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Community Geothermal Technology program: Silica bronze project. Final report

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  • Secondary Uses
  • Kilauea
  • Direct Heat
  • Puna
  • Community
  • Cascaded Use


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.

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