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Anyone know how pounds of Cal. Chlor. to add

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by plowzilla, Dec 23, 2008.

  1. plowzilla

    plowzilla Senior Member
    Messages: 290

    Hey there, I need some help making a small batch of calciuim brine. I only need to make 55 gallons at a time. I tried a search of threads on the topic and its all looks alien to me. Does anyone know how much calcium chloride I need to make a 55 gallon drum of liquid? I have to try something with these cold temps out here and the rock salt just sits on the the lot shivering!!!
  2. EJK2352

    EJK2352 Senior Member
    Messages: 193

  3. SnowMelt2006

    SnowMelt2006 Member
    Messages: 68

    Make Solution from DOWFLAKETM Xtra 83-87%
    Enter desired solution concentration (%): 32.0%
    Solution density (lbs/gal): 11.01
    Enter desired final volume (gal): 55.0
    Amount of Dowflake Xtra required (lbs): 228
    Amount of Water required (gal): 45.3