New Chamber

23 05 2009

OK. The new chamber finally arrived along with the 8″ conflat blanks and gaskets:


Right off the bat we have trouble, a nick on the knife edge of the 8″ chamber conflat:


Today I’m going to assemble the chamber and pump, and see how low we can go despite the nick.

The next step would be to weld on a fresh conflat.



One response

23 05 2009

going to have to wait for some nuts and bolts to arrive first.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: