Ice Breaker Liquid De-Icing Agent
Liquid Thawing Agent With Ice-Breaker Qualities
Ice Breaker Liquid De-Icing Agent is particularly suitable for areas where the use of granular thawing agents is not possible such as, for example, steeply sloping driveways and loading ramps or for de-icing operations carried out on machine parts and vehicles.
Even at very low temperatures, Ice Breaker Liquid De-Icing Agent is an effective product for winter maintenance to remove ice sheets on surfaces of any shape.
Ice Breaker Liquid De-Icing Agent can be used at a tempertaure up to -30 °C.
If used as a preventive measure, Ice Breaker Liquid De-Icing Agent has an effect for up to three days, depending on the weather conditions. The sticking of snow and ice to the pavement is reduced, and snow can be removed from the treated surfaces. The formation of ice sheets and of a close covering of snow diminishes. Surfaces remain longer safe for vehicle and foot traffic.
Due to its very strong thawing power, Ice Breaker Liquid De-Icing Agent can be dosed very sparingly when melting ice. Ice Breaker Liquid De-Icing Agent can be applied with winter maintenance vehicles and equipment suitable for spreading liquid materials .
For small and medium-sized surfaces, Elephant Jet Pressure Sprayer is suited.
Gentle On Materials
Most coated surfaces of synthetic material show good resistance against Ice Breaker Liquid De-Icing Agent.
Conventional grit salt builds pH neutral to slightly acid aqueous solutions and can develop, in combination with acid rain, traces of hydrochloric acid or sulfurous acid. For this reason, conventional grit salt can cause corrosive effects on natural stones – particularly on types of stone with a percentage of limestone. Ice Breaker Liquid De-Icing Agent compensates the corrosive action of acid rain because it has an alkaline pH value. No formation of acid traces and the associated corrosive effects are therefore to be expected.
What Should Be Considered?
Ice Breaker Liquid De-Icing Agent does not release any heat in contact with ice and snow because the heat of solution was already liberated during the production process.
In general, de-icing agents are not recommended for melting thick layers of snow because the quantity needed for this purpose is very large and, in the absence of sufficient moisture or contact with the snow pack, the melting action takes place with delay.
If there is loose snow, for example, Ice Breaker Liquid De-Icing Agent penetrates through the snow cover, without visibly melting large quantities of snow. The de-icing action begins under the layer of snow and melts it from below. If the snow layer does not sag, or there is particularly dry powdery snow, the thawing agent does not reach every single snow sheet, and a delay in the process of melting or even a standstill will occur.
When snow covers the ground, snow clearance should be therefore carried out before using Ice Breaker Liquid De-Icing Agent.
A TIP From RAW To Act In Compliance With The Law
Please observe local rules for winter maintenance, wastewater and/or road cleaning operations when using agents for ice and snow clearing such as granular gritting materials and de-icing agents.
Please refer also to our information about the Selection Of Agents For Winter Road Clearance.