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by ian_krase
Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Vacuum Technology (& FAQs)
Topic: Silicone tubing with hose barbs OK to pull low vacuum?
Replies: 16
Views: 338

Re: Silicone tubing with hose barbs OK to pull low vacuum?

... be able to run negative polarity with high current (5-50 mA) and high voltage (25-100 kV) at the same time. Please keep in mind that safety precautions for these very high voltages are much more stringent than those for lower ...
by Dennis P Brown
Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: Ion Gun Design and Construction (& FAQs)
Topic: tabletop neutron generator
Replies: 15
Views: 2727

Re: tabletop neutron generator

... which I am very happy to say, was very successful), my rather large voltage multiplier (VM) that I had built for it only reached 60 kV (still ... and see what this monster will give me. With a massive resistor (for safety) I will use this new VM for my accelerator; that is, if it can really ...
by Dennis P Brown
Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: First Plasma - Daniel Fajardo
Replies: 3
Views: 309

Re: First Plasma - Daniel Fajardo

... is a very good start. Guess your next focus after increasing the voltage to a NST level will be to obtain a proper power supply for fusion. ... its own ground - not necessary, of course but I feel that is a good safety practice.) Of course, the standard star system with the fusor is always ...
by Finn Hammer
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Fusor progress, Finn Hammer
Replies: 9
Views: 441

Fusor progress, Finn Hammer

... in star mode The viewport is pointed away from the operator The high voltage connection is guarded inside the machine chassis, which is grounded, for maximum safety. This is the state of my fusor at this time, 18-09-2017 Cheers, Finn Hammer
by ian_krase
Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: New User Chat Area
Topic: Other Fuel Cycles
Replies: 4
Views: 240

Re: Other Fuel Cycles

... good as an experiment but it cannot do fusion. You need a much higher voltage power supply. Better vacuum is nearly essential and for the sake of your safety you should use a metal shell. (You can do fusion in a glass fusor and some people ...
by Dennis P Brown
Fri Sep 15, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Archived - European Fusor
Replies: 22
Views: 4260

Re: Archived - European Fusor

... that normally one would not guess) and oil can provide a lot of safety margin in any system. The oil also allows less chance to have the high voltage jump to something that you are near or touching that would normally be safe ... . ...
by ian_krase
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Plasma at Last!
Replies: 12
Views: 891

Re: Plasma at Last!

... ones don't start reading until the beginning of nuclear war tier acute safety hazards and devolve from there. Also, do you have good voltage instrumentation? The flickering of the plasma can come along with very large (order ...
by Richard Hull
Thu Sep 07, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Plasma at Last!
Replies: 12
Views: 891

Re: Plasma at Last!

Once you have x-ray voltage, (15kv+), the amount of x-radiation is purely a function of current delivered ... tell you nothing about what you get 5 feet away. If you are worried about personal safety, take measurements only at your obsever station....That will be what you are getting. ...
by Dennis P Brown
Wed Sep 06, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Plasma at Last!
Replies: 12
Views: 891

Re: Plasma at Last!

... issue will need to be your first priority before you deal with high voltage power supplies. As for x-rays, in the low 20 kV range isn't too serious ... with real fusor power supplies having one of those is an important safety device. A quick aside: in that one picture with the red wire, I hope ...
by Dennis P Brown
Thu Aug 24, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: 2nd demo fusor run
Replies: 2
Views: 272

Re: 2nd demo fusor run

... This may be causing the high pressure in the bell jar. Also, this is a safety issue since glass on metal can create dangerous stress points. Also, you should consider making a better high voltage feed through than a spark plug. Placing a copper rod with a light coating ...