Section of vacuum vessel from the particle accelerator Nimrod, 1964

Made:
1964
maker:
STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

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section of outer and inner vacuum vessel from the particle accelerator, part of Nimrod, the largest accelerator in Britain, 1964-1978

Details

Category:
Nuclear Physics
Object Number:
1980-228
Materials:
complete, fibreglass, metal, resin, rubber? and wood
Measurements:
overall (estimate): 300 x 22000 x 1000 mm; overall (estimate) 850 kg
type:
particle accelerators
taxonomy:
  • single built works
credit:
CCLRC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory