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Title: Earth melter with rubble walls and method of use

Abstract

The present invention is an improvement to the earth melter described and claimed in U.S. Pat. No. 5,443,618. The improvement is the use of rubble for retaining walls. More specifically, the retaining walls rest on ground level and extend above ground level piling rubble around a melt zone. A portion of the melter may be below grade wherein sidewalls are formed by the relatively undisturbed native soil or rock, and the rubble may be used as a backfill liner for the below grade sidewalls.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Richland, WA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE
OSTI Identifier:
871499
Patent Number(s):
5743937
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA) PNNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
earth; melter; rubble; walls; method; improvement; described; claimed; 443; 618; retaining; specifically; ground; level; extend; piling; melt; zone; portion; below; grade; sidewalls; formed; relatively; undisturbed; native; soil; rock; backfill; liner; ground level; below grade; melt zone; native soil; earth melter; retaining walls; /75/266/405/588/

Citation Formats

Chapman, Chris C. Earth melter with rubble walls and method of use. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Chapman, Chris C. Earth melter with rubble walls and method of use. United States.
Chapman, Chris C. Thu . "Earth melter with rubble walls and method of use". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/871499.
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author = {Chapman, Chris C.},
abstractNote = {The present invention is an improvement to the earth melter described and claimed in U.S. Pat. No. 5,443,618. The improvement is the use of rubble for retaining walls. More specifically, the retaining walls rest on ground level and extend above ground level piling rubble around a melt zone. A portion of the melter may be below grade wherein sidewalls are formed by the relatively undisturbed native soil or rock, and the rubble may be used as a backfill liner for the below grade sidewalls.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1998},
month = {1}
}

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