Science and the Art of Ice Melt

NILES HYSELL:September 19, 2011 How does one know which ice melt products to use, when to use it, and how much to apply? Morton Salt and Michigan Technological University conducted an experiment to answer these questions. They analyzed and measured the effectiveness of the most commonly used ice melters in both the laboratory and in… Read more »

Expectations When Using Liquids As Anti-Icers

Liquid Ice Melt treated surface

Almost all liquids are not specifically designed to melt snow and ice. Liquids are a tool, not a replacement for solid de-icers. Many people in the snow removal industry have high expectations of liquids to melt inches of snow and some companies believe the days of plowing or using rock salt are gone! This is… Read more »