Liquid solution to ice issues
23 January 2013
Responding to the increasing popularity of liquid brine solutions for use in snow and ice winter maintenance applications, Broadwood International, UK distributor of the SnowEx range of salt and grit spreaders, has intr
Spraying is particularly suitable for sensitive areas where salt may corrode fittings or machines, or may damage foliage surrounding the area. "One of the beauties of spraying is that you can apply ice-melt product with pinpoint accuracy, and in a quick and efficient manner," says Roy Wolfenden, manager at Broadwood.
Robust polyethylene tanks contain the de-icing liquid, which is applied via a 12V pump to the spray boom and hand lance. The spray boom is fitted with five spray nozzles on the main downward boom and a nozzle at each end to provide kerb and pavement treatments. These nozzles can be switched on or off independently, and on the main boom can be adjusted between single-jet, triple-jet and wide fan spray patterns.