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I am mechanical engineer and own a test lab in Austin providing product test services with a home-based machine shop to support repairs and fixture fabrication. I am a beekeeper interested in starting electron beam research, and looking to learn. (Note, the bees will not be used in the ebr, lol)
Dennis, thank you so much for the warm welcome! I absolutely will post some pics of the setup and also what I'm up to as well! Give it time though, since I'm somewhat slow at getting things going On another subject, I am contemplating on modifying an old flat-belt driven lathe to make a glass lathe - an encoder on the main spindle, and fabricating a low-spin-moment-of-inertial tail spindle that will be driven with a stepper motor in lock-step with the main spindle. You good folks probably have done this lathe setup here somewhere, I will go use the search button and see what I can dig up...
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Hello again and certainly that Lathe project is worth posting here too; projects like that are also related to fusion since lab apparatus related devices are important, also.