Tag: tackifier

A ‘Tackifier’ is a bonding or adhesive agent that is used for hydraulic seeding and hay or straw mulch tacking.

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JRM CHEMICAL
JRM Chemical’s linear anionic polymers (PAM) are available in powders, emulsions, and tablets to reduce soil erosion and treat turbid water. They are also used as a tackifier with mulch and straw. Low application rates of 4 ppm or less will reduce turbidity in discharge water and reduce suspended particles

Stopping Erosion Flat Out

Stopping Erosion Flat Out

Twenty years ago my brother and I started out as small excavating and general contractors,” says Chauncey Webster, president of East Coast Green Inc., in St. Thomas, PA. “Gradually we leaned more and more toward erosion control work.”

Stabilizing Hillsides and Creek Bottoms

Stabilizing Hillsides and Creek Bottoms

The rolling landscape of Scott County, MN, is rural but not particularly remote. “That area is farm country, and the Minnesota River goes through the entire area. On the top of the bluffs it’s farmland, but at the river, the elevation drops about 200 feet in 800 feet,” says Paul

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SILT SOCK
Silt Sock manufactures a variety of products for controlling erosion and sediment. This line includes tube-based products known as silt socks, filter socks, or sediment socks. This product features fabric filled with compost, wood chips, or other organic filtering material to help keep soil in place by reducing stormwater

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EXPRESS BLOWER
Express Blower equipment increases the ease and effectiveness of installing erosion control blankets and sediment control berms. Express Blower equipment’s long-range capabilities make large and remote sites accessible and manageable. The blown-on application ensures that the blanket or berm contours exactly to the soil surface for 100% contact. Using

Stabilizing Hillsides and Creek Bottoms

Stabilizing Hillsides and Creek Bottoms

The rolling landscape of Scott County, MN, is rural but not particularly remote. “That area is farm country, and the Minnesota River goes through the entire area. On the top of the bluffs it’s farmland, but at the river, the elevation drops about 200 feet in 800 feet,” says Paul

Hydroseeding Means Variety

Hydroseeding Means Variety

Hydroseeding work, like all outdoor jobs, can have some unpleasant aspects. The weather can be perfect and then turn miserably cold or blisteringly hot. Working in the back country, far off road, increases the chances of encountering mountain lions, rattlesnakes, or other creatures best avoided. And if it’s hot and

How to Make a Mudslide

How to Make a Mudslide

This month southern California has been in the news for—what else?—mudslides that closed freeways, buried cars, and rerouted traffic throughout the state, but amazingly did not result in any human deaths. With El Niño conditions predicted for the coming months, the state will likely see more frequent and heavier rains—and

The Deep Roots of Post-Wildfire Restoration

The Deep Roots of Post-Wildfire Restoration

In the wild expanses of North America, specialists recognize that fire plays an important role in the forest ecosystem. Sometimes a forest cannot live without it, and often fire can’t be avoided. In fact, certain fire-adapted species of plants require the heat of a wildfire to spur germination. In some cases,

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