Subject: SPICAM

From: mark klaene

Submitted: Fri, 21 Sep 2012 19:32:07 -0600

Message number: 1289 (previous: 1288, next: 1290 up: Index)

Unfortunately a new ion pump  that was installed this spring has failed causing SPICam to not be able to maintain vacuum well  enough to stay cold with the Cryotiger

A replacement will be ordered first thing Monday morning but it will depend on what they have in stock as to how long the instrument will be down.

As of now SPICam is not available and may not be for up to several weeks.  We will look at alternatives with other suppliers and do everything we can to bring the instrument back on line ASAP

I regret any inconvenience this may cause .

If we can assist in any way for you to work around this or answer questions please feel free to call me.

We will inform everyone  via the daylogs with updates as we get them


Mark Klaene
Site Operations Manager
575 430 0210 or
575 434 5555




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