Series Production of 13 kA Current Leads with Dry and Compact Warm Terminals [chapter]

T.P. Andersen, V. Benda, B. Vullierme
2005 Proceedings of the Twentieth International Cryogenic Engineering Conference (ICEC20)  
For the LHC magnet test benches 13 pairs of conventional helium vapour-cooled 13 kA current leads are required. The current leads have been designed and built by industry. Attention was given to economical and reliable design and to a design of the warm terminal in order to avoid any condensation. Three pairs of them were tested at CERN. The dry warm terminal enables voltage test at 4.1 kV at cold condition. The paper describes construction details and compares calculated and measured values of
more » ... measured values of the main parameters. For the LHC magnet test benches 13 pairs of conventional helium vapour-cooled 13 kA current leads are required. The current leads have been designed and built by industry. Attention was given to economical and reliable design and to a design of the warm terminal in order to avoid any condensation. Three pairs of them were tested at CERN. The dry warm terminal enables voltage test at 4.1 kV at cold condition. The paper describes construction details and compares calculated and measured values of the main parameters.
doi:10.1016/b978-008044559-5/50248-9 fatcat:kpqeymbqizgbnbat7i6nwvdowi