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by caden_Burkhardt
Sun Jun 28, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Caden Burkhardt-Fusor Progress
Replies: 6
Views: 552

Re: Caden Burkhardt-Fusor Progress

6/24/20- continued. I went downstairs to begin assembling. my dad showed me how to use a torque wrench, and I put the two blanks on the two nonrotatable ends of the cross (torqued to 5ft/lbs) When I went to attach the viewport, I noticed that the rotatable flange was jammed :( IMG_0084.jpg IMG_0083....
by caden_Burkhardt
Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Caden Burkhardt-Fusor Progress
Replies: 6
Views: 552

Re: Caden Burkhardt-Fusor Progress

6/23/20- tested the pump, it works,
6/24/20- parts came in
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by caden_Burkhardt
Mon Jun 22, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Caden Burkhardt-Fusor Progress
Replies: 6
Views: 552

Caden Burkhardt-Fusor Progress

I started my research on this site on November 21, 2019 after watching Jamie Edwards's TEDx talk three days prior. I had no idea how far down this rabbit hole would take me and still have no idea how much farther it goes. Over the next couple of months, I scoured the FAQ's and began the look for par...
by caden_Burkhardt
Wed May 13, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: FAQs: Vacuum Technology
Topic: FAQ - Diffusion Pump - What you need to know!
Replies: 8
Views: 10943

Re: FAQ - Diffusion Pump - What you need to know!

Just a note that in 2012, when this FAQ was originally posted one could find a diffusion pump for as low as $100. Because of changing times, the price has increased to around $300 in 2020, if you are reading further in the future, they might be even more