Fermilab Central Helium Liquefier Operations
The Central Helium Liquefier (CHL), in conjunction with 24 satellite refrigerators, supplies refrigeration for the Fermilab superconducting accelerator. Liquid from the CHL is transported in a six kilometer circular transfer line and each satellite withdraws the amount required to boost its refrigeration capacity to the necessary level. Unused liquid is presently returned to compressor suction through a 250 kW calorimeter-heater.
KeywordsTransfer Line Warm Section Tank Farm Refrigeration Capacity Charcoal Adsorber
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