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by Dennis P Brown
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Jan Ruge Fusion Attempt @ Chaos Darmstadt
Replies: 13
Views: 1667

Re: Jan Ruge Fusion Attempt @ Chaos Darmstadt

... bias my target. Your method is certainly better suited for high voltage safety as long as your vacuum housing near the HV input is well grounded. Your system performance will be better at ...
by Dan Knapp
Sun Oct 07, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: The start towards Fusion
Replies: 1
Views: 131

Re: The start towards Fusion

... your creativity, but I must admonish you that you created a significant safety hazard. Any glass vacuum chamber carries some risk, but that glass jar is totally unsuited for vacuum use, especially ...
by Jonathan Davis
Thu Sep 27, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: What vacuum chamber do I use?
Replies: 10
Views: 420

Re: What vacuum chamber do I use?

Do you have any pictures, and are there any extra benefits to using 'pipe-tee' systems? (Cost, safety, efficiency)
Thanks!
Jonathan :)
by Rich Feldman
Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Operating three phase high voltage power supply on single phase power
Replies: 10
Views: 932

Re: Operating three phase high voltage power supply on single phase power

... when that subject was discussed here, maybe a year ago, for a vacuum pump application. I know that for some units, the manual identifies ... the boost secondary winding and the hots side of primary winding. The safety reason is obvious on inspection of a schematic, IIRC. Beware of free ...
by Michael Bretti
Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Vacuum Technology (& FAQs)
Topic: High Vacuum Engineering Design, Analysis, and Build of a Small-Scale Multipurpose System
Replies: 58
Views: 15266

Re: High Vacuum Engineering Design, Analysis, and Build of a Small-Scale Multipurpose System

... for my cooling system sensors, as well as the roughing gauge and high vacuum gauge in the chambers. I am now working on implementing all of the ... peltiers, vacuum pumps, etc.), and will be moving on to the automated safety interlocks, and a full automation mode, which will allow my system ...
by Dennis P Brown
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: My first plasma
Replies: 12
Views: 1206

Re: My first plasma

... of a real fusion power supply for very long. Of course, always wear safety glasses and and ALWAYS surround any glass vacuum chamber that is under vacuum with a grounded wire screen/cage! At the very least one ...
by Dennis P Brown
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello From a High school in Indiana
Replies: 1
Views: 506

Re: Hello From a High school in Indiana

... tools is ideal for making the fusor chamber - even if it is from a "t" vacuum connector. Know what is available at the school (maybe a vacuum pump ... need to decide on how to solve for a "reactor" (as in a working fusor.) Safety is critical if the school will support your group so you need to ...
by steventw
Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Couple of questions
Replies: 38
Views: 5183

Couple of questions

Hi I got my vacuum chamber that going to use and pump Parents wanting plenty of safety features So wondering where could source some lead sheeting from to make a box for chamber to go in for ...
by Dennis P Brown
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: Does this look sufficient for a proof of concept fusor?
Replies: 7
Views: 3279

Re: Does this look sufficient for a proof of concept fusor?

... the edge of your bell jar. That is critical for both a proper seal for vacuum and for safety. Cutting a ring of rubber like material to match the edge of your bell jar is rather ...
by Tyler Meagher
Wed May 16, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Vacuum Technology (& FAQs)
Topic: Vacuum pump rebuild
Replies: 55
Views: 9617

Re: Vacuum pump rebuild

... and magnets in the picture are suppose to be on the motor coupling. The safety valve needs this to work. I removed the safety valve and the anti-suck ... and rubber valve back. I’m not so sure. I’m working on a python based vacuum controller so I can log the pressure on my laptop. Tyler