Winter Road Maintenance Equipment Calibration Hands-On Demonstrationinterpro.wisc.edu/tic/RA01481 See upcoming dates
Learn how salt and other deicers melt snow and ice, and how they impact the environment. You will also learn about calibration procedures for non-ground and ground speed-controlled equipment.
Who Should Attend?
The workshop will benefit anyone who wants to save money by properly calibrating salt/sand spreaders, including:
- equipment operators
Minimizing Cost and Environmental Impact of Salt
How salt and other deicers melt snow and ice
Selecting the best application strategy and rate for storm conditions Salt/Sand Spreaders and
Spreader Controls – The Basics
Spreader and spreader controller equipment
Ground speed control of spreaders
Innovative technologies Calibration Procedures Explained
Calibration procedures for non-ground speed-controlled equipment
Calibration procedures for ground speed-controlled equipment
Calculation of results
Adjusting equipment Field Demonstration of Salt Spreaders Calibration
Demonstration of calibration of ground speed-controlled and non-ground speed-controlled equipment
Putting Salt Where You Want It
Understanding salt bounce and scatter
Field Demonstration of Spread Patterns
Sustainable Salting Solutions, LLC
Benjamin J. Jordan, PE is a program director with Interdisciplinary Professional Programs in the transportation sector. He has over 35 years of experience in civil engineering and public works. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and a Master of Public Affairs degree with a Certificate in Public Management from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois.
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