vitrification

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  • A process of melting soil or wastes to a liquid form, and then cooling the liquid to a hard, glass-like material.
  • The fusion of grains in clay products under high kiln temperatures, resulting in closure of pores and an impervious material.
  • A process that transforms the chemical and physical characteristics of hazardous waste so that the treated residues contain hazardous material immobilized in a vitreous mass.
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