The SF6 gas handling system for the Buenos Aires 20 MV accelerator
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As is the case for all National Electrostatics Corporation (NEC) accelerators, the insulating gas of the Buenos Aires 20UD Tándem in pure sulphur hexafluoride (SF6). The gas handling system for operation of the accelerator can be divided into two main sections: the transfer system, and the recirculation and purification system. This report presents a description of the main components of the system and its operational routine as well as an account of the performance tests.
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