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by 3l
Wed Jul 28, 2004 7:22 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Ultra high voltage generation - building realities/safety
Replies: 3
Views: 1978

Ultra high voltage generation - building realities/safety

... several milliseconds from the pop.<br/> Air tests are dialed down for safety's sake.<br/> At half the operational voltage the hiss is very loud.<br/> ... geiger counter.<br/> Half inch lead will give some relief from burning rays....Aluminum <br/> intermediate sheild is ineffective at 50kv and ...
by DaveC
Wed May 12, 2004 6:29 am
Forum: Vacuum Technology (& FAQs)
Topic: Robinair Pump Rebuilding
Replies: 5
Views: 2101

Re: Robinair Pump Rebuilding

... bell jar. Lots of $$ and lots of personal hazard.<br/> <br/> Since the rays are usually predictable in their location, you can probably safely block ... ion beam? Good piece of information.<br/> <br/> Principal thing is your safety here. The ray WILL cause your bell jar to implode, if it remains ...
by colinheath
Thu Sep 18, 2003 10:56 pm
Forum: Neutrons, Radiation, and Detection (& FAQs)
Topic: neutron absorbtion
Replies: 3
Views: 1559

neutron absorbtion

... producing fusor i am ever interested in the safety side of things(as i should be)<br/> the high voltage safety im fine with and x-rays reasonably so.<br/> but my question is this. the levels ...
by Richard Hester
Thu Jul 31, 2003 10:27 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: glassman hv supply
Replies: 41
Views: 9960

Re: glassman hv supply

... ports can also have holes melted into them. X-rays would also come sleeting through a glass chamber They ... or aluminum, preferably stainless) vacuum chamber. For safety purposes, the outer vacuum chamber should be grounded. ...
by Frank Sanns
Fri Jun 20, 2003 4:46 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Archived - Frank Sanns Fusor Setup
Replies: 0
Views: 3561

Archived - Frank Sanns Fusor Setup

... up to 100 KV but my feed through insulator and safety precautions limit me to around 50 KV. To ... in series with my power supply. I also am experimenting with resonance in the chamber by using ... 6" diameter cyclinder of paraffin moderator. X-rays are monitored with 2 Radiation 4 monitors. ...
by Brett
Sat Feb 22, 2003 11:12 pm
Forum: FAQs: Neutron - Radiation Detection
Topic: FAQ - NEUTRON SAFETY
Replies: 19
Views: 17560

Re: FAQ - NEUTRON SAFETY

<t>I'd only take exception to, <br/> <br/> "Natural radioactive elements all decay through the emission of electrons, gamma rays, or helium nuclei (alpha particles). On rare occassions and in some non-earthly, man made isotopes, positrons can be emitted.<br/> <br/> The one particle never ...
by 3l
Sat Feb 15, 2003 2:08 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: tube rectifiers
Replies: 5
Views: 2094

Re: tube rectifiers & X-rays

... <br/> Hi Tim:<br/> Sounds like the input I got from the old guy. The xrays are very mean and unfiltered.... lots of burning rays. (>20 rem) I plan ... at 200-500 kv.<br/> I been planning this move for a long time now but safety has not gone out the window. Yes I have a full acre of space to play ...
by Richard Hull
Thu Feb 06, 2003 8:06 pm
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: FAQ - Fusion reactions other than D-D
Replies: 3
Views: 2623

FAQ - Fusion reactions other than D-D

... reaction chosen, produce copius quantities of X-rays. The danger of this ever present hazard are directly ... trade off. Reactions that are highly desireable from a safety or energy return standpoint might cost a lot to implement ...
by kojikun
Thu Jan 23, 2003 3:11 am
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: Few ideas from a newbie
Replies: 11
Views: 3621

Few ideas from a newbie

... will GUARANTEED result in extremely energetic XRays and probably gamma rays thanks to both particle collision with the grids as well as synchrotron ... MIECA learn as much possible about particle accelerators and associated safety. You should also contact your states radiation control bureau unless ...
by Richard Hull
Thu Jan 16, 2003 5:30 pm
Forum: FAQs: Neutron - Radiation Detection
Topic: FAQ - NEUTRON SAFETY
Replies: 19
Views: 17560

FAQ - NEUTRON SAFETY

... view the numerous discussions on neutron and x-ray safety issues.<br/> <br/> This FAQ is an attempt to mollify ... quite), a non-issue. Far more problematic are the X-rays from glass or large viewported fusors. While the x-rays ...