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making liquid deicer

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by jarabe1, Nov 19, 2008.

  1. jarabe1

    jarabe1 Junior Member
    from 24018
    Messages: 8

    Hi, I am new at this and I've been researching about liquid deicers. unfortunately in my area there are no liquid deicing providers and I've been wondering if I can dilute calcium chloride pellets in my turbo turf hydroseeder and then sprayed. Any clues? formulas? etc?

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. rblake

    rblake Senior Member
    from dayton
    Messages: 291

    I would think you could. When I was down in Louisville for the equipment show last month, the sales guy from north american salt had a bagged calcium/magnesium product that you could add to your sprayer and make a brine.
     
  3. powerjoke

    powerjoke PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,341

    absolutely it can be done.

    give me youre e-mail and i'll send you my phone number so i can talk to ya, i'll help what i can

    pj
     
  4. jarabe1

    jarabe1 Junior Member
    from 24018
    Messages: 8

  5. Gix1k4

    Gix1k4 Senior Member
    Messages: 172

  6. jarabe1

    jarabe1 Junior Member
    from 24018
    Messages: 8

    Thanks for the link, that is great, you just need concentration of the pellets, concentration of the liquid needed according to freezing point and the amount of gallons you want to make.

    If any one need help I made a little excel sheet with the formula.
     
  7. Gix1k4

    Gix1k4 Senior Member
    Messages: 172

    My brother-in-law is a Chem. Engineer, he's explaining it to me........because i'm simple.
     
  8. powerjoke

    powerjoke PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,341

    e-mail sent..

    but i dunno why i didnt post my phone number before :rolleyes:,......it's not a secret lol i'll try to help what i can

    but yeah, it really depends on youre % of the granule, does it say on the bag?

    (660)885-1521
     
  9. Superior L & L

    Superior L & L PlowSite Veteran
    from MI
    Messages: 3,039

    Now everyone can prank call you !!