|The rubber removal process used by the Stripe Hog Waterblasting System is the most efficient application in the industry using one machine and one operator. The water blasting method is also environmentally friendly and safe for runway surfaces.
The chemical removal method requires multiple machines and operators, more fuel, longer runway downtime, higher water usage, longer time for vehicle clean-up and maintenance – all caused by the caustic nature of the chemicals.
The most common ingredients used when performing runway rubber removal with chemicals are 2-Butoxy Ethanol and Sodium Hydroxide.
Listed below are the known side effects and concerns of these chemicals when used for runway cleaning:
Sodium Hydroxide (Caustic Soda)
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