Application Equipment for Dust Control Using Earthbind®100

Often, customers ask if they can apply our product themselves for topical dust control. Many times the customer already has or has access to the proper equipment. However, there are common cases where they do not. The following is a brief overview of the recommended application equipment for the application of Earthbind® 100 for topical dust control. Earthbind®100 is considered... read more »

Maintaining Unpaved Roads in Agricultural Areas Helps With Seasonal Operations

Many industrial agriculture operations in the United States rely on essential infrastructure to transport good, produce and equipment. These rural and agricultural areas often use unpaved roads throughout seasonal operations. When a road is badly compromised by erosion, potholes, washboard gravel or excessive dust, it can slow general operations and impede the delivery of perishable goods. These unpaved road hazards... read more »

Gravel Pit Operations Can Benefit From Cost-Effective Dust Control

In the Northern Hemisphere the summer season is often a time of high activity for road construction companies, mining operations and gravel pits. Providing clients and contractors with the necessary materials for operation typically relies on a smooth and safe operation. The constant movement of vehicles, equipment and personnel on these unpaved roads around a pit site or quarry can... read more »

Earthbind®, the Water Resistant Alternative for Dust Control

Dust palliatives are used to control fugitive dust originating from unpaved surfaces. There are dozens of types and brands of dust palliatives. The most common types range from plain water, surfactants, chlorides, synthetic polymers, vegetable oils (soybean oil, sugar beet oil), bentonite clays, lignosulfonates, paraffinic (mineral) oils, petroleum resins, engineered modified asphalt emulsions (Earthbind®), etc. Most dust control palliatives claim... read more »

EnviRoad’s Dust Control and Base Stabilization Products Are Available Internationally

Countries, municipalities and corporations around the globe continue to become more ecologically conscious. Not only does this apply to technology and product manufacturing, it also includes lessening the impact of hazardous chemicals on the environment. Many rural and developing areas throughout the world rely on people, goods and services that are transported on unpaved roads. Fugitive dust, potholes and other... read more »

Earthbind®, the Environmentally-Friendly Alternative to Chlorides for Dust Control

Magnesium and calcium chloride are commonly used as a dust suppressant agent on unpaved roads in the western parts of the United States during the spring and summer. Likewise, chlorides are used extensively for deicing/anti-icing on paved roads during the winter. Chlorides are often used as a dust control agent since they are hygroscopic and deliquescent -- the ability to... read more »

Earthbind® 100 Can Be Stored and Transported in Concentrate

If you operate a road construction, road maintenance operation, or provide municipal services in rural locations, then you are likely aware of the need for maintaining unpaved roadbeds. This often also includes dust control measures to address safety and air quality concerns. Unfortunately, water truck application can be costly in manhours, fuel, and possible water sourcing. At the same time,... read more »

Non-Corrosive Dust Control Agents Save Money in Safety in Equipment Costs

In the past, calcium chloride and magnesium chloride have been perceived as cost-effective measures for controlling dust on unpaved roads. At the time, they were preferable to water truck dispersal, as the chloride agents required less total man-hours in the application. In some regions, water access could also have been an issue. Unfortunately, chloride-based dust control agents also have their... read more »

Earthbind® 100 is Available in the United States and Internationally

Dust control and maintenance of unpaved roads is a significant concern in many locations throughout the United States (and even Hawaii and Alaska) and various locations around the globe including parts of South America, Africa, and Europe. When fugitive dust particles are released into the air they can pose safety hazards, impair visibility, and potentially cause respiratory distress. Some agencies,... read more »