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      Microwave thermal inertisation of asbestos containing waste and its recycling in traditional ceramics.

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          Asbestos was widely used as a building material prior to the 1970's. It is well known that asbestos is a health hazard and its progressive elimination is a priority for pollution prevention. Asbestos can be transformed to non-hazardous silicate phases by microwave thermal treatment. The aim of this investigation is to describe the microwave inertization process of asbestos containing waste (ACW) and its recycling in porcelain stoneware tiles, porous single-fired wall tiles and ceramic bricks following industrial manufacture procedure. Inertised asbestos powder was added in the percentages of 1, 3, and 5 wt.% to commercially available compositions and then fired following industrial thermal cycles. Water absorption and linear shrinkage of the obtained industrial products do not present significant variations with additions up to 5 wt.% of microwave inertised ACW.

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          [1 ] Dipartimento di Ingegneria dei Materiali e dell'Ambiente, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Via Vignolese 905, 41100 Modena, Italy. leonelli@unimore.it
          Journal
          J. Hazard. Mater.
          Journal of hazardous materials
          Elsevier BV
          0304-3894
          0304-3894
          Jul 31 2006
          : 135
          : 1-3
          S0304-3894(05)00745-4
          10.1016/j.jhazmat.2005.11.035
          16406335

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