04189629 is referenced by 14 patents and cites 5 patents.

Apparatus and method for microwave heating and heat recovery in a kiln wherein substances are successively exposed to microwaves to successively raise their temperature and are also successively passed in close proximity to each other to effect radiant heat transfer therebetween for more efficient heating of the substances while the substance from which heat is being transferred is shielded from further exposure to the microwaves to limit the electrical energy usage.

Title
Apparatus and method for microwave heating in a kiln
Application Number
5/944911
Publication Number
4189629
Application Date
September 22, 1978
Publication Date
February 19, 1980
Inventor
Mark K Krage
Royal Oak
MI, US
Agent
R L Phillips
Assignee
General Motors Corporation
MI, US
IPC
H05B 9/06
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