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salt in container

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by PTSolutions, Nov 2, 2010.

  1. PTSolutions

    PTSolutions PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,533

    as you know ive been looking for containers mainly for equipment storage during the winter on site, but now i can get a killer deal for pre-ordering my 50 tons of salt ive projected this year, basically my total salt cost would be less than what i apportioned for one of my accounts.

    what im planning to do is fill up like half the steel container with 10 tons at a time so i dont have to go down to the docks by the salt mine here to fill up my salt dogg each time. i would bring the loads with our dump truck then stock the container with my rc100.

    my question is how do the containers hold up with the salt, i know they say they are water and wind proof, but there is inherent moisture in the salt, and i dont want the container to rust out before the end of the winter.

    i want to hear from people who keep their salt in these containers on what they recommend.
  2. zchip1979

    zchip1979 Junior Member
    Messages: 10

    I rent a 40' container for the snow season, it costs about $700, It does hold alot of moisture so I wouldnt store equipment in the same container but it does keep the salt dry and keeps others from stealing it...

    Hope that helps