From Fermilab Today: ” Hot Fermilab experiments: Cooling system is a success”

Fermilab continues to be a great source of strength in the U.S. Basic Research Community.

Brad Hooker
Feb. 6, 2012

“In 2009, after experimenters in the MINOS underground area expressed concern over a gradual increase in temperatures in the tunnel, Fermilab engineers went to work on a clever, yet tricky plan to rebuild the aging cooling system.”

Lee Hammond checks the dials on the new cooling system for the MINOS underground area.

The red line is the chilled water supply temperature (F), and the yellow line is the temperature of the returned water.

The story ends well. See the full article here.