

  • MTBF - 70.95
  • Percentage of Scheduled Beamtime - 98.63%

Safety, Edmund Chang

Chang mentioned that the April inspections will involve Sectors 21, 22, 23, 24, and 31.

He is working on the Toxic Release Inventory and needs an estimate of the amount of lead and mercury that has been manipulated.

Next Meeting: Monday, March 30, 2009