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by Adam Ingle
Wed Mar 09, 2011 2:24 am
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Progress Update - First Light
Replies: 5
Views: 2339

Progress Update - First Light

<t>My feedthrough finally arrived. Only 63 days short of it's scheduled time. Because of the delay, I had pretty much everything else in place. I had already created my grid using the updated method Jon Rosenstiel designed with tungsten and it is a simple pressure fit to the feedthrough.<br/> <br/> ...
by Adam Ingle
Wed Jan 19, 2011 10:50 pm
Forum: Vacuum Technology (& FAQs)
Topic: Progress Update
Replies: 9
Views: 3228

Re: Progress Update

<t>Hi, Carl!<br/> <br/> I should have been more specific in my reply, sorry about that.<br/> <br/> You had said, "Minor observation: always firmly secure chambers, pumps, etc. that are attached to other components with a bellows flex-hose...that's potentially an accident waiting to happen."<br/> <br...
by Adam Ingle
Wed Jan 19, 2011 9:42 pm
Forum: Vacuum Technology (& FAQs)
Topic: Progress Update
Replies: 9
Views: 3228

Re: Progress Update

<t>Carl,<br/> <br/> Thanks for the info. I'll be setting some heat to the system tonight in addition to a longer running time and see how things shake-out.<br/> <br/> I'm probably just mis-reading the statement about the observation you made. Could you tell me what you mean? I defiantly want to avoi...
by Adam Ingle
Wed Jan 19, 2011 9:37 pm
Forum: Vacuum Technology (& FAQs)
Topic: Progress Update
Replies: 9
Views: 3228

Re: Progress Update

<t>Thank you guys for the added insight. I'm amazed that the further I go in my experience, I continue to re-read the FAQs and keep grasping more of not only the content but the concept behind it all.<br/> <br/> I'll be re-calibrating my gauges tonight and running the pump longer to out-gas more of ...
by Adam Ingle
Wed Jan 19, 2011 5:13 am
Forum: Vacuum Technology (& FAQs)
Topic: Progress Update
Replies: 9
Views: 3228

Progress Update

<t>Thought it's been a while since I've checked in with the group, I've been quite busy on my end piecing together all of the parts I've amassed in my scrounging.<br/> <br/> Tonight I got enough of the pieces to put my chamber together and run the whole vacuum system for the first time. The pumps ha...
by Adam Ingle
Wed Dec 22, 2010 10:26 pm
Forum: FAQs: Vacuum Technology
Topic: #5 FAQ - Used mechanical pumps - check out - reconditioning
Replies: 2
Views: 8259

Re: FAQ - Used mechanical pumps - check out - reconditioning

Thank you very much Richard!

That's prefect timing. I should have my used pump here tomorrow. Scrounged up a Welch 7 - 8920 DirecTorr.

Wish me luck!