Title: Zylon-reinforced high magnetic field coils for the KU Leuven pulsed field laboratory
Authors: Rosseel, Kris
Herlach, Fritz
Boon, Willy
Bruynseraede, Yvan #
Issue Date: Jan-2001
Publisher: Elsevier science bv
Series Title: Physica b vol:294 pages:657-660
Abstract: PBO Zylon (R) fibers have been used for the internal reinforcement of pulsed magnets. Due to the very high packing density (80%) of these fibers, vacuum impregnation of Zylon reinforced coils is difficult. Impregnation test were performed using pressure-vacuum impregnation and wet winding. A prototype series of coils for 60-70 T with 1-2 ms pulse duration was designed and wound, using wet winding for both the internal Zylon and external carbon fiber reinforcement. Special precautions were taken to avoid insulation breakdown at the transitions between conductor layers. Furthermore, axial movement of the conductor wires was restrained by strong axial compression of the coil with a steel shell casing. These modifications were incorporated into an 80 T coil made of Zylon and soft Cu. The design, construction and performance of this coil are discussed. (C) 2001 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
ISSN: 0921-4526
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Solid State Physics and Magnetism Section
# (joint) last author

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