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by Hank Ball
Wed Feb 10, 2016 3:54 am
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: 1/8" swagelok VCR face-seal fittings
Replies: 2
Views: 2402

Re: 1/8" swagelok VCR face-seal fittings

In general, I think what you say about the tubing needing to be welded is true. But there are many adapters available to connect VCR fittings to each other or to other fitting types. Swagelok calls some of them "welded" fittings. For example to connect two 1/4" VCR male fittings, you can use an SS-4...
by Hank Ball
Tue Oct 06, 2015 1:41 am
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Dummy load for HV supply
Replies: 23
Views: 13045

Re: Dummy load for HV supply

I wouldn't use a metal-body resistor like that for high voltage because the close clearance between the resistor lead and the body greatly reduces the effective creepage distance and voltage capability. You would be better off with a ceramic type. Those flange mount resistors require a heatsink to a...
by Hank Ball
Thu Jul 02, 2015 12:31 am
Forum: Files
Topic: Vacuum Barrier MicroTorr 11 Manual
Replies: 1
Views: 4756

Vacuum Barrier MicroTorr 11 Manual

I know some members here are using the MicroTorr 11 diffusion/mechanical vacuum pump made by Vacuum Barrier Corporation, VBC. Here is the user manual for it.....