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by Nanos
Mon May 14, 2007 7:28 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Fiction welding of sphere halves
Replies: 21
Views: 4035

Re: Friction welding of sphere halves

What reasons do you see for it not being possible to do it to a vacum seal level ?

At a guess, I imagine perhaps because the material is too thin ?
by Nanos
Mon May 14, 2007 6:31 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Fiction welding of sphere halves
Replies: 21
Views: 4035

Re: Friction welding of sphere halves

<r>I'm less concerned with it being the best approach, only an approach that has not yet been tried on a DIY basis, and at first glance, appears rather a cheap method material wise.<br/> <br/> At a guess, the RPM required might go down as the mass of the flywheel goes up. Though it interests me what...
by Nanos
Mon May 14, 2007 3:06 pm
Forum: Books & References
Topic: E-bay Books?
Replies: 9
Views: 6947

Re: E-bay Books?

<t>Its a pity in this digital age there is no equivalent to the old fashioned library where you could go and borrow a book and take it back. Perhaps if publishers were willing to entertain the idea of doing that, they could see yet another income stream.<br/> <br/> Maybe allow anyone willing to scan...
by Nanos
Sun May 13, 2007 11:07 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Fiction welding of sphere halves
Replies: 21
Views: 4035

Re: Friction welding of sphere halves

<t>I wonder if using concrete to cast both outside and inside (held in place with a bolt going right through the middle of the concrete and sphere to hold it down, with the outside concrete to act as both mass for the flywheel aspect and to keep the shape intact.<br/> <br/> At a guess, a small motor...
by Nanos
Sun May 13, 2007 3:36 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Fiction welding of sphere halves
Replies: 21
Views: 4035

Fiction welding of sphere halves

I was wondering whether fiction welding the vacuum chamber sphere halves together would be doable in a DIY setting, thoughts anyone ?
by Nanos
Sun May 06, 2007 9:00 am
Forum: Books & References
Topic: E-bay Books?
Replies: 9
Views: 6947

Re: E-bay Books?

I was thinking it would be nice if there was those willing to scan such books out of copyright, it would enable us to create a small library of digitised works so everyone could have access.