Accession Number : ADP007756
Title : The Use of 'Self Heating' Ceramics as Crucibles for Microwave Melting Metals and Nuclear Waste Glass,
Corporate Author : WESTINGHOUSE SAVANNAH RIVER CO AIKEN SC
Personal Author(s) : Sturcken, E. F.
Report Date : 27 APR 1992
Pagination or Media Count : 8
Abstract : Silicon carbide (SiC) crucibles were used to melt aluminum and copper in conventional and tuned microwave cavities at a microwave frequency of 2450 MHz. SiC crucibles were also used to vitrify and homogenize mixtures of nuclear waste and glass frit.
Descriptors : *CRUCIBLES, *MICROWAVES, *SILICON CARBIDES, *CERAMIC MATERIALS, ALUMINUM, CARBIDES, CAVITIES, COPPER, FREQUENCY, FRIT, GLASS, MELTS, MICROWAVE FREQUENCY, SILICON, RADIOACTIVE WASTES, ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE PROPAGATION, FIRING(CERAMICS), SYMPOSIA.
Subject Categories : Ceramics, Refractories and Glass
Radiofrequency Wave Propagation
Containers and Packaging
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE