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Title: Community Geothermal Technology program: Silica bronze project. Final report
Authors: Bianchini, Henry
Keywords: secondary uses
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Issue Date: 1989
Citation: Bianchini H. 1989. Community Geothermal Technology program: Silica bronze project. Final report. Community Geothermal Technology program.
Series/Report no.: Community Geothermal Technology program
Abstract: Objective was to incorporate waste silica from the HGP-A geothermal well in Pohoiki with other refractory materials for investment casting of bronze sculpture. The best composition for casting is about 50% silica, 25% red cinders, and 25% brick dust; remaining ingredient is a binder, such as plaster and water.
Description: Report Number: DOE/SF/15798--T8
Sponsor: DOE Contract Number FG03-85SF15798. "This is a report of work performed for the Community Geothermal Technology Program, a small grant program administered jointly by the Hawai'i Natural Energy Institute and the State of Hawai'i Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism. This project was one of five funded under the second phase of the program, which were awarded in 1988. Funds for this phase were provided by the U.S. Department of Energy, the County of Hawai'i, and donations from private business."
Pages/Duration: 19 pages
Appears in Collections:HNEI Engineering Reports
The Geothermal Collection

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