4 posts tagged with microwave and metal.
Displaying 1 through 4 of 4. Subscribe:

What determines the frequency of arc currents when arcs occur inside a microwave oven?

What determines the frequency of the arc current when an arc occurs inside a microwave oven? [more inside]
posted by Juffo-Wup on Oct 26, 2012 - 7 answers

The continuing saga of "Can I Eat This," microwave division

Left the metal pop-top on the soup can when I microwaved it for lunch. I think the microwave is ok, but the really important question is: Can I eat the soup? [more inside]
posted by Sweetie Darling on Nov 17, 2011 - 12 answers

[insert funny microwave disaster reference here]

My son tried to heat up a metal pot in my ex-wife's Frigidaire microwave. Needless to say, there were sparks and pops and they turned it off right away. Now, there are some scorched-looking spots on the microwave. Is it likely or unlikely that the microwave is still in working order? Are microwaves built to handle the odd arcing incident without being destroyed? [more inside]
posted by JimN2TAW on Feb 7, 2008 - 6 answers

When is it ok to microwave metal?

How come some microwavable containers contain metal? When is it okay to put metallic stuff in the nuker? [more inside]
posted by mudpuppie on Dec 14, 2004 - 18 answers

Page: 1