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October 12, 2017

Tundra Tape buries carbon fibers in concrete to quickly melt snow and ice

  • The Alaska DOT is looking at using the tape for crosswalks, ramps and bridges.
  • By NAOMI KLOUDA
    Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Photo from Arctic Heat Technologies [enlarge]
    Tundra Tape was installed in strips under the sidewalk in this prototype test. The heated section kept the walkway free of snow and ice.

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An incontrovertible fact of Alaska life means black ice can spin cars out of control and winter snow dumps take up precious asphalt space meant for cars.


     
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