From dusty trucking and railroad intermodal facilities and ocean port laydown yards to unpaved runways and helipads, Soilworks is known for its dependable ability to solve difficult soil stabilization and dust control challenges.
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The safety of aviation crews and the efficiency of landings and takeoffs are directly related to the in-situ strength of the landing pad or helipad. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Study (ERDC/GSL TR-10-38) found that a helipad treated with Soilworks products was 10.5 times more effective in providing dust abatement and in-situ strength than untreated soil.
Transportation Solutions in Action
Our proven dust control and soil stabilization products show time and again how effective dust control management can be when it comes to transportation needs. Our products can create a crust, effectively sealing dust in and keeping dust down. This leads to safer driving conditions, resulting in a less-fatigued crew. Learn More
The lack of dust control can lead to serious safety problems for airfields, runways, aprons, helipads, over-runs, taxiways and storage pads. The potential for damage and safety concerns arising from foreign object debris (FOD) and brownouts can have serious consequences for aviation fields, equipment and personnel. Soilworks products can address these situations, as well as help to bring airports and airfields into FAA compliance by providing and ensuring adequate airfield surface conditions
Rail line dust can lead to significant challenges for railway companies. Effective dust control leads to conditions at rail yard loading areas, where rail line ballast can create the most dust. Ballast dust is stopped in its tracks by Soilworks' dust control solutions, leading to a safer, more productive work environment.
Just as the effective use of laydown yards require planning and organization, so does the effective control of dust in laydown yards. Like many other work environments, neglecting to reduce dust can lead to hazardous and dangerous conditions. Soilworks’ dust control solutions can help eliminate the most dangerous conditions.
Like any other shipping yard, intermodal facilities rely on productivity and efficiency. Staying productive (and safe) is much harder when dust control of an intermodal yard has been neglected. Soilworks’ team of dust control experts can meet the challenge of controlling dust at intermodal yards head on. Our job is to make your job run smoothly.
Scottsdale airport treats their runway infields and shoulders with Soiltac to prevent dangerous foreign object debris (FOD) hazards.
The Alaska Dept. of Transportation extensively utilizes Durasoil on gravel runways to preserve valuable surface fines even in winter.
BNSF railroad treats their inter-modal yards, right-of-ways and hump yards with Soiltac soil stabilizer to prevent dust and erosion.
Port of Houston stabilizes their inter-modal rail operations with Soiltac copolymer emulsion soil stabilizer and dust control agent.
YPG Laguna Airfield's sandy runway shoulders are stabilized with Soiltac soil stabilizer to control dust and prevent FOD hazards.
MCAS Yuma's runway shoulders, infields and overruns are stabilized with Soiltac soil stabilizer to prevent hazardous FOD conditions.
Aviators depend on Soiltac to provide their runways, taxiways and loading aprons with dust free and FOD free operating conditions.
Even in the harsh environmental conditions of Kodiak Island, Alaska, Soiltac stabilizes challenging unpaved Hovercraft landing zones.
Swift Transportation depends on Durasoil to provide durable year-round dust suppression on their expansive trucking lot network.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has extensively stabilized unpaved infields and overruns with Soiltac to prevent dust and FOD hazards.
Related Reference Documents
Durasoil Safety Data Sheet - English
Durasoil Safety Data Sheet (Spanish)
Gorilla-Snot Safety Data Sheet
Soiltac Safety Data Sheet
Port Freeport Spec
Managing Dust on Unpaved Roads and Airports
AK DOT & Public Facilities; Alaska University Transportation Center
Dust Palliative Specifiction Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities