Dimensions 
outer diameter 
wall thickness
 
16,000 mm
25 mm
Total weight 137,000 kg 
Operating pressure  High vacuum < 10-6 mbar 
Material  

1.4429 (316 LN)

X2CrNiMoN, 17-13-3

Relative magnetic

Permeability < 1.01

Wendelstein-outer-vessel-01Moving the lower half shell of the outer vessel onto the machine base

Wendelstein-outer-vessel-02Dimensional control of a completed outer vessel module with external support (yellow)