The connection between nuclear power and sintering
I do not understand why a lack of nuclear power would lead to microwaves being the first source of heat for sintering. --Farred 03:24, 7 November 2010 (UTC)
Resistor based apparels heat in all directions = loss of power. (I admit that several non-ionic materials will be sintered in a resistor based machinery...) Another wild idea is the classic sun ray collectors (parabolic mirrors) but is not portable... An example: the idea for microwaves for melt the regolith to make roads seems viable...
How could you cool the fission reactor? Another type of radiator... Well just put regolith inside... until is molten... The Hall-Heroult process (on Earth)... electrolysis of molten lavas... We haven't even talked yet about casting aluminum or other metals...--Jotagiraldez 01:24, 8 November 2010 (UTC)