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Joanne

If you can get S/S M8 bolts with the thread all the way up the shank 
(actually are screws) then so much the better. This avoids "bottoming" 
problems which can end up with vacuum leaks and/or stripping the thread 
in the housing. We had this problem on our MAT253.

John Hill
UCL


PETERKIN J.L. wrote:
> Dear List members,
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> We need to replace the bolts on the ion-source housing unit for our 
> Finnigan MAT 253 but we are having trouble finding a supplier other than 
> Thermo.
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> The bolts are stainless steel A4/70, hexagonal head, dimensions: M8 X 35mm.
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> Does anyone have any suggestions as to where we can get hold of such 
> bolts (preferably within the UK),
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> We have managed to source a close match, the only difference being that 
> the threads extend up to the full length of the shank, would these be ok 
> to use?
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> Any suggestions or comments will be very much appreciated.
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> Joanne Peterkin
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> Research Technician
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> Earth Sciences Department
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> Durham University
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> Stockton Road
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> DH1 3LE
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> *From:* Stable Isotope Geochemistry [mailto:[log in to unmask]] *On 
> Behalf Of *Matthias Cuntz
> *Sent:* 11 May 2009 17:09
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> *Subject:* [ISOGEOCHEM] PhD position in SVAT modelling at UFZ Leipzig, 
> Germany
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> Sorry for crossposting.
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> The Department Computational Hydrosystems invites applications for a
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> PhD position (f/m)
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> to work on the interface between soil, hydrology, vegetation and the 
> atmosphere within the framework of the Helmholtz Climate Initiative. The 
> UFZ contribution to the initiative aims at developing land surface 
> process models and parameterizations to improve regional (climate) models.
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> Background
> The terrestrial biosphere is one of the major drivers of inter-annual 
> variability in regional climate models. But descriptions of the land 
> surface are rather simple in the models. However, complex descriptions 
> of the soil-vegetation-atmosphere exchanges are not suitable for climate 
> models, yet.
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> Objectives
> In collaboration within the Climate Initiative, the successful candidate 
> will work firstly on the improvement of soil-vegetation-atmosphere 
> transfer (SVAT) models and secondly on the reduction of SVAT models to 
> formulations suitable for larger-scale models. This will integrate a 
> variety of process modules existing in the department such as a 
> physically based soil-root-shoot water flow model or a meso-scale 
> hydrological model.
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> Requirements
> We seek a highly motivated creative person with a strong interest in 
> interdisciplinary research and capability to work with a larger research 
> group. Candidates should have a master (Diplom or equivalent) in the 
> area of natural sciences, e.g. Physics, Hydrology or Biology. They 
> should have very good programming skills and a good knowledge of 
> English. We provide excellent supervision in a young dynamic team.
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> The place of work is Leipzig, Germany. Salary will be according to the 
> appropriate civil service level TVÖD (E 13/2). Physically handicapped 
> persons will be favoured if they are equally qualified. Women are 
> explicitly encouraged to apply in order to increase their share in 
> science and research.
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> Recruitment advertising of the UFZ take place in the internet 
> under: www.ufz.de <http://www.ufz.de/>
> For further information:
> Dr. Matthias Cuntz, Tel.: +49 (0)341 235 1877, 
> e-mail: [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> or
> Prof. Dr. Sabine Attinger, +49 (0)341 235 1250, 
> e-mail: [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
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