How does gritting salt work?
How does gritting salt work? Salt reduces the freezing point of water. So, when the road is wet and starts to freeze, gritting salt prevents the formation of ice. The effectiveness of gritting salt also depends on the grain size.
Smaller grains work more quickly but their effectiveness diminishes rapidly. Coarse gritting salt works more slowly but its effect lasts much longer. That is why good quality gritting salt offers a blend of smaller and large grains.
Buying deicing road salt: things to keep in mind
There are various types and qualities of de-icing agents on the market. We can help you choose.
De-icing: the efficient use of road salt and other deicing agents
What is the difference between gritting salt and other products and what is the best choice for tackling slippery surfaces?
When to use de-icing salt?
When is the best moment to grit? Before it snows or freezes, or when roads and pavements are already slippery?
5 gritting tips from the expert. How to efficiently use road salt?
What are the most efficient ways of using gritting salt? We have set out a few vital gritting tips.
Why every municipality should think about de-icing salt in the summer
It may already be too late. Luckily, solutions are out there to ensure that you don’t have problems with a shortage of gritting salt in the winter.
Will grass juice replace road salt?
ZOUTMAN opts for sustainable innovations and therefore chooses sea salt as its gritting agent.
The role of pricing in public contracts
Price, of course, is an important factor but we give you a few good reasons to throw a few other criteria into the mix.