THIS WINTER WE SHALL USE DE-ICING SALT ON 10,000 KILOMETERS OF THE SWEDISH ROAD NETWORK

THIS ARTICLE EXPLAINS THE IMPORTANCE OF USING DE-ICING SALT IN WINTER MAINTENANCE. A COMPARISON IS MADE BETWEEN THE USE OF SAND AND DE-ICING SALT. SWEEPING AND SCRAPING EQUIPMENT IS DISCUSSED, WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO A NEW TYPE OF ROAD- SCRAPER BLADE, WHICH HAS A RUBBER EDGING. A SPECIAL MEASURING EQUIPMENT IS MENTIONED, WHICH IS USED FOR DETERMINING THE EFFICIENCY OF SNOW CLEARANCE, AND FOR MEASURING THE FRICTION OF THE ROAD SURFACE. (TEDOC 602)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Motor /Sweden

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  • Authors:
    • Hubendick, P E
  • Publication Date: 1972

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 26-7
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 23

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00219213
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 20 1974 12:00AM