Zapping Micron Steel Wool in a Microwave Looks Pretty Gnarley

TVOvermind | 4/17/2018 | Tom
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A lot of us have been warned in our lives to not put metal in the microwave at least once in our lives. But putting micron steel wool in a microwave looks like something you might seen in a scifi movie. There’s a great deal of scientific jargon and explanation that goes into this but the gist is that putting metal into a microwave is more or less safe depending on the shape of the metal being placed into the device. There are various items you wouldn’t want to put into the microwave such as CD’s and steel wool. It has more to do with the form of the metal and how it will react to the bombardment of electromagnetic waves that are being used by the machine, not so much the metal. It’s advised not to put anything with sharp edges into the microwave.

This doesn’t mean to go nuts and just try experimenting with every bit of metal you can find to discover just what reacts and what doesn’t. If you are the pioneering sort however that just can’t let the mystery lie, nothing wrong with it, then you might want to insure that you have all the necessary safety measures and a ready supply of microwaves on hand and ready to go. It’s something that is definitely interesting to discover but it’s also something you don’t want to be playing around with unless you have a good idea of what you’re doing. This isn’t something you need a degree from MIT...
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