LIGO Document L080044-x0

In response to L080042-00, Is 303 stainless steel acceptable in the LIGO Vacuum system?

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L - Letters and Memos
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15 Jan 2009, 22:35
Guidance on if and when free-machining stainless steel (303, 303S, 303Se) is permitted in the LIGO vacuum system.
Files in Document:
UHV stainless steel
Notes and Changes:
Clarification added to the original prohibition against the use of 303 or 303Se stainless steel in the LIGO observatory vacuum system; Small parts such as fasteners or hardware can be comprised of 303 or 303Se.
Rev L080044-00-V:
- Full document number: LIGO-L080044-00-V
- Author(s): John Worden
- Document date: 2008-04-28
- Document received date: 2008-05-06
- Document entry date: 2008-05-06
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