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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: 263

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: 34
Views: 2971

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: 2412

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: 8199

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
by Chris Giles
Mon May 14, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from the UK!
Replies: 0
Views: 899

Hello from the UK!

... hundreds of volts DC and low kV ranges. This has included working on vacuum tube circuits and CRT scopes, Linear & SMPS PSUs. I will be confident ... give advice on some of these topics, most importantly I am aware of the safety issues. I have noticed many videos and posts from people tinkering ...
by Harry Dixon
Sat May 12, 2018 3:13 am
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Woonsocket, RI!
Replies: 2
Views: 813

Re: Hello from Woonsocket, RI!

... forum will also be helping me out with some of the gas pressure and vacuum setup. I have also seen that you are from Rhode Island as well. Good ... year if you are planning to bring your own. But because of privacy and safety purposes, let's keep this race on contact through this fusor forum. ...
by Dennis P Brown
Tue May 08, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: New User Chat Area
Topic: New User
Replies: 8
Views: 1790

Re: New User

... words to address (partly) some of your questions. Relative to radiation safety, x-rays are the only major concern. The level of danger is not a simple ... who try to achieve provable fusion (but have a fusor chamber and proper vacuum system): First, and very difficult is obtaining a proper power ...
by danielchristensen
Thu Mar 08, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Advanced Technical Discussion Area
Topic: Reactor Plasma Imaging
Replies: 1
Views: 1284

Reactor Plasma Imaging

... inception of our project was centered around an interesting piece of vacuum hardware (pictured below) that allows movement of a stick around the ... we designed, tested, and built a high impedance voltage divider and safety network with a ratio of 100/1 and an input impedance of 20 megaohms. ...
by ian_krase
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: FAQs: Fusor Construction & Operation
Topic: FAQ - Joining metals - A critical fusor construction element
Replies: 1
Views: 1273

Re: FAQ - Joining metals - A critical fusor construction element

... on aluminum and stainless. That said, I assembled my first "real" vacuum equipment using soft solder and it is still going strong. - Silver ... which will run you roughly 30 to 50 USD if I remember correctly. Harris Safety-Silv is probably good. You probably want to avoid cadmium, IMO. - ...
by Michael Bretti
Sun Feb 04, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: New User Chat Area
Topic: Viable design?
Replies: 4
Views: 1257

Re: Viable design?

... load. First off, what pressure levels is it operating at? Is this a vacuum based system, or at atmosphere or higher? Just generating an arc or ... relating breakdown voltage, pressure, and gas fill? Note also the safety considerations - arcing through deuterium can create explosive conditions ...