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What is Magic Salt?

Magic Salt™ is a highly effective ice melting product.

Magic Salt™ is safe to use on concrete, is non-corrosive, does not harm curbside grassed areas or plants, and continues to melt ice to below -35F.

Magic Salt™ starts out as ordinary rock salt, which is then treated with a liquid, agricultural by-product of the distilling process blended with magnesium chloride. This patented liquid is trademarked as Magic Minus Zero™ and dramatically transforms rock salt into a new de-icing material.

Magic Minus Zero™ is also marketed under the name of Liquid Ice B'Gone. These products are identical. All references to Magic Minus Zero™ also apply to Liquid Ice B'Gone.

Magic Minus Zero™ is a highly effective de-icing agent made from a patented blend of magnesium chloride and condensed distiller solubles. It is non-toxic, bio-degradable and has a corrosion index lower than distilled water.

The benefits and results of treating your salt stockpiles or your sand/salt stockpiles with Magic Minus Zero™ are amazing!

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Features and Benefits of
Magic Salt™

Magic Salt™ is regular rock salt that has been treated with the liquid Magic Minus Zero™ at a rate of 8 gallons per ton of rock salt.

With a simple motorized pump and tank system, Magic Minus Zero is easily applied to bulk rock salt stockpiles, to transform this corrosive, potentially destructive and inefficient material into Magic Salt.

Magic Salt™ is a highly effective ice melting product which is non-corrosive, safe for concrete and brick and environmentally friendly.

The following is a list of Magic Salt™ features and benefits:

  • Economically Superior: Because it works better and lasts longer, less Magic Salt™ is required to displace an equal amount of ice or snow than with any other ice-melter - at any price.

  • Rock salt applications are reduced by 30% to 50%

  • The need for sand in most circumstances is virtually eliminated.

  • It works faster and lasts longer at much lower temperatures than ordinary rock salt.

  • Working Temperature of -35F: Regular rock salt is ineffective below 18F. This is a net 53 degree gain in working temperature, similar to calcium chloride, without the adverse effects.

  • Because of its residual effect, snow and ice will not bond to the pavement. Black ice is virtually eliminated.

  • Non-Corrosive: Unlike plain rock salt or calcium chloride, independent tests show Magic Salt™ to be completely non-corrosive.

  • It will not damage steel doors, thresholds, equipment, carpets, flooring or concrete. In fact, it neutralizes rust!

  • It will not cause concrete to split or any paved surface to degrade in any way.
  • Unlike calcium chloride and ordinary rock salt, it leaves no visible residue.
  • Unlike calcium chloride and ordinary rock salt, it has no corrosive characteristics at all.
  • Unlike calcium chloride and ordinary rock salt, it is safe for people to handle.
  • Environmentally Friendly: It releases far less chlorides into the environment than either plain rock salt or calcium chloride.

  • It is safe around vegetation, people and equipment.

  • It is water soluble and biodegradable.
  • It has no adverse effects on grassed areas, plants or shrubs.

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Features and Benefits
for Snow Removal Contractors

General: Use of
Magic Salt™ exclusively (i.e. sand is ordinarily not required or necessary) results in substantial reduction of the volume of material required for de-icing applications.

  • Twice as much ordinary rock salt is required to produce the same effects.
  • Three times (or more) as much sand/salt (60/40) mix is required to equal Magic Salt™.

These major reductions in material volume obviously more than compensate for the premium price Magic Salt™ commands.

  • Bulk Magic Salt™ prices are typically 30% to 40% more than ordinary rock salt, although only half as much is required.
  • Bulk Magic Salt™ usually costs about twice as much as a decent sand/salt mix, but only one third as much is needed to produce the same effect.

Specific Examples: In addition to these material volume cost advantages, Magic Salt™offers distinct benefits to every snow removal contractor, large or small and irregardless of whether services are billed hourly, per visit, or flat rate/seasonal.

  • Contractors who bill hourly or per visit will especially benefit by shutting spreader gates to one third normal. Since less material is used, fewer refill trips are required. Fewer refill trips save time and fuel.
  • Magic Salt™ turns brown, which means the customer can see material being applied.
  • Flat rate contractors will make fewer visits.
  • To apply Magic Salt™ during snow flurries or light snow events (two inches), set spreader gates to half the opening you usually use. Snow will "burn off" with no plowing. Customers donšt care how you do it or how long it takes, they just want to see clear pavement.
  • By eliminating the use of sand, every contractor will realize great savings from reduced spring clean-up costs. In the meantime customers will appreciate the absence of sand tracked into buildings and cars.
  • Contractor equipment will last much longer and with less maintenance expense without the extreme corrosiveness of rock salt and frictional damage from sand on chains, bearings, etc.
  • Magic Salt™ will not harm grassed areas or horticulture when applied correctly. Therefore, incidental damage to customeršs property is dramatically reduced.

Summary: Bulk Magic Salt™ is a cost effective material for every snow removal contractor.

  • Magic Salt™ is non-corrosive
  • Magic Salt™ is safe for concrete and brick
  • Magic Salt™ is environmentally friendly.

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Packaged Magic Salt™

Magic Salt™ is also available in pre-packaged 50 pound bags.

50 pound bags are much more economical and are targeted toward snow removal contractors.

Bags are convenient for use on sidewalks and steps, and other areas not accessible by truck. Bags are relatively easy to transport, inventory and distribute. Because of these features, some contractors rely heavily on bagged products, especially in urban areas.

They are shipped in pallet quantities of

  • (48) 50 pound bags


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Material Safety Data Sheet
Magic Salt™

To download a Magic Salt™ Material Safety Data Sheet, click here.

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Thank you for your interest in our products.

We wish you a safe and profitable winter season.

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