DUSTCHEK - FAQ'S
WHAT PRODUCT DO YOU RECOMMEND TO CONTROL FUGITIVE DUST ON COPPER MINE HAUL ROAD CONSTRUCTED OF VARIOUS HEAVILY COMPACTED SOIL TYPES?
DustChek will deliver the dust control you require in all soil types - there is no need for pre-conditioning of variable materials.
HOW DO YOU RECOMMEND APPLYING YOUR PRODUCT ON A MINE HAUL ROADS? IS IT ONE SHOT APPLICATION OR SERIES OF APPLICATIONS?
There is only one way to achieve the results required by mine operators. There are many products on the market with various claims, none of which can produce the lasting results of the DustChek product. The product has to be applied during a maintenance grade of the haul road, this then produces a stabilised road surface which is the essence of solving the dust problem and realising all the other benefits.
HOW LONG WILL THIS TYPE OF APPLICATION CONTROL DUST? WHEN DO YOU NEED TO REAPPLY PRODUCT?
The stabilised area will last for as long as it is maintained correctly. There is a minimum amount applied every couple of days and this will keep the area stable and dust free.
Ongoing maintenance is negligible.
HOW MUCH PRODUCT CONCENTRATE IS REQUIRED PER SQUARE METRE?
2KG of DustChek treats up to 10,000 litres of water, however, it is highly recommended that you speak with your local distributor.
WHAT IS THE COST OF THE PRODUCT CONCENTRATE PER GALLON WHEN SOLD IN TOTES OR RAIL CAR QUANTITIES?
There are two costs which have relevance:
Average retail cost of initial application = AUD $0.40 - AUD$0.50 per square metre for the area to be stabilised.
Continued maintenance of stabilised area ongoing cost = AUD$0.002 - AUD $0.005 per square metre per day.
Transport cost is negligible as DustChek is delivered as a highly concentrated powder and only a small quantity of product is required.
DOES YOUR PRODUCT CRACK OR GET BRITTLE IN SUNLIGHT?
No, the product will withstand all weather conditions. In Australia it is used in the desert and also in the Alpine winter snow covered areas.
Application of the DustChek to the water cart is via a standard venturi fitted to the water supply line, no machinery, tanks or pumps are required.
We will supply supervision of the application process and instruction on maintenance as well as information sessions regarding all aspects of the product. Costs for this service will be standard industry rates.
IS YOUR PRODUCT CONSIDERED ENVIRONMENTALLY SAFE? DO YOU HAVE TOXICITY TESTS?
Yes, the product is totally safe - nontoxic, non corrosive and harmless to plants and animals. SDS and chemical description available on request.