How rock salt is used to clear our roads

How rock salt is used to clear our roads

Rock salt is used as a de-icer to remove winter effects such as snow and ice from most of our roads. Of course,… more »

Why do we put a product like rock salt on our roads

Why do we put a product like rock salt on our roads?

In areas where it snows, it is very important that the roads are treated with a de-icing compound in order to clear them… more »

My worries on the use of rock salt as a winter de-icer

My worries on the use of rock salt as a winter de-icer

The spreading of rock salt as a de-icer for our roads is something that has been undertaken every year in the UK for… more »

How Rock Salt Works on Roads and why it’s a Danger

How Rock Salt Works on Roads and why it’s a Danger

When winter comes and the snow falls along with the consequential temperature drops, most people will recognise the familiar sight of gritting lorries… more »

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Is Using Rock Salt Dangerous to Pets and Animals?

Using rock salt on the roads is popular during the cold weather months. It is used to help melt the snow and ice… more »

Remove Ice from Roads

Using Rock Salt to Remove Ice from Roads

When a winter storm hits there is a strong chance roads and pavements will ice over, making them slippery and dangerous to drive… more »

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The problems with rock salt and road salt

Salt has many uses. It is used to flavour foods and to help a body replenish its essential minerals. Power drinks, for instance,… more »

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What is rock salt and what is it used for?

Rock salt is used in a range of formats but is basically the mineral form of sodium chloride. When used for industrial purposes… more »

The problems with using rock salt on roads and paths

It’s how we do it at the moment, thousands of tons of rock salt every year thrown onto our roads and pathways. We… more »