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Rock Salt Doesn't Melt Anything

by SuperUser Account on Monday, February 6, 2012 7:33 AM

A recent article in Snow Magazine entitled "Rock Salt Doesn't Melt Anything" (Jan 20, 2012), salt expert Bob Hodgins explains that the formation of a salt brine is essential (a combination of "moisture, heat and salt") before snow or ice will melt.

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Salt & Brine Storage Guidelines

by SuperUser Account on Sunday, November 13, 2011 11:40 PM

These guidelines offer road agency facilities, and other facilities with large amounts of salt or brine, suggested methods for preventing pollution incidents and achieving compliance with water protection regulations. Click to Download Guidelines

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De-Icing Vs. Anti-Icing

by SaltBrine on Friday, September 9, 2011 12:25 PM

De-icing and anti-icing are two different directions one can take in order to clear up a driving or walking surface from ice or snow. De-icing is a reactive approach which is traditionally done before a snow fall while commonly using rock salt, sand, or a combination of both.