Machine Shop Work Physics Dept., University of Connecticut Brendan Pratt University of Connecticut JLab 2013 Readiness Review Safety п‚§Eye wear is worn inside the machine shop at all times. п‚§Close toed shoes are required п‚§Loose clothing is prohibited п‚§Noise protection not required Workflow of a Standard Job Submission REVIEW REVIEW FABRICATION CATALOGED Machine ShopвЂ™s Role in Contract п‚§Tagger Microscope пѓ� Design/Fabrication of Tagger Microscope structural components Chimney: Backplane Plate: Lower Box: Upper Box: TOTAL: 80hrs 40hrs 100hrs 100hrs 320hrs Quality Assurance п‚§Each work piece is machined within 1/1000 of an inch tolerance. п‚§After fabrication, measurements of each work piece are taken to ensure compliance with the original design. п‚§Alterations are made if necessary and the finished drawings are uploaded to our machine work repository. Machine ShopвЂ™s Role in Contract п‚§Lightguides пѓ� Precision Milling of Scintillating Fibers and Lightguides (>500 pieces) Milling Bundles: 20 Collars: 40hrs 100hrs TOTAL: 140hrs Grand Total Estimated: 500hrs Quality Assurance п‚§ Extensive studies have been performed by this group regarding the variables that may affect the cutting of fibers. п‚§ Fibers are milled in a block specifically design to guarantee proper length. п‚§ Each fiber is inspected and after polishing is ready for splicing. п‚§ Scintillating fibers are stored in dark containers to avoid bleaching. п‚§ Dry machining to prevent chemical damage to fibers. п‚§ Protective covering for exposed fibers during milling. 2013 Time Line п‚§10hrs/week in machine shop during Spring semester 2013 (14 weeks) п‚§>20hrs/week in machine shop during summer 2013, months (May-August) п‚§Additional 10hrs/week over fall 2013 semester (16 weeks) п‚§By December 2013 I will have over 550hrs accrued; enough time to meet the January 2014 deadline. Questions?