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Subject: Re: X-ray penetration of fusor
Date: Nov 05, 0:21 am
Poster: Dave Cooper

On Nov 05, 0:21 am, Dave Cooper wrote:

The glass port is a dangerous area.....

One way to allow direct view is to use leaded glass. For up to 50 kV, 1/4" thickness will do quite well. It is a bit pricey, compared to regular glass, but you can view directly. If you plan to cut it yourself (it cuts much the same as thick glass)...you can save some on the price.

Dave Cooper