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Subject: Re: Unification
Date: May 08, 6:02 am
Poster: Ivan Vuletich

On May 08, 6:02 am, Ivan Vuletich wrote:

>>Ps. off topic but ,
>>In a room sized chamber - 20x20 feet
>>how low a air presssure can one easy get?
>As low as you would like to go. (If you have the money) The pump needed to take such a room down to just 1 torr would cost tens of thousands and take a day or two to hit that pressure. Really massive pumps would be required to drop the pressure into fusor range (1 micron) in a week.
>There are only a few such setups in the US and most are government owned and operated. (Space environmental chambers, etc.)
>Richard Hull

What size would you recommend as being the largest practical size buildable by amatuers?