Inner and outer grid

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Inner and outer grid

Post by Jaime_Alvarez » Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:34 pm

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Hi, this is my first time building a fusor and i wanted to know what do you think about my inner and outer grid. My intention is to build a demo fusor.

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Re: Inner and outer grid

Post by Richard Hull » Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:13 pm

This is a mockup, of course..

This setup should work OK in a low power demo system. Too much current in a vacuum will see all of that fine wire glow red, then orange, then white, then melt.

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Re: Inner and outer grid

Post by Jaime_Alvarez » Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:19 pm

Thanks for advice

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Re: Inner and outer grid

Post by Richard Hull » Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:36 pm

Thermally, the inner grid will always be the weakest link in any fusor system. This is due to the fact that 100% of the waste heat from bombardment and emission from that electrode will usually have no thermal sink of significance beyond its poorly connected conductive stalk.

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Re: Inner and outer grid

Post by Jaime_Alvarez » Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:50 pm

Soon i will have the chance to run everything so will play around with the voltage to achieve some plasma for obvious reasons im no expecting fusion. But i do hope i get the plasma. Any other recomendations will help thankyou.

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