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Message ID: 264     Entry time: Thu Jan 19 07:32:33 2017
Author: Alena 
Type: General 
Category: Vacuum 
Subject: New chamber first pimp down 

The new chamber was build. The first attempt to pump down was unsuccessful because of dislocated lid. After the lit was placed properly, the chamber was pumped down to 0.1 torr within 8 min. In future a sky hook will be used to help placing the lid properly. The clamps should not be placed on the lid before the roughing pump turned on.

The turbo pump controller failed. Error code 698 – call the vendor.

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