MEGA Industries wins final contract for $98,452 to complete the 201.25 MHz High Power RF System at Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE) at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico.
This contract is for the third and final RF amplifier installation to restore high power at LANSCE. The first two successful installations resulted in awards to MEGA for a total of $450,000.
MEGA supplied various coaxial components ranging from loads, hybrids, output couplers, reflectometers, bellows, straights and elbows ranging in sizes from 3-1/8” to 14”. The first installation was completed in October of 2014, the second in February of 2015, and the third and final will take place in 2016.
MEGA Sales Account Manager, Lisa Cummings commented, “Working together with the Los Alamos National Laboratory team has truly been a pleasure from start to finish. Our Engineers have enjoyed the challenges in assisting with their custom designs. We look forward to the next opportunity to work with the staff at Los Alamos National Laboratory.”
Peter Matthews, MEGA Chief Technical Officer added, “ Los Alamos Neutron Science Center gave our talented Engineering group a chance to show their strengths. The custom designs such as the Output Couplers and Bellows proved MEGA’s technical capabilities. Our manufacturing processes were successful giving a sense of pride spread throughout MEGA Industries’ facility. It is exciting realizing that we have played a significant role in providing the pieces required to restore high power at LANSCE.”