Application Equipment for Dust Control Using Earthbind®100

Earthbind®, the Water Resistant Alternative for Dust Control

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

The Harmful Effects of Unpaved Roads being a Non-Point Source of Sediment Pollution

Earthbind® 100 Can Be Far More Efficient for Dust Control than a Water Truck

Dust Control and Base Stabilization Are Important in Maintaining Unpaved Roads

Agricultural Operations Require Unpaved Road Maintenance

Blue Line Transportation Company Can Help Maintain Roads for Military Training

Blue Line Transportation Company Can Provide Ecologically Friendly Dust Control Products to Maintain Mining Roads

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 »

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 »

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 Far More Efficient for Dust Control than a Water Truck

In the early years of road construction and road maintenance, spraying water and other improvised agents on a roadbed was seen as a standard practice for controlling fugitive dust particles. In extremely dry locations or during a prolonged drought, this could mean daily if not multiple trips each day for a water truck. This can tie up the necessary equipment... read more »

Dust Control and Base Stabilization Are Important in Maintaining Unpaved Roads

If you operate a rural municipality or county road maintenance department, then you likely have annual concerns about the maintenance of unpaved roads. Roadbed erosion, washboarding, potholes, eroded berms, and dust control problems can cost excessive man hours and equipment maintenance costs. In recent years, environmental regulations and public opinion have started to frown on the use of chloride-based dust... read more »

Agricultural Operations Require Unpaved Road Maintenance

If you operate a farm or other large-scale agricultural interest, then you know the importance of well-maintained field and unpaved roads. The inconvenience, potential damage and downtime caused by washboard roads and fugitive dust can be a significant problem. In some cases, it could even cause interruptions during a period of peak operation. Many operators will turn to the practice... read more »

Blue Line Transportation Company Can Help Maintain Roads for Military Training

Military training maneuvers often call for transporting troops, materials, and vehicles from one location to another. This might require the development of new roads or increased maintenance of existing unpaved roads. Blue Line Transportation Company can provide easy-to-transport products that can be safely applied to control fugitive dust particles and can stabilize load-bearing capacity materials. This can be used to... read more »

Blue Line Transportation Company Can Provide Ecologically Friendly Dust Control Products to Maintain Mining Roads

Operating an open pit mine, quarry, or gravel pit involves a significant amount of logistics and infrastructure. This means that road maintenance is important on multiple levels. Fugitive dust particles on unpaved roads can pose serious safety concerns. At the same time, corrugation and erosion of a road bed can also increase maintenance costs. In the past, many people working... read more »