Xypex Makes an Environmental Impact at Pearson Airport
Xypex products were chosen for the repair and restoration of the glycol (de-icing) containment tanks at the Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Canada. Project included the repair of cracks, pressure washing all surfaces for removal of existing coatings and the application of Xypex Concentrate and Modified to 40,000 sq. ft. of tank walls and floors.
The toxicity of deicing fluids is an environmental concern. To minimize their environmental impact, measures such as collecting used fluids are important for airport authorities.New airports with 10,000 annual departures located in certain cold climate zones are required to collect 60 percent of aircraft deicing fluid after deicing.
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