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by steventw
Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:36 am
Forum: Other Forms of Fusion - Theory, Construction, Discussion, URLs
Topic: Update on experiment
Replies: 20
Views: 2389

Re: Update on experiment

Well some good news I was talking to my twin bro And he was like oh I have a big vacuum pump for auto clarv at work and it can do 0.086 mpa If I done conversions right it will do pressure needed and a heap more. Lol He said it’s getting wired up next week. So hopefully has connections that will work...
by steventw
Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:35 am
Forum: Other Forms of Fusion - Theory, Construction, Discussion, URLs
Topic: Update on experiment
Replies: 20
Views: 2389

Re: Update on experiment

Did best I can to sort any leaks Left pump running for 2 and half hours and made it down to 661 - 665 micron Seems to be hovering between It is a relatively cheap pump that came with chamber. Did some looking and is rated to 25 micron apparently. But I doubt that’s taking into account the 15 gallon ...
by steventw
Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: Other Forms of Fusion - Theory, Construction, Discussion, URLs
Topic: Update on experiment
Replies: 20
Views: 2389

Re: Update on experiment

Ok thanks for advice guys

I have a bit of cash saved in joint account with mum
I’m thinking if I can talk her into letting me spend some would this pump be worth it

https://hvacdirect.com.au/vector-rd-160 ... cuum-pump/

Any advice or suggestions would be welcome
by steventw
Sat Mar 14, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Other Forms of Fusion - Theory, Construction, Discussion, URLs
Topic: Update on experiment
Replies: 20
Views: 2389

Re: Update on experiment

Ok got to about 0.2500 mbar
by steventw
Sat Mar 14, 2020 6:03 am
Forum: Other Forms of Fusion - Theory, Construction, Discussion, URLs
Topic: Update on experiment
Replies: 20
Views: 2389

Re: Update on experiment

Actually haven’t Tryed that... guess could give it a go
Will try gauge to pump in a little while

Well the fancy gauge was a recent addition
When relised the gauge that came with it couldn’t go past -30hg
by steventw
Sat Mar 14, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: Other Forms of Fusion - Theory, Construction, Discussion, URLs
Topic: Update on experiment
Replies: 20
Views: 2389

Re: Update on experiment

Hey

Attached picture of setup
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Basically just a big pot with Perspex lid with rubber seal

Pump is rated to 3x 10-1 pa
Not sure what that means
by steventw
Sat Mar 14, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: Other Forms of Fusion - Theory, Construction, Discussion, URLs
Topic: Update on experiment
Replies: 20
Views: 2389

Re: Update on experiment

Hey Update with how been going Last few tests only been getting to around 4.9000 mbar Guess still some leaks Probly need to wash seal to get any dust off Anyway attached some pics A1BF8FD3-938D-4151-B51D-A373355EE548.jpeg 4025DE4B-DCBB-4198-AA41-0BB7156B7E84.jpeg 5A6168BD-2919-4147-BC4B-B7016BFEAD6E...
by steventw
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Other Forms of Fusion - Theory, Construction, Discussion, URLs
Topic: Update on experiment
Replies: 20
Views: 2389

Re: Update on experiment

Thanks for advice

I’ll give it a go next time am at work in workshop
by steventw
Thu Jan 30, 2020 3:27 am
Forum: Other Forms of Fusion - Theory, Construction, Discussion, URLs
Topic: Update on experiment
Replies: 20
Views: 2389

Re: Update on experiment

Just got a new seal for lid
Will see how it gos when get a chance to run another test

Will check fittings ect aswell
by steventw
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: Other Forms of Fusion - Theory, Construction, Discussion, URLs
Topic: Update on experiment
Replies: 20
Views: 2389

Re: Update on experiment

I do Probly need a new plastic rim
Cause is a bit dodgy after didn’t put lid on right and lid got sucked in and ripped plastic seal in some places