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Phosphate bonded structural products from high volume wastes

United States Patent

5,846,894
December 8, 1998
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A method to produce structural products from benign waste is provided comprising mixing pretreated oxide with phosphoric acid to produce an acid solution, mixing the acid solution with waste particles to produce a slurry, and allowing the slurry to cure. The invention also provides for a structural material comprising waste particles enveloped by an inorganic binder.
Singh; Dileep (Naperville, IL), Wagh; Arun S. (Joliet, IL)
The University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
08/ 619,945
March 18, 1996
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN OF THE 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.