Wax on, melt off

NewsResearchers have made a discovery that could create roads that melt off ice and snow during winter storms. Their secret? Adding a little paraffin wax to the road’s concrete mix. Contributed Author: Drexel UniversityTopics: Chemistry

Wax on, melt off

Wed 13 Sep 17 from Phys.org

Wax on, melt off, Wed 13 Sep 17 from Eurekalert

Wax could help roads de-ice themselves

According to new research, wax added to concrete can store energy until it needs to be released. The released energy can warm the concrete and de-ice the road.

Wed 13 Sep 17 from UPI

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