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FLAMINGOS-2 Snapshots of various G-10 support rings.  Click on image to see a larger version; the size of the larger image is given in parentheses.

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08 July 2004
The Camera dewar passive radiation shield is sitting on the optical table, in the middle of the Mos Dewar Workbench G-10 support ring (the yellow stuff).  The ring has not yet been glued, but G-10 has been insterted into the two aluminum rings in order to protect them.  (71 KB)
Camera Dewar passive shield and Mos dewar G-10 ring
25 May 2004
PI Steve Eikenberry holding the aluminum ring for the Mos Dewar Workbench G-10 support. (77 KB)
PI Steve Eikenberry holding the Mos G-10 Aluminum ring
25 May 2004
A view of the aluminum rings for the the G-10 support rings.  The large ring mates to the Mos Dewar Worksurface via a ring of G-10 fiberglass, while the smaller ring mates to the Camera Dewar Bulkhead, also via a ring of G-10 fiberglass. (86 KB)
G-10 Mating Rings for Mos and Camera Workbenches

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Last updated 2004 July 11, Sunday
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