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Snow melting chemicals

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by n y snow pros, Apr 25, 2001.

  1. n y snow pros

    n y snow pros Senior Member
    Messages: 246

    Did anyone use liquids for ice control this year for the first time.If so how did it work,did it work?
    Did you spray directly onto the roadway or pretreat your salt in some way.
    We have used them for 2 years and have had good luck.Just curious to see how others did.
     
  2. Mike Nelson

    Mike Nelson Senior Member
    Messages: 637

    Yes we did and they worked pretty well.

    Only problem we have to work out is training the driver better.:D
     
  3. GeoffD

    GeoffD PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 2,266

    We used pre-wet our salt, and or sand/salt mix with mag cloride.

    Geoff
     
  4. plowjockey

    plowjockey PlowSite.com Sponsor
    Messages: 622

    I smell a set up. Mike aren't you one of the ny sno pros?

    Bruce

    ps. I plan to try at least some of this mix next season and will be in touch.
     
  5. John Allin

    John Allin PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,327

    Well, he's one of the New York's anyway....
     
  6. plowjockey

    plowjockey PlowSite.com Sponsor
    Messages: 622

    John

    You are most definately on top of your game tonight.

    Bruce
     
  7. 66Construction

    66Construction Senior Member
    Messages: 315

    I used magic the last two storms. I think the name is apropriate! I plan to set up some type of pre wetting system for next year. Pretreating with liquid magic worked better then anything I've tryed so far.
    Casey
     
  8. Mike Nelson

    Mike Nelson Senior Member
    Messages: 637

    Bruce,
    I am not a pro till I get certified! :D
     
  9. guido

    guido PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 261

    Chemicals

    We use Clearway 1 to prewet our dry material spreaders (supposed to at least) and for our airfield de icer trucks.

    The stuff works great!