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by Dan Knapp
Sun Oct 07, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: The start towards Fusion
Replies: 1
Views: 550

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: 18
Views: 2078

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: 1899

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: 17820

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: 2253

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: 781

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: 39
Views: 7593

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: 3984

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: 11988

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: 1327

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 ...