Feasibility Studies on Recycling of Waste by Using Microwave Curing
Yarlagadda, Prasad K., Hoon, Cheng Heng, & Thian, Ng Meng (2000) Feasibility Studies on Recycling of Waste by Using Microwave Curing. In Taraman, K. & Salem, H. (Eds.) 2000 Pacific Conference on Manufacturing, September 2000, Detroit, USA.
In this paper attempts have been made to find a suitable means of containing and collecting this hazardous waste leachate. The proposed method of recycling with microwave using stabilization/solidification technique incorporates the use of cement and waste paints as the materials for the curing. The study shows the effect of the compressive strength of the waste paint in cement and the leakage level subjected to microwave heating. The experimentation conducted in this work involves microwave curing of cement and waste paints applying microwave power of 800W at 30%, 50%, 80% and 100% heating rate. In this work the cement mixed with different volumes of water was subjected to microwave curing for a specific timing using a 115 mm X 115 mm and 58 mm container. Waste paints and domestic pesticides containing toxic chemicals are cured with microwaves at different holding locations in the solidified cement to get the optimum compressive strength. From the present study it was realised that microwave cured specimen having better compressive strength than conventionally cured specimen and also having improved curing efficiency by reducing the curing time. The leakage test results also indicated that no leakage was observed after the specimens contained used paints submerged for a definite period of time.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Microwave Curing, Waste Recycling, Thermal Runaway, Dielectric Properties|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING (091000)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2000 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||14 Feb 2007|
|Last Modified:||11 Aug 2011 03:50|
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