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When does salt work, and when does it not? - ClickOnDetroit

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Jan 13, 2015 ... Take a look at the chart, you can see that at a temperature of 30 degrees, one pound of salt will melt 46 pounds of ice. As the temperature drops ...

How Salt Melts Ice - AccuWeather

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The more salt you add to the ice, the more it lowers the freezing temperature. For example, the lowest temperature that salt can melt ice is 15 degrees, according ...

Dear Tom, At what temperature does salt become... - tribunedigital ...

articles.chicagotribune.com/2001-11-08/news/0111080209_1_melting-calcium-chloride-snow

Nov 8, 2001 ... Dear Tom,At what temperature does salt become ineffective in melting ice and snow on the roads?Nick Ulm, Monticello, Ind.Dear Nick,Salt has ...

Temperatures too cold for salt, making roads slick - Toronto ...

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Jan 3, 2014 ... ABOVE: Black ice is believed to be responsible for a 10-car pileup on ... “Salt loses its effectiveness when then ambient temperature is -13 to -15 C,” said Moreno. ... we still continue to use rock salt; not so much as a melting product, but ... look, motorists should be reminded to drive with caution and always .....

Using Salt and Sand for Winter Road Maintenance - US Roads

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The ice will not melt or melted snow may refreeze and waste the chemical. ... At temperatures above 20o F both salt and calcium chloride can melt ice in a ...

Why do we put salt on icy sidewalks in the winter? - Scientific ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-do-we-put-salt-on-icy/

This can easily be demonstrated: pour some water into a glass and test its ... the application of salt will not melt the ice on a sidewalk if the temperature is below ...

Why do they use salt to melt ice on the road in the winter ...

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Ice forms when the temperature of water reaches 32 degrees Fahrenheit (0 ... On a roadway, this means that if you sprinkle salt on the ice, you can melt it.

Salt and Ice - Elementary Science Program

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... access has not been designed for Internet Explorer 6.0 or lower, and will not display correctly. ... This can make driving and walking dangerous as roads and sidewalks ... Which ice cube melts faster, the one with the salt or the one without the salt? ... Salt water freezes at a lower temperature than the 32 degrees F at which ...

Dalhousie University professor says it's not too cold for road salt - CBC

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Feb 17, 2015 ... With temperatures consistently below freezing, we're asking an expert: is it really too cold to ... She said it's a misconception that salt may not work when it's colder than –9 C. ... The sand and gravel does nothing to melt the ice.

At what exact temperature does snow/ice melt? - Quora

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As a materials scientist, I can think of a handful of methods to adjust the melting point up or ... Adding salt or even sugar causes normally stable ice to begin melting, either until the added substance is sufficiently ... However, this does not mean that the snow and ice will melt rapidly, and at temperature just above 0 C it might ...