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It’s show time in Vegas: ISSA / INTERCLEAN 2017

XYNYTH is exhibiting at the ISSA/INTERCLEAN trade show in Las Vegas, this September 12th to 14th. This is the largest and most important Commercial show of the year for our team. We will be at Booth# 2055, featuring our well-known product Mountain Organic Natural™ Icemelter and Arctic ECO Green® Icemelter, as well as Winter Warrior Enviro LEADer™ Icemelter and Arctic CLEAR Window & Mirror De-icer™. We would love to meet you there!
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Liquefying icemelters

A very common question we get asked is: “Which of our icemelters can be liquefied?”

All of Winter Warrior icemelters (which includesWinter Warrior Enviro LEADer™ Icemelter, Winter Warrior Runway Control® and Winter Warrior CMA™ Icemelter can be converted to a liquid quite easily.

Simply dilute 25% product into 75% water.

Our Calcium Chloride can also be liquefied for those  who want a cheaper, non-eco-friendly alternative. The details on how to liquefy our Calcium Chloride are available on our website.

HAPPY LABOUR DAY!

Our Head Office will be closed on Monday, September 4th for Labour Day.

Labour Day in Canada is celebrated on the first Monday of September and it is a federal statutory holiday. It originally gave workers the chance to campaign for better working conditions or pay. The day is now part of a long weekend for
many Canadians. It is also observed in the United States on the
same day.

Happy Labor Day from XYNYTH Manufacturing!

Happy BC Day!

Our office will be closed for BC Day on August 7th. It is a statutory holiday observed in the province of British Columbia. This day is also celebrated by other provinces as Civic/Provincial Day. It is celebrated on the first Monday in the month of August.

The first British Columbia day Act was introduced in 1974. The main aim of this statutory holiday was to pay respect to the forerunners of the land. This day is of immense importance to celebrate the local culture, history and development throughout the years. After the tributes on Monday, we will reopen on Tuesday, August 8th.

XYNYTH Celebrates CANADA 150 With You!

Our Head Office will be closed on Monday, July 3rd, as we celebrate Canada Day.

For more than 30 Years, XYNYTH Manufacturing has been producing high-quality icemelters with a major focus on the environment. Today, we are the No. 1 Leader in Eco-Friendly Icemelters. We are a Canadian Company that has committed to this cause, for we love this land.

Happy Canada Day!

Icemelt & Concrete

A question commonly asked is what are the effects of icemelt on concrete?

Icemelters which contain aluminum chloride, ammonium sulfate, calcium sulfate, magnesium chloride (MAG), ammonium nitrate, ammonium chloride, magnesium sulfate or sodium cyanide, will attack concrete and are best avoided. Additionally chemicals like calcium chloride will shorten the natural freeze/thaw cycle in concrete, greatly increasing the risk of scaling and flaking damage. Using an icemelter like GroundWorks Natural Icemelter™, keeps the melted ice in a liquid state for a much longer period of time and thereby extends the freeze/thaw cycle reducing the risk of scaling and flaking damage. Additionally GroundWorks Natural Icemelter™ contains no chemicals which would affect the concrete in any way.

For more information on the effects of icemelt on concrete please refer to the Icemelter & Concrete article in the Icemelter resource center on www.XYNYTH.com.