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Robert D Bach, Christopher J Nagel: Destruction of toxic chemicals. United States Steel Corporation, William L Krayer, March 11, 1986: US04574714 (86 worldwide citation)

Toxic chemicals such as polychlorinated biphenyls and other organic wastes are destroyed, optionally together with inorganic wastes, by injecting them, together with oxygen, into a molten bath such as is utilized in a steelmaking facility. The bath may be melted initially by induction, an electric a ...


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Christopher J Nagel, Robert D Bach, William M Haney III: Method for reducing volume of a radioactive composition. Molten Metal Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, April 13, 1993: US05202100 (85 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for reducing the volume of a radioactive composition by separating a radioactive first component from a second component of the radioactive composition. The method includes directing the radioactive composition into a reaction zone. The reaction zone includes a molten bath, whe ...


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Christopher J Nagel, Robert D Bach: Method for indirect chemical reduction of metals in waste. Molten Metal Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, June 21, 1994: US05322547 (83 worldwide citation)

An environmentally sound process is described for the remediation of waste materials that allows the separation, recovery and decontamination of metals. The method includes chemically reducing essentially all of a reducible toxic and potentially hazardous metal-containing component of a waste compos ...


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Christopher J Nagel, Robert D Bach, James E Johnston: Method for chemically reducing metals in waste compositions. Molten Metal Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, June 28, 1994: US05324341 (79 worldwide citation)

An environmentally sound process is described for the remediation of waste materials and oxides of metals that allows the separation, recovery and decontamination of metals. The method includes chemically reducing essentially all of a reducible toxic and potentially hazardous metal oxide of a metal- ...


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Robert D Bach, Christopher J Nagel: Destruction of toxic organic chemicals. United States Steel Corporation, William L Krayer, July 29, 1986: US04602574 (76 worldwide citation)

Toxic chemicals such as polychlorinated biphenyls and other organic wastes are destroyed by injecting them, together with oxygen, into a metal or slag bath such as is utilized in a steelmaking facility. The metal bath may be melted initially by induction or an electric arc; the desired temperature g ...


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Christopher J Nagel, Robert D Bach: Method of indirect chemical reduction of metals in waste. Molten Metal Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, October 25, 1994: US05358549 (74 worldwide citation)

An environmentally sound process is described for the remediation of waste materials that allows the separation, recovery and decontamination of metals. The method includes chemically reducing essentially all of a reducible toxic and potentially hazardous metal-containing component of a waste compos ...


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Christopher J Nagel, Robert D Bach: Method for producing a non-radioactive product from a radioactive waste. Molten Metal Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, February 6, 1996: US05489734 (64 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for producing a non-radioactive product from a radioactive waste composition that includes a radioactive component and a non-radioactive component. The method includes directing the radioactive waste into a molten metal bath. A separation agent is directed in the molten metal b ...


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Christopher J Nagel, Robert D Bach, Michael J Stephenson, James E Johnston: Method for producing halogenated products from metal halide feeds. Molten Metal Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, February 10, 1998: US05717149 (55 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus producing halogenated products from metal halide feeds. In one embodiment, uranium hexafluoride is treated by separating fluorine from the metal of the uranium hexafluoride. Uranium hexafluoride is introduced into a molten metal bath under conditions whereby the uranium hexafl ...


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Robert D Bach, Christopher J Nagel: Method for forming unsaturated organics from organic-containing feed by employing a Bronsted acid. Molten Metal Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, May 13, 1997: US05629464 (55 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method for producing an unsaturated organic compound from an organic-containing feed. The method includes providing a reactor containing a liquid bath which includes a Bronsted acid that can protonate an organic component of the organic-containing feed. The feed is directe ...


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Christopher J Nagel, Robert D Bach: Chemical component recovery from ligated-metals. Molten Metal Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, August 1, 2000: US06096109 (54 worldwide citation)

A method for converting a ligated-metal into chemical components of the ligated-metal includes forming an ionized zone that can convert the ligated-metal to a reduced ligated-metal intermediate. The ligated-metal is directed into the ionized zone, whereby the ligated-metal is converted to a reduced ...