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by Enzo Carter
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Construction of Neutron Grade Fusor
Replies: 7
Views: 241

Construction of Neutron Grade Fusor

... cathode-side-close-IMG_6544.jpg cathode-sphere-IMG_4797.jpg High Voltage feedthrough 25kV rated 50kV tested 3.6mm shaft HV-Feedthrough-IMG_5237.jpg ... a few weeks now and am getting close to something to show to the forum. safety is key so i have not been able to work unsupervised which limits ...
by Johannes Toppe
Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: New User Chat Area
Topic: Demo Fusor Suggestions
Replies: 7
Views: 353

Re: Demo Fusor Suggestions

... turning one into an inductive ballast would end up not providing enough voltage for the system (around 2kV). I attached a rough sketch of how we ... overclock to get us ready on time. We will certainly not overlook safety. Thanks Johannes
by Cai Arcos
Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: New User Chat Area
Topic: Demo Fusor Suggestions
Replies: 7
Views: 353

Re: Demo Fusor Suggestions

... are a better solution that MOTs for two reasons. The first one being safety. While a shock from a Neon Sign Transformer can cause great harm, ... to the FAQs I have read on these forums, it is a good idea to have a voltage range of around 0-10kV. On the hand, if you are in the same situation ...
by Enzo Carter
Sun Jan 06, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Creation, usage, and destruction of a cathode
Replies: 12
Views: 940

Re: Creation, usage, and destruction of a cathode

... that collides with a material 'brimsstraholing' and the power supply (voltage and current) is giving the electrons so i think it will be the same ... but for now i will use lead for X-rays and acrylic for high voltage safety. making the acrylic shield today. as for material safety we take it ...
by Dennis P Brown
Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: New User Chat Area
Topic: Someone give me some exact specs
Replies: 19
Views: 744

Re: Someone give me some exact specs

... fusor. Or, just buy new, off the self stuff (some do) for big bucks. Safety - if you are comparing nuclear power systems like power plants (fission ... Real fusors are highly dangerous but only to someone using them. The voltages are lethal and depending on design, the x-rays from the high voltage ...
by Max_micklitsch
Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: New User Chat Area
Topic: Total newbie
Replies: 1
Views: 215

Total newbie

... questions 😂 what are the parts needed for a basic fusor setup? What safety precautions should i take? where would i get these things? Ebay? Im a total newbie, all ive done with high voltage and such is play with MOTs.
by Jim Kovalchick
Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Creation, usage, and destruction of a cathode
Replies: 12
Views: 940

Re: Creation, usage, and destruction of a cathode

... like you want to keep yourself safe. I would like to offer an important safety tip to keep you and others out of trouble. I noticed that you used ... to pop off when you least expect it. If it does when you are applying voltage with your power supply then the chamber becomes dangerous. You should ...
by ian_krase
Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:14 am
Forum: Advanced Technical Discussion Area
Topic: Harbor Freight freebie meters
Replies: 12
Views: 1325

Re: Harbor Freight freebie meters

I'm not sure if the meter ratings should be Considered ridiculous safety nerd stuff. I'm not willing to use HF meters, or most other cheapie meters, on moderate-voltage high-current stuff like wall current.
by Richard Hull
Thu Nov 22, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Advanced Technical Discussion Area
Topic: Harbor Freight freebie meters
Replies: 12
Views: 1325

Re: Harbor Freight freebie meters

... one teraohm resistor we would come across. Unfortunately the highest voltage you can read on most Keithley electrometers is typically 10 volts. ... for. The new batch of H.F. free meters, probably to satisfy ridiculous safety nerd standards, no longer have a 1KV DC range or a 750volt AC range. ...
by Dennis P Brown
Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Panama
Replies: 1
Views: 375

Re: Hello from Panama

... grid. Synthetic automotive oil works very well as a high voltage tolerant oil. For a demo fusor, a good gasket material is an old ... vacuum pump to that short metal tube - the pump MUST be grounded for safety.) Using the wine bottle, then a flat metal base plate can be used ...