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by 3l
Mon Jun 02, 2003 6:39 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Bullet Proof Crockcroft Walton multiplier- all tubes
Replies: 7
Views: 2388

Bullet Proof Crockcroft Walton multiplier- all tubes

... Read this or Die!<br/> <br/> The procedures described here are lethal voltages.<br/> A double whammy in that it is high voltage plus high amperage..<br/> ... emit xrays as a matter of course.<br/> Never run equipment with out safety interlocks or disharge <br/> shunts for safety after a run. <br/> ...
by colinheath
Wed May 07, 2003 9:44 am
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: glassman hv supply
Replies: 41
Views: 7533

Re: glassman hv supply

thanks for the replys. i am fully aware of high voltage safety so my main concern is if pushing ions towards the centre is going to be as efficient as pulling them in with regards to focus
also is 4ma enough current?
many thanks
colin
by DaveC
Thu Apr 24, 2003 7:40 am
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Finally laid out some bucks
Replies: 7
Views: 1735

Re: Finally laid out some bucks

... - <br/> <br/> As you probably know, capacitor size affects the output voltage ripple. Half wave multipliers have to sustain the voltage for up ... will not interfere with the fusor's operation, soooo... you can opt for safety and keep the caps relatively small.<br/> <br/> The only caveat to ...
by DaveC
Wed Apr 02, 2003 8:17 am
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Full wave Cockcroft Walton Voltage Multiplier w/experiments
Replies: 15
Views: 3949

Re: Full wave Cockcroft Walton Voltage Multiplier w/experiments

... is the low output capacitance. Since you need some indication of output voltage, a high resistance divider is in order, which coincidentally will ... portion of you hard won diodes or caps.<br/> <br/> Caution both from safety and performance is necessary.<br/> <br/> Dave Cooper</t>
by 3l
Tue Apr 01, 2003 10:03 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Full wave Cockcroft Walton Voltage Multiplier w/experiments
Replies: 15
Views: 3949

Re: Full wave Cockcroft Walton Voltage Multiplier w/experiments

... contractors like that!<br/> Yes more morbid facts from the military x files. People have actually died from this simple fact. You must use hv safety mat to prevent discharges to your person. They don't deform like tennis shoes. <br/> If you are going to play stay away when it runs.<br/> Then ...
by DaveC
Tue Mar 18, 2003 10:22 am
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: cockcroft walton supply?
Replies: 8
Views: 2187

Re: cockcroft walton supply?

... of reasons - to keep capacitors to reasonable levels, to minimize voltage regulation and ripple, and to minimize the stored energy at HV. The latter is for personnel safety. <br/> <br/> Ceramic HV caps up to 15 kV and 2 nF, are relatively inexpensive. ...
by DaveC
Tue Feb 25, 2003 6:52 am
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Mot bank limit
Replies: 3
Views: 1663

Re: Mot bank limit

... transformer. If this is done, other than for the inefficiency and safety issues, you have no limit as to how many can be cascaded.... BUT.... ... first one, has to be floated above ground by the progressively higher voltage of the transformer(s) below. <br/> <br/> Practically speaking rarely ...
by 3l
Tue Feb 18, 2003 4:41 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Demo Linac Collider Fusor
Replies: 0
Views: 1418

Demo Linac Collider Fusor

... warning signs with a flashing warning light are necessary.<br/> High voltage safety will be stringent due to the extra high potentials involved.<br/> The radiation is short ...
by 3l
Mon Feb 17, 2003 5:53 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: DC Linac 1 power supply
Replies: 5
Views: 2254

Re: DC Linac 1 power supply> insulators and structure

<t>under construction<br/> Insulators at these voltages don't exist in the Amateur price range...Aw don't look like that!<br/> ... voltage verse insulator length for alumina<br/> <br/> KV > Insulator length + Safety margin = Final length<br/> <br/> 15 > .5” + 2” = 2.5”<br/> <br/> 30 > .85” ...
by 3l
Sun Feb 16, 2003 8:12 pm
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: How to settle this P-B11 once and for all
Replies: 0
Views: 1318

How to settle this P-B11 once and for all

... warning signs with a flashing warning light are necessary.<br/> High voltage safety will be stringent due to the extra high potentials involved.<br/> The radiation is short ...