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by AllenWallace
Mon Oct 07, 2002 5:21 pm
Forum: Neutrons, Radiation, and Detection (& FAQs)
Topic: button sized neutron detectors
Replies: 4
Views: 1824

button sized neutron detectors

<r>Argonne has developed a small neutron detector. see <URL url=""></URL><br/> <br/> I figure that this group could come up with a variation of the design. Can we smear lithium grease on a pho...
by AllenWallace
Tue Sep 17, 2002 3:10 am
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Doing the things cheaper.
Replies: 10
Views: 4421

Re: Doing the things cheaper.

<t>My son and I are planning to generate D2 using this reaction: D20 <br/> + Mg = D2+ Mg0. <br/> <br/> I’ll pour a few grams of heavy water into some silica gel, which will <br/> be my vapor source. The D20 vapor will be valved into a tube full <br/> of hot Magnesium filings, which is connected to t...
by AllenWallace
Sat Aug 31, 2002 2:58 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Of spark plugs and power supplies
Replies: 4
Views: 2898

Re: Of spark plugs and power supplies

Yes, this approach will work, but the threads will be a virtual leak.
Read up in the fusor forum and you will find a discussion on using
auto spark plugs. Others have cut away the threads and
silver-soldered to the metal where the threads were.
by AllenWallace
Thu Aug 01, 2002 4:08 am
Forum: Vacuum Technology (& FAQs)
Topic: Welch 1376 questions
Replies: 4
Views: 3307

Re: Welch 1376 questions

<t>I got the followng from a maintance manual for a Veeco leak detector with used Welch rotary vacuum pumps. This information should prove helpful to those of use who have Welch rotary pumps.<br/> <br/> 2. Mechanical Pumps, Cleaning<br/> <br/> Mechanical pumps often become contaminated with large am...