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How to Reduce Aircraft Damage From Gravel Airstrips

In EK35®, Gravel Runway by Bob Vitale

The unexpected cost of operating aircraft on gravel airstrips Remote unpaved runways and their operators face a multitude of unique issues due to the characteristics of the gravel material used, climate and seasonal impacts, geographic location, available resources and equipment and performance requirements. One of the particularly challenging issues is the risk of damage to an aircraft resulting from Foreign Object …

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How to Achieve the Most Effective Road Dust Control

In Dust Control, Guided Self Apply Dust Control, Industrial Facilities by Bob Vitale

Effective road dust control requires treating the cause, not just mitigating the symptom When most people think of road dust control, they think of spraying something (usually water) onto the road surface to suppress dust particles. If they do think of using a product, they assume that a single application will resolve the issue and keep dust on the ground …

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How Much Does Road Dust Control Cost?

In Dust Control, Guided Self Apply Dust Control by Bob Vitale

For those looking for dust control solutions for small problem areas, such as unpaved county roads, residential applications or small industrial facilities, it’s common to think of road dust control cost in terms of dollars per gallon of product.  This way of thinking is based on the perception that dust control is as easy as throwing an off-the-shelf product on …

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CASE STUDY: Achieving fugitive dust control at industrial facilities

In Dust Control, Guided Self Apply Dust Control by Bob Vitale

At Midwest, we’ve been talking a lot about dust control down to a science; that is, using a scientific, data-driven method to fugitive dust control that gets measurable results. This measured approach, in contrast to the traditional haphazard use of dust control products, allows us to set up a program in advance, knowing with a high degree of certainty what …