Industrial Snow Melting Mats Vs Ice Melt
If you’ve ever worked in a business with an exterior walkway or parking lot, you know how icy and slippery it can be in the winter.
It’s not just the customers who suffer from this, but also the employees who have to use these areas to get into work and then back home after their shift. Some believe that if they want to improve safety for everyone, they should consider installing industrial snow melting mats. But does it work? Let’s find out.
Safe Thaw was created as the ice management solution for tough winter environments. Ideal in commercial and industrial properties, shops, government agencies, bridges, and construction.
Industrial Snow Melting Mats
1. Maintainability: Snow melting mats are expensive to install and maintain (if you’re doing it yourself). If you’re looking for a low-maintenance solution, this might not be the best option for your particular application.
2. Cost: Snow melting mats aren’t cheap— there is a huge upfront cost that may dig a hole in your pocket.
- First of all, if you live in an area with only light snowfall or rain instead of heavy snow, you probably don’t need the industrial-strength heating power of this type of system. Instead, you could consider using an ice melt.
- Second, even if you do live in an area with heavy winter storms and lots of snow on the ground all winter long, not every industrial mat will work well on every surface—and they’re not designed for every environment either!
- Thirdly -and most importantly- make sure there’s enough clearance around where these mats will sit so as not to trap moisture underneath them since this could cause mold growth over time due to trapped moisture under foot which could lead to health issues like asthma attacks or allergies later down road.
There Are A Number Of Reasons Why You Should Consider Switching To An Alternative, Chemical-Free Ice Melt. Consider The Following:
- Salt Is Bad For The Environment. While salt is effective at melting ice, salt also changes the pH balance in soil and water, making it more acidic. The more acidic the soil gets, the less likely plants and animals will be able to survive in that area. Over time this can lead to an overall decline in biodiversity (the variety of species).
- Salt Is Bad For Your Car. After applying salt or other chemicals on icy roads and sidewalks you should avoid driving over them until they have had time to dry up completely. If you drive on them before they’ve dried up then you risk ruining your tires!
- Salt Is Bad For Your Pets. It’s important to keep our pets safe from harmful chemicals such as those found in some types of de-icers like rock salt because they’re much more sensitive than we humans tend to be!
100% salt & chloride-free, fast acting Ice Management Solution
Chloride Free Ice Melt
Safe Thaw is the ice melt that works best for industrial use.
A modified crystalline amide core, glycol admixture, and traction agents are the essential components of Safe Thaw. Its outer layer quickly melts and liquefies, shattering the ice surface. After entering the ice structure, the crystalline amide core of Safe Thaw is broken down for quicker melting.
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Walk On Ice
The handy disposable canister can be taken everywhere, with the same 100% naturally occurring minerals that provide instant traction on ice or snow. Use it on sidewalks, steps, or as an instant traction agent for your car.