Lignin Sulfonate as the Solution to Your Dust Control

EnviRoad prides itself on providing products that are as natural as they are effective. Over time, companies and businesses have become more ecologically-conscious, and we have risen to the occasion with natural products that don't affect the environment. EnviRoad was just recently recognized by QAS International Ltd., who focuses on ISO standards and awards companies and organizations that demonstrate a... read more »

Lignin Sulfonate For Dust Control

Fugitive dust particles can be a serious safety concern for unpaved roads in rural locations, as well as mining sites, and other industries. When dust control goes unaddressed, people and vehicles can be harmed, causing excessive costs and possible loss of life. In many locations, water truck application can be cost-prohibitive. While chloride-based agents can help prevent dust from escaping... 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 »

Lignin Sulfonate Meets Most Government Standards for Ecologically Friendly Dust Control

Dust control is a significant concern for maintaining unpaved roads. This can apply to mining operations, road construction, rural municipalities, military base training, and general construction. In the past, calcium chloride and magnesium chloride were popular with many entities for trapping fugitive dust particles in an unpaved roadbed. In recent years, ecologically conscious agencies, businesses, and government entities have become... read more »

Lignin Sulfonate Is an Ecological Alternative to Chloride Based Dust Control Agents

Calcium chloride and magnesium chloride based dust control agents once enjoyed popularity with road maintenance operations and rural municipalities for controlling fugitive dust on unpaved roads. As time has gone on, these substances have drawn increased scrutiny for their negative ecological impact and potential application hazards. The mineral content added to the road can sometimes attract unwanted wildlife to the... read more »

Ecological Dust Control Agents Can Be Based on Lignin Sulfonate

Fugitive dust particles in the air from traffic and inclement wind conditions affected an unpaved roadbed can present many hazards. Beyond the simple impairment to visibility, it can also cause the roadbed to degrade, causing damage to passing vehicles and potentially adding to maintenance costs. In the past, some road maintenance entities have turned to dust control agents like magnesium... read more »

Lignin Sulfonate Provides Ecologically Friendly Dust Control

Many unpaved roads require dust control measures throughout the course of the year. However, magnesium chloride and calcium chloride dust control agents have been known to have some significant drawbacks. Wild animals that are in search of minerals tend to be drawn to chloride-treated roads and the runoff pollutes local watersheds. When you also consider that chloride-based agents require multiple... read more »