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by Richard Hull
Tue Jun 17, 2014 5:54 pm
Forum: FAQs: Fusor Construction & Operation
Topic: FAQ - View windows your fusor - safety first
Replies: 11
Views: 11966

Re: FAQ - View windows your fusor - safety first

... to consider. 1. I pointed my 3/4 inch diamter 2.75 conflat mounted, pyrex, window down at the concrete lab floor. (Part of physical placement design of the fusor, itself.) Thus, the x-rays blast down into the floor. 2. Small board camera is a common $40.00 color CCD ...
by Richard Hull
Tue May 20, 2014 2:11 pm
Forum: FAQs: Fusor Construction & Operation
Topic: FAQ - View windows your fusor - safety first
Replies: 11
Views: 11966

Re: FAQ - View windows your fusor - safety first

... of anything transparent will work for remote camera viewing. Forget x-rays! They will pour freely and viciously from any view port that you use, regardless of material. ...
by Dennis P Brown
Fri May 16, 2014 7:45 am
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: How should I start?
Replies: 4
Views: 2340

Re: How should I start?

... the plasma, than a window is required; as for safety of viewing, that depends on the voltage. ... that discuses safety issues relative to the x-rays, you need to be aware that chambers can be made out ...
by Tom McCarthy
Thu May 08, 2014 8:27 pm
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: Fusor reactor size question
Replies: 8
Views: 2623

Re: Fusor reactor size question

... if you find one, it will most likely have an exorbitant price tag attached. On building a supply: ... would be expensive) is not very smart. The safety issues involved are beyond comprehension ... to protect you from the huge amounts of x-rays you will be producing. I find your second question ...
by Yan Rui
Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:55 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Ask a question, is a high voltage will damage the equipment
Replies: 13
Views: 7075

Re: Ask a question, is a high voltage will damage the equipm

Good to stop and learn! Safety is critical and with the high voltage systems ... same grid.) This also brings up the dangers of x-rays in a non-metal chamber and that your first priority is ...
by Dennis P Brown
Wed Apr 23, 2014 9:39 am
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Ask a question, is a high voltage will damage the equipment
Replies: 13
Views: 7075

Re: Ask a question, is a high voltage will damage the equipm

Good to stop and learn! Safety is critical and with the high voltage systems ... same grid.) This also brings up the dangers of x-rays in a non-metal chamber and that your first priority is ...
by Dennis P Brown
Mon Apr 21, 2014 1:53 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Electro-Static Linear Deuteron Accelerator Project Photos
Replies: 10
Views: 4363

Re: Electro-Static Linear Deuteron Accelerator Project Photo

First off, these are excellent questions that are rarely asked/answered in ... last few years both flagged design errors/problems/safety issues and offered outstanding solutions to these ... thickness was calculated to fully defeat 500 KeV X-rays - far beyond anything my weak VdG could ever achieve.) ...
by Dennis P Brown
Sat Apr 12, 2014 3:22 am
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello everyone!
Replies: 4
Views: 2445

Re: Hello everyone!

... can take a while and that issues of radiation safety can arise with real fusors - not gamma but x-rays from electrons and high voltage issues (neutrons are not a big ...
by Carl Willis
Tue Apr 01, 2014 10:46 pm
Forum: Announcements and Administration Archive
Topic: Risk Assessment
Replies: 4
Views: 2082

Re: Risk Assessment

... Akshat, Your priorities are 1) electricity 2) x-rays 3) neutron radiation in that order. In order to make ... from the wall socket), which can be dangerous. Your safety protocol should call for never working on energized ...
by Akshat Sharma
Mon Mar 31, 2014 5:07 pm
Forum: Announcements and Administration Archive
Topic: Risk Assessment
Replies: 4
Views: 2082

Risk Assessment

... undergo a risk assessment to ensure the right safety measures are in place. I myself know that fusion is quite safe except the high voltage, minimal xray/ some gamma rays and explosive gases; but I would like advice about that ...