14 000 kg Surplus equipment to Great Britain
Friday 25 November 2022 two trucks left Uppsala with destination Great Britain. The conatined 14 000 kg equipment from the particle accelerator plant at TSL.
After several years of work, 14,000 kg of leftover equipment finally left The Svedberg laboratory in Uppsala.
It was vacuum equipment such as vacuum pumps, control electronics, diagnostics, vacuum chambers, etc. There were power and voltage units, large as well as small. It was an ECR ion source with associated peripherals. There were beam transport elements such as magnets with tripods. And much more.
It was transported partly in a 6 m shipping container and partly on a 17 m long truck trailer. Pulled by each truck.