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deicing

[dē′īs·iŋ]
(engineering)
The removal of ice deposited on any object, especially as applied to aircraft icing, by heating, chemical treatment, and mechanical rupture of the ice deposit.

deicing

Removing ice from aircraft by mechanical, thermal, electrical, or chemical means.
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The company said that its highway deicing business sold 4.
The CASTion system is expected to help Contego eliminate glycol disposal costs, recover and recycle the value of the glycol in the wastewater fluids collected and lower the overall carbon footprint of its deicing operations.
Deicing chemicals are intended to be used sparingly.
We believe that one deicing product doesn't fit all needs.
Eleven representative cities in the company's primary North American highway deicing service area reported a total of 36 snow events during the period compared with 16 events in the same cities in the fourth quarter of 2011.
Producer of minerals, Compass Minerals (NYSE:CMP) on Wednesday published its highway deicing sales volume and regional weather data for the first-quarter 2011 on its website at http://www.
The Wisconsin DOT, searching for a way to decrease its rising salt usage, ran a zero velocity deicing system during the winter of 1994-1995.
The company reported that there were 16 snow events in 11 representative cities in its primary North American highway deicing service area during the period compared with 50 events in the same cities in the 2010 period and a ten-year average of 46.
The city has been looking at alternative deicing materials because of the damage it experienced on some of its bridges.
Aircraft deicers perform both functions and are equipped with one, two or three tanks which carry either pre-mixed deicing fluid or pure glycol and water which can be mixed by the operator depending on the prevailing weather conditions.
ACRP Report 14: Deicing Planning Guidelines and Practices for Stormwater Management Systems has become a standard reference for the management of airport deicing runoff, addressing a wide array of practices for the practical, cost-effective control of runoff from aircraft and airfield deicing and anti-icing operations.
EFM says it can perform up to 68 deicing operations per hour on aircraft types that range in size from a Learjet to an Airbus A380.