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Bulk Calcium Chloride prices in Chicago

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by JSC Inc, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. JSC Inc

    JSC Inc Junior Member
    Messages: 16

    I have a estimate that I need to send out for a large parking garage and they want to have us quote granular "concrete safe" de-icers. We are a big liquid company and that is what we would like to use but they also want a price on granular products. Who in the NW Chicago burbs sells bulk concrete friendly products and what are people paying?

    Thanks
     
  2. Kubota 8540

    Kubota 8540 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,952

    This would be 1 pricey load. Approx $500 per ton or $11,500 per semi load.? OUCH !
     
  3. Westhardt Corp.

    Westhardt Corp. Senior Member
    Messages: 845

    You can't get CC in bulk. It's too hygroscopic, and will end up one big block of expensive. You might consider a treated product, as the higher end ones tend to be less corrosive and OK for decks.
     
  4. Kubota 8540

    Kubota 8540 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,952

    Didn't even get that far to think about it being hygroscopic. The PRICE gave me brain numbness. :laughing:
     
  5. Westhardt Corp.

    Westhardt Corp. Senior Member
    Messages: 845

    True, but I've seen 100% CC properties before...talk about spending money on your snow removal...

    :mechanic:
     
  6. Kubota 8540

    Kubota 8540 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,952

    So you wouldn't load it on Monday and keep it on until Saturday morning?
     
  7. Westhardt Corp.

    Westhardt Corp. Senior Member
    Messages: 845

  8. Kubota 8540

    Kubota 8540 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,952

    Brave man letting it set for 5 days and then trying to dump it. Price of a load of bags still gets me thinking. 40,000 pounds at .25 per pound..... ouch. Guess that's why I use salt on concrete.
     
  9. Westhardt Corp.

    Westhardt Corp. Senior Member
    Messages: 845

    You need to update to the most recent version of "Sarcasm Detector".

    :mechanic: