Patent Number: 6,761,858

Title: Method and apparatus for processing ashes of incinerator plants

Abstract: In a method and apparatus for processing materials comprising ashes from waste incineration plants and mineral residues to condition them in a short time by washing them and by subjecting them to electrodynamic processes and shock waves generated by high voltage spark discharges, the material is made chemically inert and aged so that it can be used immediately after treatment without harming the environment.

Inventors: Schultheiss; Christoph (Berghausen, DE), Adelheim; Christel (Hambrucken, DE), Bergfeldt; Britta (Eggenstein-Leopoidshafen, DE), Straessner; Ralf (Glelsweiler, DE), Neubert; Volker (Kapsweyer, DE), Denning; Helmul (Minden, DE), Kotte; Bernard (Porta Westfalia, DE)

Assignee: Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH

International Classification: B02C 19/18 (20060101); B02C 19/00 (20060101); B09B 3/00 (20060101); C22B 7/00 (20060101); C22B 7/04 (20060101); B01J 019/08 ()

Expiration Date: 07/12012