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by Dennis P Brown
Sun Mar 19, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: John Beutz Fusor... The Story so Far
Replies: 24
Views: 3273

Re: John Beutz Fusor... The Story so Far

... - I know this only too well. My main concern is and remains the high voltage x-former. You need to devote a lot of time both reading up on these ... before ever applying voltage to that 100 kV x-former; first, for safety reasons but also, if you burn out that x-former, or design/install ...
by Dennis P Brown
Sat Mar 18, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: John Beutz Fusor... The Story so Far
Replies: 24
Views: 3273

Re: John Beutz Fusor... The Story so Far

... area that can cause issues for pro's. If that x-former can reach such voltages you are in an area of voltage technology few venture and those that ... expensive. One does not want to blow those so care is not just about safety. Cables and connectors are extremely hard to find and new ones are ...
by Dennis P Brown
Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:22 pm
Forum: New User Chat Area
Topic: Mech Pump and Transformer Questions
Replies: 20
Views: 1876

Re: Mech Pump and Transformer Questions

... BF3 tube from the Ukraine - I got one and it worked fine but my working voltage was too high for my Ludlum so I built my own power system. However, ... design/system when the x-former was hot. Speaking of fusor electrical safety, your list should include confirming that you have a good ground point ...
by Richard Hull
Mon Mar 06, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: FAQs: Fusion and Fusor Theory
Topic: FAQ - Voltage-Cross section-Current
Replies: 1
Views: 1434

FAQ - Voltage-Cross section-Current

... each other. Cross section is a variable totally dependent on applied voltage. The "fusion cross section" is a probabilty that in a uniformly active ... will require significant electrical or electronics skills. High voltage safety becomes of paramount importance to avoid being killed or injured ...
by dario_tortato
Sun Feb 12, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Neutrons, Radiation, and Detection (& FAQs)
Topic: Problem with Canberra Series 30
Replies: 26
Views: 4595

Re: Problem with Canberra Series 30

Ok, I solved the problem, I'm just stupid. To give the supply voltage in the safety, at the instrument under test, I use a 230/230 isolation transformer and a variac with ...
by Dennis P Brown
Mon Feb 06, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Ion Gun Design and Construction (& FAQs)
Topic: Plasmagun/railgun for Stelarate
Replies: 31
Views: 4133

Re: Plasmagun/railgun for Stelarate

... rod) with a fairly high current (proper gauge) well insulated (for the voltage) wire connected from that tip to a ground (the same used for the ... without first checking them with the ground stick. Another important safety issue - caps that are rapidly discharged can over heat and explode. ...
by Dennis P Brown
Mon Jan 23, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Vacuum Technology (& FAQs)
Topic: Low Tech Gas Feed Solution
Replies: 15
Views: 2416

Re: Low Tech Gas Feed Solution

... ground configuration is used (and always a good idea to use this for safety!), one is also "piping in" huge voltage surges into the ground system which all your electronics can easily "see". My poor ...
by Dennis P Brown
Mon Jan 09, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Daniel Klasing- Plasma Club Application
Replies: 3
Views: 966

Re: Daniel Klasing- Plasma Club Application

... chamber. Is that just not visible? Not a fan of spark plugs for high voltage feed-thru's. Besides a a gate valve, a decent HV feed thru is a very ... lethal and having redundant grounds is both smart and a critical safety feature - especial with a metal support structure. Using just a ground ...
by Rich Feldman
Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: The Beginnings of a Fusor Electrical System
Replies: 59
Views: 6718

Re: The Beginnings of a Fusor Electrical System

... engage a live teacher/mentor face to face. In fact it's essential, for safety among other things. We get people here who should be sent away to ... than any in the kit. Circuit A might be child's play. What's the voltage on each lamp in circuit B? What's the voltage between points X and ...
by Rex Allers
Sat Dec 31, 2016 10:30 am
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: The Beginnings of a Fusor Electrical System
Replies: 59
Views: 6718

Re: The Beginnings of a Fusor Electrical System

... the transformer in its circuit. The transformer basically had two high-voltage secondary sections. I forget the exact numbers but let me guess that ... come from the same connection. Why are there two? Possibly redundancy safety on the grounding of the HV source. Now, let's think about the primary ...