Anti-icing is the process of applying a layer of OxyChem Liquidow™ calcium chloride on hard road surfaces before an ice or snow storm. Applying Liquidow™ calcium chloride to the road before a storm helps prevent ice and snow from bonding
Deicing or pre-wetting involves blending calcium chloride with with granular materials such as cinder chips, rock salt or sand. Pre-wetting with calcium chloride reduces bounce and scatter of granular materials while improving traction in treated areas.
OxyChem Liquidow™ calcium chloride meets or exceeds ASTMD98 and AASHTO M144 standard specifications for calcium chloride purity. Occidental Chemical Corporation, a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corporation, is a leading producer of calcium chloride products nder the names of Liquidow™ calcium chloride, DowFlake™ Xtra, and Peladow© calcium chloride pellets.
Did you know that we also sell liquid calcium chloride dispensing systems?
See our "Product" page for more details.