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#233595 23-Apr-2018 15:41
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I've been looking at replacements and something struck me as odd [keep comments to yourselves undecided] ... many new ones now have what looks and feels like bare metal interiors, so how does this work considering one is warned against putting metal objects in the microwave when operating??

 

Cam modern microwaves now handle metal, i:e teaspoons, enamel pie dishes ?


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  #2001192 23-Apr-2018 15:50
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Microwaves have always had metal walls on the "cooking box" (its how they kept the waves in)  

 

It was just that in the past they painted the inside of the metal, now they can get away with leaving it unpainted.... ( likely some version of stainless)

 

There will be a section in front of the magnetron that is waxed cardboard or plastic, to let the waves in....

 

Sticking a metal objects in it is still likely to result in the same sparky light show as before,


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  #2001212 23-Apr-2018 16:28
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metal only sparks etc if there is somewhere for the charge to build up on ie any points etc. you can put metal in it and it not spark.

 

a microwave is suppose to be a Faraday cage to keep the "radiation" in


 
 
 
 


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  #2002008 25-Apr-2018 05:21
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Our microwave has no turntable inside. Makes it easier to clean. I'm not sure what technology change there is to allow this feature. Whether there are more than one microwave source or the microwave source rotates around the food i have no idea. It's easier to clean though.

We are putting in a new kitchen this month and we are forcing the microwave and using a 2nd compact wall oven with microwave function but in.




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  #2002027 25-Apr-2018 06:59
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kiwijunglist: Our microwave has no turntable inside. Makes it easier to clean. I'm not sure what technology change there is to allow this feature. Whether there are more than one microwave source or the microwave source rotates around the food i have no idea.


Your microwave will more than likely have a rotating deflector underneath the microwave source (magnetron). This helps spread the radiation around and produce a more even cooking effect.

Also means up can put a dish in the same size as the oven and not worry about it jamming up the turn table!

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  #2002044 25-Apr-2018 07:59
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Main advantage is easier clean up.




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  #2002438 25-Apr-2018 17:18
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kiwijunglist: Our microwave has no turntable inside. Makes it easier to clean. I'm not sure what technology change there is to allow this feature.

 

 

There'll be a stirrer in the microwave path that takes the place of the turntable in distributing the microwaves around the item to be cooked, just a glorified fan in the top of the cabinet.

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  #2002487 25-Apr-2018 19:48
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Don't try this at home ... Seriously do not


 
 
 
 


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  #2002514 25-Apr-2018 21:00
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the ones without a turntable are the inverter microwaves , they are great , the big difference is you can fit more in them and they tend to heat the food more evenly so you dont get your food boiling on the inside and cold on the outside .





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