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Title: Method and apparatus for reducing mixed waste

Abstract

The present invention is a method and apparatus for in-can waste reduction. The method is mixing waste with combustible material prior to placing the waste into a waste reduction vessel. The combustible portion is ignited, thereby reducing combustible material to ash and non-combustible material to a slag. Further combustion or heating may be used to sinter or melt the ash. The apparatus is a waste reduction vessel having receiving canister connection means on a first end, and a waste/combustible mixture inlet on a second end. An oxygen supply is provided to support combustion of the combustible mixture.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4]
  1. Kennewick, WA
  2. (Richland, WA)
  3. Richland, WA
  4. Pasco, WA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, OH (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
869914
Patent Number(s):
5421275
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; apparatus; reducing; mixed; waste; in-can; reduction; mixing; combustible; material; prior; placing; vessel; portion; ignited; ash; non-combustible; slag; combustion; heating; sinter; melt; receiving; canister; connection; means; mixture; inlet; oxygen; supply; provided; support; material prior; combustible mixture; mixed waste; combustible material; waste reduction; connection means; oxygen supply; /110/

Citation Formats

Elliott, Michael L, Perez, Jr., Joseph M., Chapman, Chris C, and Peters, Richard D. Method and apparatus for reducing mixed waste. United States: N. p., 1995. Web.
Elliott, Michael L, Perez, Jr., Joseph M., Chapman, Chris C, & Peters, Richard D. Method and apparatus for reducing mixed waste. United States.
Elliott, Michael L, Perez, Jr., Joseph M., Chapman, Chris C, and Peters, Richard D. Sun . "Method and apparatus for reducing mixed waste". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/869914.
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abstractNote = {The present invention is a method and apparatus for in-can waste reduction. The method is mixing waste with combustible material prior to placing the waste into a waste reduction vessel. The combustible portion is ignited, thereby reducing combustible material to ash and non-combustible material to a slag. Further combustion or heating may be used to sinter or melt the ash. The apparatus is a waste reduction vessel having receiving canister connection means on a first end, and a waste/combustible mixture inlet on a second end. An oxygen supply is provided to support combustion of the combustible mixture.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1995},
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