A Sustainable & Superior Solution for Dust Control

Cypher’s DUST/BLOKR® is a groundbreaking alternative to traditional road salts, offering a superior dust control solution that is non-corrosive and non-toxic, without compromising the environment. Whereas the harmful impact of chloride-based road salts (such as magnesium chloride and calcium chloride) is well known, DUST/BLOKR®’s unique formula leaves zero environmental impact behind.

DUST/BLOKR® is not only environmentally safe but also economically competitive. DUST/BLOKR® is delivered in a highly concentrated form which both reduces the cost of shipping and emissions emitted during transport. Its semi-soluble nature minimizes the need for frequent re-application, maintaining optimal dust control performance even in challenging conditions such as heavy rainfall or dry spells on any soil type, including gravel roads.

DUST/BLOKR® holds U.S. EPA Safer Choice distinction, having met the stringent standards, underscoring our commitment to safety and sustainability.

Why choose DUST/BLOKR®?

Non-toxic, non-corrosive, organic & bio-degradable
Longer lasting results as compared to typical chlorides
Uses standard road building techniques & equipment
Reduces the need for frequent road maintenance
Maintains optimal performance even through rainfall and dry spells
Does not get slippery when wet; rejuvenates with moisture
Applicable to a wide range of road and material types
Boeing BSS7432 Conformity (D6-17487 Revision T)
U.S. EPA Safer Choice Certified

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DUST/BLOKR® Applications & Uses

DUST/BLOKR® can deliver dramatically better dust suppression results for:

Frequently Asked Questions

Why use DUST/BLOKR® for dust suppression?

Cypher’s DUST/BLOKR® products are meticulously engineered to offer unparalleled effectiveness as non-corrosive, environmentally friendly alternatives to conventional dust suppressants. DUST/BLOKR® is an innovative solution that provides superior dust control on unpaved roads of any material type, ensuring a smoother and safer road surface.

Minimal Obstacle to Implementation

DUST/BLOKR® is applied using standard techniques; no specialized equipment is required. Once sprayed onto the road surface and allowed to cure, dust control results can be seen immediately.

Improves the Roads’ Engineering Properties

Our weather-proof formula guarantees long-lasting performance, reducing the frequency of applications and cutting down on road maintenance costs significantly. 

Economically Competitive While Being Environmentally Friendly

DUST/BLOKR® is distributed as a highly concentrated liquid which reduces the cost of shipping and emissions generated during transport.

What are the benefits of DUST/BLOKR®?

There are numerous benefits associated with the DUST/BLOKR® product line, including:

•  Non-toxic, biodegradable and environmentally-friendly (safe for environmentally-sensitive areas)
•  Non-corrosive – will not damage vehicles or equipment
•  Stabilizes road surfaces – reduces maintenance and operating costs
•  Weatherproof & highly effective in both wet and dry conditions
•  Increased water resistance and does not get slippery when wet
•  Can be applied to unpaved roads comprised of any materials
•  Applied using standard methods and equipment
•  Distributed in concentrated liquid or solid forms allowing for easier and more efficient transport
•  Conforms to Boeing BSS7432 specifications (D6-17487 Revision T)
•  Certified and meets the U.S. EPA Safer Choice Standards

What kinds of roads is DUST/BLOKR® applicable for?

DUST/BLOKR® is a line of superior dust control products suitable for any unpaved roads or surfaces requiring dust suppression and erosion control.

DUST/BLOKR® is effective on municipal roads, secondary roads, county roads, mine haul roads, access roads, runways, helipads, parking lots, driveways and a wide range of other applications that require dust suppression or temporary stabilization such as tailings piles, stockpiles, erosion control and open haulage situations.

How do you apply DUST/BLOKR®?

DUST/BLOKR® products are applied using standard road construction equipment and can be applied topically or mixed into the top 2-3” (50-75 mm) layer of the road surface. The products are diluted in water and applied to the road using a water truck with a spray bar. Mix-in applications can be completed during regularly scheduled road maintenance using a grader and compactor. Product is applied once the top layer is loosened to repair wash-boarding and potholes. DUST/BLOKR® will not harm the equipment used for the application. The products are non-corrosive and can be easily rinsed off. The wash water can even be used for additional dust control on road shoulders or maintenance yard parking lots.

Is DUST/BLOKR® effective on all material types?

Yes, DUST/BLOKR® products offer superior dust control on almost any material type. Application rates will vary depending on material type and traffic conditions.

How long will DUST/BLOKR® last?

DUST/BLOKR® products are seasonal dust control solutions designed to reduce the frequency of treatments compared to traditional dust suppressants. Some variables that may affect the longevity of an application would be the application rate used, type of material, type and amount of traffic and climatic conditions.

Will DUST/BLOKR® have any adverse effects on the vehicles used to apply it?

No, DUST/BLOKR® will not have any adverse effects on either the vehicles used to apply the product or the vehicles using the road. DUST/BLOKR® is Boeing Certified meaning the products are non-corrosive. Additionally, DUST/BLOKR eliminates harmful dust from becoming airborne and having an abrasive effect on the moving parts of vehicles and equipment using the road.

Why use a dust control product?

Dust control is used to minimize the risks involved with the generation and movement of dust particles emanating from any trafficked unpaved surfaces. Dust also represents the fines that are the essential binders that maintain the strength and stability of an unpaved surface and help to lock down the aggregate road. It is estimated that for every vehicle traveling one mile of unpaved roadway once a day, every day for a year, one ton of dust is deposited along a corridor extending 500 feet out on either side of the road. This dust poses a threat to human health through inhalation into the lungs, as well as a threat to the safety of the people using the road due to reduced visibility caused by thick clouds of dust. This dust also damages nearby crops and road-side vegetation. The creation of dust is also quite costly because it represents significant annual losses in fine soil material and can cause damage via abrasion to moving parts of the vehicles traveling on the road. Applying dust suppressant/dust control products, such as DUST/BLOKR®, will help to minimize these threats and provide a much safer, healthier road environment.

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