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salt neutralizer

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by tastebeer, Jan 7, 2010.

  1. tastebeer

    tastebeer Member
    Messages: 81

    anyone found any product that will neutralize the effects of salt on equipment. I've looked at several products but have not tried any yet.
     
  2. Rc2505

    Rc2505 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,245

    FLUID FILM. Coat everything before you start for the season, and you should be good all season.
     
  3. Dano50

    Dano50 PlowSite.com Addict
    from CA
    Messages: 1,270

    ^^^ Now that's a man that knows how to protect his equipment...:drinkup:

    BTW, if there are any members on here who have never tried Fluid Film and live in the US, just PM me for a free sample can. Oh, and sign up for our new fan page at www.fluid-film.ning.com and join the Plowsite Group to support your forum. :drinkup:
     
  4. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Hey Dano, can I try the brush can again?
     
  5. Dano50

    Dano50 PlowSite.com Addict
    from CA
    Messages: 1,270

    See, now it's that magic word "again" that creates the problem. :D

    We've got a big shipment of brush cans heading out to John Deere tomorrow. It's in their system and will be on their shelves soon. :drinkup:
     
  6. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Cool, I'll be on the lookout for it.
     
  7. Rc2505

    Rc2505 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,245

    See DANO I have learned a thing or two. 1) how to protect my equipment. 2) how to suck up and try to score some free Fluid Film stuff, lol.
     
  8. buckwheat_la

    buckwheat_la 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,254

    what about us Canadians, would love to try your product, where can i find it? Any chance of a trial can?
     
  9. mwmdesigns

    mwmdesigns Junior Member
    from Pa
    Messages: 12

  10. leigh

    leigh PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,997

    Salt-away. Sold at West Marine.Around 35.00 a gal. Starter kit comes with a spray attach for hose.
     
  11. Dano50

    Dano50 PlowSite.com Addict
    from CA
    Messages: 1,270

    It just goes to show, if you really apply yourself you can learn something new everyday! :drinkup:
     
  12. Dano50

    Dano50 PlowSite.com Addict
    from CA
    Messages: 1,270

    PM sent :D
     
  13. lilweeds

    lilweeds PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,178

    I'll be honest spray your stuff down with good ol household vinegar, hose down your equipment, and it will remove all the salt and most of the rust that was starting to form. Then hit it with fluid film to protect it from there.
     
  14. TAZPUSHER

    TAZPUSHER Junior Member
    Messages: 25

    Try Salt Ex...At Salt Ex.com......US Navy uses it to wash down their ships..Been using it for awhile....Very good stuff...Very reasonable priced.....
     
  15. ford550

    ford550 Senior Member
    Messages: 407

    Fluid Film.................sprayed on all trucks, spreaders, plows etc. It works great. And after washing the equipment 5 times so far this season, still repells and beads.
     
  16. yard5864

    yard5864 Senior Member
    Messages: 149


    I use this stuff at work all the time. Chlor-rid works great on un-painted parts. For vehicles and equipment use their Chlor-wash. It is like a car wash soap, except it neutralizes and removes the salt deposits as well.
     
  17. CMD

    CMD Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 40

    Does anyone know if you need to cut fluid film with something to put it through a hand sprayer ?

    If so what is compatible ?

    I purchased a gallon and intended to put it on with a brush , would work on my plows but after looking under my truck I would like to pressure wash and then spray with fluid film .

    MDOT is spraying liquid and salting all state roads now , undercarriage is taking a real beating will fluid film aid in stopping corrosiion that has started .... surface level ?
     
  18. U1200

    U1200 Member
    Messages: 33

    Buy a duplicolor bedliner spray gun, it works very well for spraying out of the gallon cans. Can be had at a local parts store i would think.
     
  19. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,245

    Vinegar neutralizes salt.
     
  20. Pinky Demon

    Pinky Demon PlowSite.com Addict
    from Ohio
    Messages: 1,121

    Used motor oil. Just spray away, especially great for undercarriages. Might be problematic for the front of plows though.