Two dreaded winter weather conditions are freezing rain and sleet. Countless commutes, road trips and walks across parking lots have been complicated by these headaches. In addition to being inconvenient, both can create hazards on roadways and walkways. Although they are both nuisances, there are differences between the two. Continue reading
Do you understand the alerts issued by the National Weather Service? What’s more serious – a warning, watch or advisory? Continue reading
Why Does Salt Melt Ice
Salt is the primary ingredient in most ice melt products because it lowers the freezing point of water. This is referred to as “freezing point depression.” In its pure state, water freezes at 32°F. Even though it may not be visible, molecular water is always present on the surface of ice. When salt comes in contact with water, it starts to dissolve creating a solution referred to as brine which subsequently lowers the freezing point and melts the ice around it. Continue reading
What is It
Anti-icing is the application of liquid brine (salt water solution) to surfaces before a winter storm hits. This proactive approach focuses on combating ice before it has the chance to stick. Properly applied, liquid brine prevents ice from bonding to surfaces and lowers the temperature at which water freezes. Continue reading
The Cope Company Salt, Lancaster, donated $3000 to Tel Hai Retirement Community. The donation is part of Cope Salt’s AUTOGive program which makes quarterly donations to non-profit organizations. Continue reading
The Cope Company Salt is Looking for an Experienced Driver.
The Cope Co. Salt is among 17 finalists for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s “Small Business of the Year” award.
Lancaster-based Cope manufactures the patented AUTOBrine® System, which manages water-conditioning salt brine levels.
Cope Salt Finalist for DREAM BIG AWARD
Lancaster, PA – Cope Salt, Lancaster, was honored by the US Chamber of Commerce by being selected as a finalist for the Small Business of the Year Award. Continue reading