The benefits of anti-icing


The benefits of anti-icing compared to traditional methods are:




Lower accident rates


In normal Danish winters (2007/2009) and 2011/2112 brine spread with nozzles reduce traffic accidents from 3 to 1 every 100 km road, comparred with salt spread with kombi spreaders.


See an example on the difference between anti-icing and pre wetted salt.

Reduced winterbudget

The dose of salt can be decreased and the speed of the spreading vehicle can be raiset to the speed limit for trucks (70 km/hour).

All in all this reduces the expences.


Less environmental impact

Reduced use of abrasives on the road results in reduced environmental impacts.


In county of Funen, the use of saturated brine (24%) for combating icy roads in situations of frost, ice formation on wet lanes, glaze and snow has halfend the consumtion of salt on highways.


Learn more about the experiences from Funen.


AIBAN Vinter Service : 64481772 / 20801751 : :


Photo: Liz West




How does it work?

Brine as anti-icing is similar to how cooking oil prevents food from sticking to the frying pan.


It forms a bond-breaker between the pavement surface and the snow and ice layer which reduces the chance that ice will form and bond to the surface.


Road has enough friction if thin ice or snow has 3% salt or more, at all temperatures!



Applying anti-icing to the road


Brine is spread evenly across the road through nozzles mounted on the spreading vehicle, pointing backwards.


Contact AIBAN Vinter Service for more information.