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Microwavable materials

  1. Feb 16, 2010 #1
    I'm trying to make something weird for a side project and I need some information from a physics person....what material, be it glass, plastic, some sort of alloy, etc... would conduct heat best in a microwave? Remember metal is not an option.
     
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  3. Feb 16, 2010 #2

    DaveC426913

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    Well, water or oil are good ones. But you're probably looking for something solid?
     
  4. Feb 16, 2010 #3
    Yes, Solid indeed.
     
  5. Feb 16, 2010 #4
    something that has water in it
     
  6. Feb 16, 2010 #5
    I should have clarified...I need a solid specifically.
     
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  8. Feb 16, 2010 #7
    Yeah pyrex glass conducts well
     
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