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Hitachi FB-2000A FIB

Hitachi FB-2000A FIB

FIB status

October 16, 2018. I finally got a cooling system working but haven’t had time yet to the FIB check the operation. I can’t do it until Friday. If it all checks out we can begin using it the week of 10/22. Thanks for your patience.

Hitachi FB-2000A FIB

FIB update

October 1, 2018. We have had real problems getting the cooling system back online. Once we do the FIB is ready to go. I have ordered more parts and we have enlisted the assistance of Facilities to speed the repair up. If all goes well we should be back online …

Hitachi FB-2000A FIB

FIB status

September 19, 2018. I’m having trouble clearing contamination from the cooling system lines. I’ve done a few flushes but now the pump has failed. I have another pump to install and with luck I can get it back online today. I’ll send you an update.

Hitachi FB-2000A FIB

FIB back online

September 13, 2018. The FIB is back online now. I know that work is backed up a little. I’ll be trying to schedule time to work with you all over the next 2 weeks. Contact me by email if you have work to do so I can start scheduling.

Hitachi FB-2000A FIB

FIB repair status

September 11, 2018. Hitachi service is here today to start FIB repairs. He has identified the problem and knows where the contamination is located in the column. The repair will require a complete column disassembly. He expects to be finished by Friday morning. I’ll confirm when we are back online.

Hitachi FB-2000A FIB

FIB status

June 20, 2018. The FIB is still down and will be until sometime in July. We have to wait until the new fiscal year on July 1 to request a service call. Since we aren’t a service contract customer we won’t be a priority for them and may have to …