RUNWAY DE-ICING - NEW FLUIDS TESTED

New and alternative de-icing fluids are demonstrably more environmentally friendly than traditional urea compounds. This is the conclusion Environment Canada came to after completing four years of trials at Halifax International. The materials that demonstrated faster breakdown characteristics in the local environment include potassium acetate liquid, and sodium formate, part of a family of new de-icers based on carboxylic acid salts.

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    Jane's Information Group

    Sentinel House, 163 Brighton Road
    Coulsdon, Surrey  United Kingdom  CR5 2YH
  • Publication Date: 1996-7

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  • English

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  • Pagination: p. 42
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  • Accession Number: 00724676
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 22 1996 12:00AM