[Gasification] Enventix: Syngas and Biochar from Waste

Arnt Karlsen arnt at c2i.net
Tue Jan 18 19:13:10 CST 2011

On Tue, 18 Jan 2011 15:54:22 -0500, GF wrote in message 
<8CD856904AA2ABC-1890-3088 at webmail-m048.sysops.aol.com>:

> Arnt.
> I wouldn't say it was sophisticated or difficult to rework a couple
> of road side microwave ovens. http://home.c2i.net/metaphor/mvpage.html
> This guy seems to be able to cast metal and talk on his cellphone at
> the same time. Extra cooling of the magnetrons is essential,the
> 12volt fans are only $6 each, An awareness of the dangers of stray
> radiation is useful. A sheet metal enclosure suitably grounded,
> forming a "Faraday cage" will help. Fluorescent tubes will glow in
> the presence of such radiation and as you say RFI will prevail if you
> are careless, Carbon arc furnaces are old technology.and not cheap to
> run unless you make your own electrodes. 

...or carbon tubing. ;o)

> I think its great that some of the group are thinking out side the box. 

..aye, but _some_ ideas _are_ stupid and worth advicing against,
even if new fun ideas can make rocket science come out of the 

..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt Karlsen
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
  Scenarios always come in sets of three: 
  best case, worst case, and just in case.

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