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Quick Tips You Need to Know When Starting an Anti-icing or Deicing Program
Posted By Tina Grady Barbaccia On May 23, 2011 @ 3:07 am In eRoadPro Newsletter,Trade Show Coverage,Web Exclusive Editorial | No Comments
by Tina Grady Barbaccia
More technological advancements are becoming available to today’s snowfighters that help lower user costs, allow for more efficient operations, reduce environmental impact, increase safety and enhance commerce.
How do you know what to look at when starting a winter maintenance program? What should you look for in a vendor and what kind of support systems are out there to help you with your program?
Anti-icing programs are emerging as a mainstay of any winter maintenance program, says Sean M. Riley with Cargill Deicing Technology. However, understanding what to look at when developing an anti-icing system is important. When considering a deicing program, Riley says, the following should be considered:
When looking at starting an anti-icing program, Riley says, the following should be considered:
Once you’ve decided on which type or types of programs, the products and vendors that will be used in the anti-icing or deicing program need to be assessed. Here’s what you should ask about the products, Riley says:
Here’s what you should ask vendors when developing the program:
Click here for a downloadble PDF of the presentation, “Reducing Costs and Environmental Impact Through Technology and Education,” given at the American Public Works Association (APWA) and Pacific Northwest Snowfighers Snow Conference, held in mid-April and attended by Better Roads
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