Cypher Chosen to be Featured by the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service in 2016

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The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service - Feature

Canadian exporters across the country are fortunate to have the support of an entity called the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS), operating as an arm of Global Affairs Canada (GAC). With over 160 offices worldwide, and in Canada, the TCS offers expert advice and problem-solving skills to Canadian companies of all sizes, looking to export into a new market, or for support in ones that they currently sell to. Due to Cypher Environmental’s long standing track record of selling its environmentally friendly road stabilization and dust control products worldwide, it has vast experience working with members of the TCS in all corners of the world. Cypher was delighted to be contacted by the TCS recently to be featured in an article in their CanadExport magazine, and hosted a video crew from Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, at their headquarters in Winnipeg to do a brief supplementary video. Due to the combined … Read More

Recognizing the Corrosion Threat Part II

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In the first part of this two part blog entry, we highlighted how road salts cause corrosion to architecture and buildings. However, the level of corrosion caused by road salts is not only determined by the ingredients and distribution of particles, but also by the materials used in the construction of the architecture and buildings. Aluminium is considered a highly corrosive resistant material; mainly because of the protective oxide film used in its construction. Road salts, which contain chlorides, can easily penetrate this protective film and cause corrosion. The only way to prevent corrosion, apart from ensuring that only a product such as Dust Stop Liquid Concentrate is used for dust control and de-icing, is to regularly clean the surface and remove salt deposits. Aluminium corrosion is identified by a white or greyish dust forming on the surface of the metal. Although not the most significant contributor to the corrosion … Read More

Cypher Dust Stop Products as Compared to Road Salts

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Road Salts - Cypher Environmental

While there are a variety of competitive products on the market, especially here in North America, most do no possess the same environmental qualities that our Cypher Dust Stop products can attest to.  Other alternatives in the product category are road salts, more specifically and primarily Magnesium Chloride, followed closely by Calcium Chloride, both of which are highly corrosive products. The main attraction to these products is their low cost, which is admittedly lower than the options Cypher provides. However as time goes on and environmental issues become more and more in public view, customers are more willing to pay a slight premium for an environmentally / non-corrosive product. Advantages of Dust Stop Over Road Salt Products Studies have shown that de-icing salt damage is not limited to areas immediately adjoining roadways but also to architectural metals and other construction materials.  Seasonal de-icing salt accumulations have been documented to affect areas up to … Read More