TM 5-830-3/AFM 88-17, Chap. 3
Table 4-2. Dust palliative numbers for dust control in occasional traffic area.
NOTE: Numbers refer to palliative numbers listed in table 4-4
*Hillside (ref para 2-3) applications for liquid dust palliatives should be reduced by half and
then repeated if necessary to avoid runoff/waste.
some surface blanket methods represent, a full
commitment. Should failure occur after selection and
No treatment- is suggested for areas containing large
placement, the, only, recourse is to completely; retreat-
dense vegetation and/or large debris. Loose soil in a wet
the failed area which is a lengthy, involved process.
or slurry condition and firm soil that is wet should not be
However, should failure occur on a section treated with
treated (dust problems should not exist in any of-these
a, liquid, dust palliative, retreatment of the failed area is
areas). However, if- these areas are known dust
relatively simple involving only a distributor and operator.
producers when dry, they should be dried or conditioned
A second application is encouraged as soon as it is
and then treated.
determined that the initial application rate is not
achieving the desired results.
Several dilution ratios are mentioned for some liquid dust
palliatives. The ratios are presented as volume of