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PostPosted: Fri, Jun 12 2015, 8:44 pm    Post subject: Neat trick Reply with quote

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVODJm05plw
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PostPosted: Fri, Jun 12 2015, 9:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's a great trick!
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PostPosted: Fri, Jun 12 2015, 10:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah, good one!
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PostPosted: Mon, Jun 15 2015, 9:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I always thought " no metal in micro oven" ??
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PostPosted: Mon, Jun 15 2015, 9:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Metal objects
Any metal or conductive object placed into the microwave will act as an antenna to some degree, resulting in an electric current. This causes the object to act as a heating element. This effect varies with the object's shape and composition, and is sometimes utilized for cooking.

Any object containing pointed metal can create an electric arc (sparks) when microwaved. This includes cutlery, crumpled aluminium foil (though some foil used in microwaves are safe, see below), twist-ties containing metal wire, the metal wire carry-handles in paper Chinese take-out food containers, or almost any metal formed into a poorly conductive foil or thin wire; or into a pointed shape.[49] Forks are a good example: the tines of the fork respond to the electric field by producing high concentrations of electric charge at the tips. This has the effect of exceeding the dielectric breakdown of air, about 3 megavolts per meter (3106 V/m). The air forms a conductive plasma, which is visible as a spark. The plasma and the tines may then form a conductive loop, which may be a more effective antenna, resulting in a longer lived spark. When dielectric breakdown occurs in air, some ozone and nitrogen oxides are formed, both of which are unhealthy in large quantities.


It is possible for metal objects to be microwave-oven compatible, although experimentation by users is not encouraged. Microwaving an individual smooth metal object without pointed ends, for example, a spoon or shallow metal pan, is generally safe.

Wrapping in a wet paper towel helps too.

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PostPosted: Mon, Jun 15 2015, 7:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Someone go try this and report back. Hopefully in an old microwave. Smile
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