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Understanding Microwaves & Microwave Devices

The Basic Science Of Microwaves

Understanding the basic scientific principles of microwaves and the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum in which they reside is the first step towards understanding how to use microwaves to your advantage. This presentation details the following basic principles (as they pertain to microwave technology) :

  • Waves
  • Amplitude
  • Power
  • Wavelength
  • Frequency

It also contains useful information on transmission methods and the basic types of microwave devices.


Microwave Bacon Cooking

How Are Microwaves Used To Cook Bacon?

This presentation outlines the history of the market, the variables to consider in microwave bacon cooking and the various components that make up a microwave bacon line.

Present State of the Market

•Retail annual bacon sales were over US$2 billion in 2006
•In 2013, bacon sales climbed 9.5% to an all-time high of nearly $4 billion
•44% percent of in-home bacon usage is precooked




An Introduction To Microwave Technology

As safety concerns have been alleviated by improved technology and cost concerns by increased efficiency, industrial microwave applications have expanded. Benefits of utilizing microwave technology include:

  • Energy efficiency improvement
  • Decreased process times
  • Consistent and uniform temperature
  • Precision control
  • Decreased equipment footprint

4 Steps to Drying With Industrial Microwave Ovens

A Short Guide to Calculating Energy Requirement

Unsure about precisely how much energy you will need for your particular microwave system application?

Download this guide to understand the simple calculation and more.

  • Learn to calculate your energy requirements for drying your material
  • Know your power needs upfront for success with potential suppliers
  • Learn how accurate energy estimates are essential for ROI
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