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Institute of Snow Research

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Keweenaw Snow Paver Anti-Icing and Deicing Research Elastomeric Coatings T.R.A.C.S. Vehicle Mobility Testing

Controlled Performance Testing of Deicing and Anti-Icing Chemicals

Select Publications

"Laboratory Modeling of Anti-Icing Attributes of Runway Deicing Fluids", R.G. Alger and J. Wegleitner, EarthTech for O'Hare Airport, in progress.

"Field Performance of Polymer Concrete Bridge Deck Overlays in Michigan", R.G. Alger and S. Gruenberg, Michigan Department of Transportation, in progress.

"Determination of "Current Practice" for Anti-Icing in Support of the FHWA Maintenance Decision Support System", US Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, in progress.

"Laboratory Performance Analysis of LAV 50 in Comparison to Clearway 1 Runway Deicing Fluids", R.G. Alger, J. Wegleitner, and H. Miller, Norsk Hydro - Norway, July 2001.

"Laboratory Performance Analysis of Cryotech FM1-067 and FM1-068 Solid Deicers", R.G. Alger, J. Wegleitner, and H. Miller, Cryotech Deicing Technology, June 2001.

"Infield Performance Analysis of K2CO3 in Comparison to CaCl2 and NaCl as Solid Deicing Chemicals", R.G. Alger and S. Gruenberg, Church & Dwight Co., Inc., April 2001.

"Laboratory Performance Analysis of K2CO3 in Comparison to CaCl2 and NaCl as Solid Deicing Chemicals", R.G. Alger, U. Leeman, and J. Wegleitner, Church & Dwight Co., Inc., April 2001.

"Chemical Removal of Packed Snow and Ice from Pavements - Laboratory Study", R.G. Alger and J. Wegleitner, EarthTech, November 2000.

"Laboratory Performance Analysis of Runway Deicing Fluids - RDK-1000", R.G. Alger and J. Wegleitner, Applied CarboChemicals, Inc., October 2000.

"Aggregate Absorption as Related to Anti-Icing for Elastomeric Bridge Deck Overlays", R.G. Alger and J. Wegleitner, Michigan Department of Transportation, September, 2000.

"Laboratory Performance Analysis of Runway Deicing Fluids - Quantam A & B", R.G. Alger and J. Wegleitner, Trimark Technologies, LLC, July 2000.

"Total Immersion Testing of Runway Deicing Fluids - Potassium Acetate", R.G. Alger and J. Wegleitner, Old World Technologies, July 2000.

"Performance Analysis of Cryotech FMO-026, FMO-027, and FMO-028", R.G. Alger and J. Wegleitner, Cryotech Deicing Technology, May 2000.

"Evaluation of De-Bonding of Multiple Layer Polymer Concrete Bridge Deck Overlays", R.G. Alger and J.C. Vizanko, Michigan Department of Transportation, November 1999.

"James Bond 007 Tester - Determination of Polymer Coating Bond Strength", R.G. Alger, Michigan Department of Transportation, November 1999.

"Analysis of Ice Melting Properties of 4 Variations of Cryotech E36", R.G. Alger, Cryotech Deicing Technology, April 1999.

"Vehicle Mobility Assessment and Recommendations and Analysis of Freezing Point Depressants for Water Retention/Soil Strengthening for Controlling Dust Emissions at the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Mine", R.G. Alger and MD Osborne, Cliffs Mining Services Company, December 1998.

"Laboratory Performance Evaluation of Runway Deicing Fluids", R.G. Alger, D. Cannon, and J. Vizanko, RUST Environment and Infrastructure for O'Hare Airport, November 1998.

"Research of Elastomeric Concretes for Surface Patching of Pavements", R.G. Alger, H. Miller, and EC Pakkala, Michigan Department of Transportation, June 1998.

"Laboratory Comparison of Six Deicing Chemicals", R.G. Alger and H. Miller, Cryotech Deicing Technology, December 1997.

"Comparison of Three Liquid Chemicals for Anti-Icing of Pavements", R.G. Alger, US Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory under Contract No. DACA89-96-M-0148, May 1996.

"Laboratory Evaluation of CG-90 SURFACE SAVER LIQUID for Anti-Icing and Deicing of Pavements", R.G. Alger, Cargill Inc., February 1995.

"Evaluation of CG-90 SURFACE SAVER LIQUID for Anti-Icing and Deicing of Pavements", R.G. Alger, Cargill Inc., June 1994.

"Development of Anti-Icing Technology - Chemical Treatment - Controlled Access Highway", R.G. Alger, EE Adams and JP Beckwith, Strategic Highway Research Program - National Research Council, July 1993.

"Thermal Mechanisms and Behavior of "Chunkrete" as an Anti-Icing Pavement", R.G. Alger, EE Adams and M.J. Lucier, USDA Forest Service, October 1992.

"Interaction of Freezing Point Depressants and Pavement Aggregates as applied to Snow Adhesion", R.G. Alger, EE Adams and FD Williams, Chevron Chemical Company, January 1992.

"Laboratory Study of the Influence of Deicing Chemicals for Snow Adhesion to Pavement Aggregates", R.G. Alger, E. E. Adams, J. P. Chekan, F. D. Williams and R. Valverde, Chevron Chemical Company, November 1990.

"Evaluation of Deicing Chemicals for Pavements Under Natural Environmental Conditions", R.G. Alger, EE Adams and JP Beckwith, Chevron Chemical Company, May 1990. "Laboratory Evaluation of Chevron Ice-B-Gon Deicer and Other Chemicals for Deicing Pavements", R.G. Alger, JP Chekan and EE Adams, Chevron Chemical Company, October 1989.

"Evaluation of Chevron Ice-B-Gon Deicer and Other Materials for Deicing of Pavements", R.G. Alger, and EE Adams, Chevron Chemical Company, July 1989.

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