- Jan 24
- 1 min
ICE PREVENTION: Pre-wetting stockpiles saves money!
Historically, pavement owner’s have waited to react only after the storm. Snowfall accumulated and then the expensive and arduous process of clean up and removal began–often taking days to complete, shutting down access for unbearable amounts of time. Today, we know there is a better proactive way to combat the unpredictable winter months. Anti-icing with liquid de-icers can reduce removal effort by up to 10 to 1! Pre-wetting agents bond and transform ordinary rock salt stoc
- Nov 25, 2019
- 1 min
Minimize costs by Pre-wetting stockpiles
Pre-wetting stockpiles minimizes total operating costs up to 40%: • Transform ordinary salt stockpiles into high performance de-icers! Pre-wetted stockp • Reduce driver/operator overtime costs and wear and tear on equipment. Fewer trips and the lack of repeat applications needed means work crews achieve a more workable and flowing inventory. Plus de-icers store well over the summer! • More melting/staying power than nearly anything else on the market today! Here at
- Jul 31, 2019
- 2 min
Asphalt Preservation: Does it really make a difference?
A Road Comparison: Two roads were paved in 2017. The first Road was sealed with GSB-88® within a month or so of it being paved. The second Road was paved, Like the way butter seeps down into bread, GSB-88® is absorbed into the pavement to become part of the matrix— adding rejuvenating maltene oils and asphaltenes down into the pavement surface. At the same time, GSB®’s resin bonds tenaciously to aggregates, halts water intrusion from above and prevents medium and heavy oil
- Mar 12, 2019
- 3 min
Tests show Gilsonite-based sealer extends pavement life.
The Central Church of Christ in Cedar Rapids, IA, applied a GSB ® sealcoating product to its newly paved parking lot in 1978. The organization has followed t ASI reports 39+ years of monitoring GSB ®-treated asphalt pavement indicates the sealer can extend the useful pavement life 25% to 50% with a single application – multiple applications show even better life extension. “One of the keys to success with our GSB ® products is an initial application when pavement is in n