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by Alex Balanescu
Thu Nov 05, 2015 1:19 pm
Forum: New User Chat Area
Topic: Plasma ball HV power supply
Replies: 3
Views: 853

Re: Plasma ball HV power supply

What would I use for ground then, considering there is only one wire for the static discharge? I have experimented with just using a wire connected to a large piece metal for ground and it seemed to work. Is there another way to make a better ground? I hope to build a linear accelerator using variou...
by Alex Balanescu
Tue Nov 03, 2015 5:46 pm
Forum: New User Chat Area
Topic: Plasma ball HV power supply
Replies: 3
Views: 853

Plasma ball HV power supply

Hi everyone, I was wonder if I would be able to use a 10kv power supply from a plasma ball for a fusor. It works similar to a tesla coil, but I am not sure how I would make the power DC considering there is only one cable providing the static discharge. It is similar to the image in the forum listed...
by Alex Balanescu
Wed Sep 30, 2015 12:51 pm
Forum: Ion Gun Design and Construction (& FAQs)
Topic: Simple Ion Gun Design Revised
Replies: 4
Views: 2788

Re: Simple Ion Gun Design Revised

Regarding welding the glass rod your best bet would be to use epoxy. I have welded quite a bit and had a part time job in this field and I can tell you that welding two different materials together rarely works. Assuming there will be pressure put on this weld, it will not hold up. I have welded alu...