PRODUCT SURVEY: ADCs

Airspace Saver Daily Cover

Airspace Saver Daily Cover, Prairieville, La., offers an alternative daily cover system that lasts between 12 and 24 months, and is made from Fabrene high-density polyethylene (HDPE) material, according to the company. The material is heat-welded to a desired width and length. High tensile-strength web straps are sewn over each heat weld and around the perimeter of the tarp. Steel D-rings are sewn onto each strap every 12 feet and on corners. The company also manufactures covers compatible with Canton, Ohio-based Tarpomatic Inc.'s automatic tarp rolling machine.
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Aqua-Shed Technologies

Aqua-Shed Technologies Inc., South Houston, Texas, offers the Aquashed fiber alternative daily cover, which is made with a tackifier and bird repellent. The Aquashed combines a polymer with recycled post-consumer fibers to produce a weather-proof, non-corrosive material, which also can be used to control odors and blowing litter, the company says. The fiber is mixed with water in a hydroseeding machine tank.
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Central Fiber

The Topcoat alternative daily landfill cover manufactured by Central Fiber Corp., Wellsville, Kan., is nontoxic and biodegradable, and takes approximately 20 minutes to cover an average landfill working face, the company says. Topcoat meets the Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) regulations, the company says.
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Covertech Fabricating

The C-440 daily landfill cover from Covertech Fabricating Inc., Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada, is made from HDPE tapes and coated on both sides with low-density polyethylene (LDPE). The cover lasts between 10 and 18 months, does not absorb water and is not breathable, the company says. Reinforced nylon web straps support material on both sides every 12 feet in both directions, with straps extending over the hem with a D-ring to install over compacted refuse.
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Engineered Textile Products

Engineered Textile Products Inc., Mobile, Ala., offers alternative daily covers featuring panel seams, heavy duty steel D-rings and webbing sewn onto the customer's choice of fabric, according to the company. Although covers are customized, the most frequent sizes purchased are 50 feet by 100 feet, 25 feet by 100 feet and 50 feet by 50 feet, the company says.
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Enviro Group

Greenwood, Ind.-based Enviro Group Inc. manufactures Formula 480 liquid clay, a concentrate approved for alternative daily covers; intermediate, long-term and erosion control covers; and blowing litter, odor control and grass-seeding applications. The product meets federal requirements.
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Finn

Finn Corp., Fairfield, Ohio, manufactures the HydroSeeder line of landfill covers. Mechanical paddle agitation and liquid recirculation help to mix the product, and tank sizes range from 300 gallons to 330 gallons to apply materials up to 230 feet long through a centrifugal slurry pump, the company says. Options include a hose reel and cab-operated pressurized flushers. HydroSeeders also can be used to control dust and stabilize soil, and for revegetation, Finn says.
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Landfill Service

Apalachin, N.Y.-based Landfill Service Corp. offers the Posi-Shell cover, made with nonflammable and nontoxic 100 percent recycled materials. The Posi-Shell is a combination of cementitious mineral binder, liquid (water or leachate) and Posi-Pak fibers.
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New Waste Concepts

The ProGuard SB alternative daily cover from New Waste Concepts Inc., Erie, Mich., is a single-bag product designed to provide overnight cover and protection for seven to 10 days, the company says. Each 40-pound bag is designed to cover approximately 1,500 square feet, the company says. ProGuard SB also can be used in erosion control and hydromulch applications. The company also offers ConCover spray-applied slurry for intermediate and long-term cover applications, and the LitterFence, featuring an angled design that transmits waste to the landfill's base for pickup.
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PacTec

Clinton, La.-based PacTec Inc. manufactures the LandPac alternative daily landfill cover. Features include customization, double-stitched seams and heavy-duty full-perimeter webbing. The LandPac can be made from several materials, including fire-retardant material, the company says.
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Rusmar

Rusmar Inc., West Chester, Pa., offers the AC-667SE soil equivalent foam, a liquid concentrate available in 55-gallon drums or by bulk load. The foam forms a non-hardening blanket over landfills when combined with the company's pneumatic foam. The AC-667SE will last up to 72 hours, will consume no airspace, and forms a barrier to eliminate odors and prevent vectors, according to the company.
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Southwestern Sales

Southwestern Sales Co., Rogers, Ark., offers alternative daily covers and a line of tarpaulins. Standard covers are made from woven, coated polypropylene in 6.5-ounce or 8.5-ounce weights, and are made with heavy duty straps and D-rings. Covers can be customized to be as large as 100 feet by 150 feet, or with pockets for chains or cables, according to the company.
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Tarpomatic

Tarpomatic Inc., Canton, Ohio, manufactures a self-contained, reusable landfill daily cover system that deploys and retrieves large geotextiles over landfill work faces. The system is designed for landfills from at least 50 tons to 10,000 tons or more, and weighted tarps can be used in high winds, the company says.
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Thor/Odin International

The Thor Division of Odin International, Austin, Texas, offers the DuraShield 12,000, 11,000, 10,000, 10,500 and 8,000 alternative daily cover models; and the ThoroWeave 1,400, 600 and 400 cover models. The company also manufactures truck tarps, working face/debris netting, interim covers, and sandbags for erosion control and landfill applications. The DuraShield models have two-layer webbing around the perimeter and in the seam direction, and 1-foot straps with D-rings and corner reinforcements, according to the company.
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