Application of microwave heating for the production of construction materials by W. van Loock

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Published by Commission of the European Communities. Directorate-General Information Market and Innovation in Luxembourg .

Written in English

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StatementW. Van Loock, M. De Pourcq, C. De Wagter.
SeriesEnergy
ContributionsPourcq, M. de., Wagter, C. de., Commission of the European Communities. Directorate-General for Science, Research and Development.
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Open LibraryOL22715846M
ISBN 100119398346

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This book offers a broad coverage of the theory and practice of industrial microwave heating. It introduces the physical processes behind dipolar and conductivity loss mechanisms and follows with a thorough presentation of dielectric property data of many industrial materials as a function of the moisture content, temperature and frequency, focussing on the interpretation of such data as 5/5(2).

The principles of microwave heating as applied to industrial processing are outlined and the basic design of applicators for material processing is described.

Industrial applications. Microwave heating technology is not new in building and construction applications. In the recent years, the use of industrial microwave heating technology applied to concrete materials has been investigated and developed.

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Microwave heating is usually applied at the most popular of the frequencies allowed for ISM (industrial, scientific and medical) applications, namely ( in the UK) and. Microwave processing of materials is a technology that can provide the material processor a new, powerful, and significantly different tool with which to process materials that may not be amenable to conventional means of processing or to improve the performance characteristics of existing materials.

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Melting of glass comprising SiO 2, P 2 O 5, B 2 O 3 as the main building block has been discussed. It has been revealed that silica, a microwave transparent material as reported earlier, can be heated under microwave heating directly.

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Originally, microwaves were principally used for communication. Inthe use of microwave energy to heat materials was discovered. Now microwave ovens have became common for heating food products in the home. The most prominent characteristic of microwave heating is volumetric heating.

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There is a growing interest in microwave heating throughout industry and there are now many research establishments, both academic and industrial, working in this field.

Microwave technology is a well developed science in the areas of radar and 5/5(1). Rattanadecho, K. Aoki, M. Akahori, Experimental Validation of a Combined Electromagnetic and Thermal Model for a Microwave Heating of Multi-Layered Materials Using a Rectangular Wave Guide, Journal of Heat Transfer, /,5, (), ().

A Review: Microwave Energy for Materials Processing Akshay Pathania1 Dheeraj Gupta2 Another application of microwave is heating. production throughout and reduction in wasteful heating. Microwave Cladding In the yearGupta and Sharma have developed a novel.

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time sliced or variable power. These concepts and others such as susceptors and resistance heating. So far, there are no applications for microwave heating in the production of CFRP structures. As the process chain for CFRP materials contains a lot of thermal steps, the integration of microwave heating would be an advantage over conventional technologies.

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Abstract. Attempts to use microwaves in materials processing are very old and are comparable to those of microwave heating of food. This chapter discusses the characteristics and advantages of the microwave processing of ceramics and rapid sintering of ceramics and introduces the sintering of inorganic materials with new structures through selective heating by microwaves.

conventional heating. In volumetric heating the materials can absorb microwave energy directly and internally and convert it to heat (Scott jones, ).

It is this characteristic that leads to advantages using microwaves to process materials. Microwave oven uses electromagnetic waves called micro-waves to heat. Heating materials using microwave energy offers many advantages in industrial processes, including improved quality, efficiency and control.

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Microwave heating has vast applications in the field of food processing over a period of several decades. The applications of microwave heating in food processing include drying, pasteurization, sterilization, thawing, tempering, baking of food materials. Microwave energy has been in use for variety of applications for over 50 years.

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Strangely, a chocolate bar in his pocket mysteriously melted – January 43 This article provides a glimpse of the many potentially useful applications developed by microwave and materials experts. Advancements in Microwave Heating Technology Reported by Ed Kubel, Editor, Industrial Heating.

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Abstract: In microwave heating applications, the energy is introduced directly into the volume of the material and as consequence the quality of the process is highly dependent on the uniformity of the electromagnetic field distribution along it.

That is, the non uniformity of the heating is a potential problem with serious consequences. A microwave oven (commonly referred to as a microwave) is an electric oven that heats and cooks food by exposing it to electromagnetic radiation in the microwave frequency range.

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