Design and manufacture of a NbTi insert module relevant for the ITER PF magnets conductor

A. Delia Corte, L. Affinito, S. Chiarelli, P. Gislon, G. Messina, L. Muzzi, G. Pasotti, S. Turtú, M. Mariani, A. Matrone, S. Rossi

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Abstract

A NbTi insert coil has been manufactured to give a contribution, through its characterisation, to the discussion about the better layout of the full-size conductor for the Poloidal Field Coils for the ITER machine. The coil has been designed and constructed by ENEA and Ansaldo CRIS, with a conductor provided by Europa Metalli Superconductor and consisting of 36 Ni-coated strands twisted in a threestage cable, jacketed and compacted in a SS round tube. A self consistent unit has been manufactured assembling the insert module and its mechanical supporting structure, to allow easy installation inside the background magnet of the ENEA test facility where the coil will be tested under representative conditions for the ITER PF magnets. The design and the description of the manufacturing process is presented in this paper, together with an overview of the experimental facility. © 2005 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2005
EventTwentieth International Cryogenic Engineering Conference, ICEC 20 - , China
Duration: 1 Jan 2005 → …

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ConferenceTwentieth International Cryogenic Engineering Conference, ICEC 20
CountryChina
Period1/1/05 → …

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Delia Corte, A., Affinito, L., Chiarelli, S., Gislon, P., Messina, G., Muzzi, L., ... Rossi, S. (2005). Design and manufacture of a NbTi insert module relevant for the ITER PF magnets conductor. Paper presented at Twentieth International Cryogenic Engineering Conference, ICEC 20, China.