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  • Snow and Ice Control Chemicals for Airports Operations

    Strategies for managing winter storms with approved ramp and runway deicing chemicals Reprinted from the September 2005 issue of Ground Support MagazineProper management of snow and ice at airports is essential for on-time winter operations. These functions always include commercial aircraft movements during pushback, taxi and takeoff. But maintenance personnel must also ensure safe working conditions for luggage and cargo handling, airport security, FBOs and a myriad of other airside activities...  Read More...

  • Are You Using THE RIGHT DEICERS on Your Parking Facility?

    by Tony MyhraReprinted from the June 2002 issue of Parking Today Building a new parking facility or repairing an old one is an expensive process, which is normally done with an eye toward long-term life-cycle costs. This is accomplished by using a good design, building with top-of-the-line materials, utilizing a strong maintenance strategy and using non-chloride acetate deicers.All this planning can be undone if chloride-based or urea-based deicers are used for snow and ice control. The result i...  Read More...

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