Liquid Helium Facility

Liquid helium supervisor Ken Roemer
Liquid helium supervisor Ken Roemer

Contact Information

  • Location: 171 Loomis
  • Hours: Mon-Fri
    8:00AM - 11:00 a.m.
    1:00PM -   3:45 p.m.
  • Phone: 217.333.1918
  • Email Us

Services

  • AL 425 meters used to measure recovered gas. Readings are taken once a month for billing purposes.
  • Helium Liquefier, Linde 1410 with a 1,000 liter storage dewar
  • Liquefier compressor is cooled with a closed loop chilled water system supplied by campus
  • Recovery bag capacity: 400 cubic feet, manufactured by Flexi Liner
  • Recovered gas is compressed by the Bauer compressor and stored in high pressure tanks until processed by the Helium Liquefier

Prices

  • Liquid Nitrogen
    $0.45/liter
  • Gaseous Helium
    $80.00/tank
  • Liquid Helium
    $14.00/liter
  • Liquid Helium Recovery
    $25.00/100 cubic feet
  • Helium Dewar Rental
    $5.00/day

If you would like to place an order with the Physics Liquid Helium Facility, please contact the Department of Physics Business Office at 217.244.7636 to become a preauthorized PI. Then place an order online.

Liquefier tanks outside of Loomis Laboratory
Liquefier tanks outside of
Loomis Laboratory
Physics Liquid Helium Facility Liquefier
Physics Liquid Helium Facility
Liquefier
Liquefier recovery bag with a capacity of 400 cubic feet
Liquefier recovery bag with a
capacity of 400 cubic feet

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