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by Brian McDermott
Sun Nov 23, 2003 9:22 pm
Forum: Books & References
Topic: References on High Voltage Technique?
Replies: 1
Views: 3139

References on High Voltage Technique?

Could somebody point me to some good books on high voltage circuit techniques? By techniques I mean safety, design, testing, measurement, etc.
by Richard Hester
Wed Nov 12, 2003 11:52 pm
Forum: Fusion --- Past, Present, and Future
Topic: ITER lives!
Replies: 20
Views: 6940

Re: ITER lives!

<t>There are two problems. The first is that it will take extremely high voltage (read massive X-ray shielding) and low pressures to get P-B11 to ... Nobody in their right mind would sell them to an amateur. I read the safety requirements for using diborane for boronization in the Alcator reactor ...
by 3l
Wed Nov 05, 2003 8:08 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: The practical approachs to repetion pulse ps
Replies: 0
Views: 1503

The practical approachs to repetion pulse ps

... pretty well is the stair step approach to power that uses different voltages at each stage so that back EMF won't fry the works.<br/> I started ... in front for rectification provides the 30 kv voltage. I like some safety in the voltage to the ss thyratron..to handle the actual discharge ...
by ChrisSmolinski
Wed Oct 08, 2003 4:56 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Interest in forum designed HV supply?
Replies: 27
Views: 7346

Re: Interest in forum designed HV supply?

... <br/> We rigged up a 160 kV source (minus x-ray tube for radiation safety and installed high voltage power resistors in place to simulate the load). All tanked in oil, with the top lid ...
by jlheidecker
Wed Sep 24, 2003 11:16 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: glassman hv supply
Replies: 41
Views: 14126

Re: bell jar safety

... <br/> <br/> You said you wouldn't recommend going beyond 12 - 15 kV in a glass <br/> Fusor. What would say are maximum currents at these voltages? I <br/> ask because the higher current will of course bore through the glass <br/> quicker. And I am just about ready to work at this <br/> ...
by colinheath
Thu Sep 18, 2003 10:56 pm
Forum: Neutrons, Radiation, and Detection (& FAQs)
Topic: neutron absorbtion
Replies: 3
Views: 2066

neutron absorbtion

... my bits for a neutron producing fusor i am ever interested in the safety side of things(as i should be)<br/> the high voltage safety im fine with and x-rays reasonably so.<br/> but my question is this. the levels ...
by 3l
Thu Aug 28, 2003 7:11 pm
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: HERF Stuff
Replies: 2
Views: 2109

Re: HERF Stuff

... kv.<br/> They are incredibly simple devices.<br/> A cap ,spark gap,high voltage supply, a small piece of tungsten wire (igniter wire - most bang ... the cover .<br/> Remove all electronics inside.<br/> Save the interlock safety switch for later.<br/> Put in a high voltage supply. (working voltage)<br/> ...
by kbonin
Tue Aug 19, 2003 10:40 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Glassman 4kw supply on ebay - if you have 3-phase...
Replies: 17
Views: 6085

Re: Glassman 4kw supply on ebay - if you have 3-phase...

... a spring-loaded contact. The depth of the connector varies with the voltage level and is designed so that the supply cannot be operated without ... We also terminate the shield of the mating cable at the chassis for safety."<br/> <br/> So while I certainly agree in principal w/ Richard Hull's ...
by 3l
Mon Aug 11, 2003 2:48 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: A xray tranny for sale
Replies: 5
Views: 3160

Re: A xray tranny for sale

... Yeah you could do 10 Amp on each leg but I'm conservative on safety. <br/> If your juice runs 10 cents a kw/hr every hour you will rackup<br/> ... electricity with this rig.<br/> <br/> PS 220 is standard house working voltage 240 is not.<br/> <br/> Happy Fusoring!<br/> Larry Leins<br/> Fusor ...
by 3l
Wed Jul 23, 2003 7:42 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: How to measure high voltage with low inductance means
Replies: 2
Views: 2162

How to measure high voltage with low inductance means

... voodoo to work.<br/> But it uses the extremely old tech trick of voltage division by capacitors. We are talking Volta and Edison here .<br/> ... (with proper design)<br/> <br/> NOTE:<br/> Please remember to put a safety discharge with the probe..<br/> or it will bite you with the applied ...