TM 5-830-3/AFM 88-17, Chap. 3
palliatives purchased until they can be applied. Some of
sticks and stumps. If possible the area to be treated
the liquid dust palliatives must be protected from freezing
should be rolled with a rubber tired roller prior to
temperatures. The manufacture should be consulted
prewetting to compact the soil and help prolong the dust
prior to purchase for storage information/ requirements.
Powders such as lime and cement should be stored in a
dry place with low humidity.
e. Shipping costs. Shipping or transportation costs
Some of the economic factors outlined in paragraph 5-2
will be incurred directly or indirectly with all dust
will be difficult to determine with certainty, especially
where placement crews have no prior experience with
dust palliative placement or, the expected traffic use is
Area preparation. Most sites will require some
not known. However, by considering these factors the
preparation. As a minimum expect to remove all large
final selection of a dust palliative should be easier.
rocks 6 in. minimum measure and larger and all large