Choosing Ice Melt

Ice Melt Key

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CharacteristicCope Performance BlendCalcium PelletsMAG PelletsHalite Rock Salt

Ingredients

Performance blend with liquid coatingCalcium ChlorideMagnesium ChlorideSodium Chloride

Ideal Use

Melting needed quickly and over timeMelting in less than an hourMelting near vegetation or petsLarge areas away from vegetation with time to melt

Spread Rate

4oz/sq yd3oz/sq yd3oz/sq yd5oz/sq yd

Melting Temperature

Down to -25°Down to -25°Down to -13°Down to +15°

Melting Speed

FastFastestFastSlowest

Melting Duration

LongestShortestShortLong

Spread Flow

ExcellentExcellentExcellentAverage

Cleanliness

CleanMost CleanMost CleanLeast Clean

Pet/Plant Safety

GoodBetterBestPoor

Corrosiveness

MediumHighLowestHigh

Cost

MediumHighHighLowest