Characteristics of road salt Road salt is made more than 92 to 98% sodium chloride dried. Road salt is in the form of road salt can pass in or salt spreaders end closest to the salt. The road salt is present in 25 kg bag, tank, big bag or bulk. The price of road salt is very low manufacturing is essentially the transport and handling which constitute the major part of the cost. It is for this reason that the order quantity has a direct relevance on the price.
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There are other formula that road salt
classic base of magnesium chloride or calcium chloride
, which have the advantage of being less harmful set mostly less aggressive than the salt in the conventional plowing. Its price is more expensive but the amount given to use of the exothermic reaction can bring a reasonable cost.
The product is in the form of bags of 25 kg or 10 kg bucket more easily distributable for small units.
Magnesium chloride or calcium sensitive surfaces alternative
The magnesium chloride
has the advantage of being completely biodegradable and not be harmful to trees and plants.
These products are mainly used for clients who wish to promote the ecological consequences and also that surfaces (stone terrace, stairs ..) where the use of road salt can cause significant damage (crevasses. ..).
In any case whatsoever for de-icing salt or magnesium chloride, gloves and personal protective equipment is required.