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Salt Brine Blending to Optimize Deicing and Anti-Icing Performance

Status:  Complete
Report Date:  07/31/2012

Summary:

This project developed a spreadsheet-based evaluation tool to compare the relative ice melt capacity and cost-effectiveness of granular and liquid deicers across a range of temperatures. A second phase of this research will validate and expand on lab results with field tests on actual pavements.

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