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Formation of chemically bonded ceramics with magnesium dihydrogen phosphate binder

United States Patent

August 17, 2004
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A new method for combining magnesium oxide, MgO, and magnesium dihydrogen phosphate to form an inexpensive compactible ceramic to stabilize very low solubility metal oxides, ashes, swarfs, and other iron or metal-based additives, to create products and waste forms which can be poured or dye cast, and to reinforce and strengthen the ceramics formed by the addition of fibers to the initial ceramic mixture.
Wagh; Arun S. (Orland Park, IL), Jeong; Seung-Young (Lisle, IL)
The University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
10/ 012,839
November 30, 2001
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN OF INVENTION The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-31-109-ENG-38 between the U.S. Department of Energy and the University of Chicago, representing Argonne National Laboratory.