Heavy Metals in Soil: Treat with Blastox


What to do With Heavy Metals in Soil?

Blastox® 215 is used for stabilizing heavy metals in soil remediation projects. Its smaller particle size provides more reactive surface which is beneficial when stabilizing metals in soil for remediation projects. Due to the low dose rate and competitive pricing, Blastox® is a resource for many engineers and project managers.

If the contaminated heavy metals in soil exceeds the Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP) limits, stakeholders should be aware that remedial applications, such as Blastox exists that can be added directly to the soil to render it non-hazardous. This significantly drives down the cost of disposal as hazardous waste transportation and hazardous waste disposal are avoided, allowing for local, non-hazardous waste disposal.

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Blastox saved $1.4 million in disposal cost

A developer near Detroit, MI wanted to redevelop a property with an ideal location for a freezer and cold storage warehouse. The issue being that the site used to be a junk yard and had high levels of lead contamination over a large portion of the site. The heavy metals in soil is associated with areas that lead-acid batteries were crushed inside cars and were left to drain and required lead fixation and soil remediation action.

Blastox® 215 Technical Data

Product Description: Blastox® 215 is a patented, fine granular, complex calcium silicate-based additive. It furthermore stabilizes heavy metals in soil including cadmium and lead. Applications include heavy metals in soil remediation treatment, brass spent molding sand stabilization as well as furnace emissions waste stabilization.

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Over 30 years, TDJ Group has assisted the metal casting industry, lead paint sandblasting, as well as soil remediation industries. More than 1,000,000 tons of wastes have been safely stabilized using TDJ chemistries. Furthermore, this helps minimize the impact of lead hazards across many industries and heavy metals in soil. Companies that perform environmental remediation services are realizing the cost savings and long term stability features that our chemistries afford. TDJ chemistries are the industry model for safe, cost-effective solutions for heavy metal waste treatment as well as hazardous waste disposal.