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Formulation for dust abatement and prevention of erosion

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A safe, biodegradable, environmentally benign, non-toxic, water-soluble solution consisting of water, sugar, starch, sodium phosphate, and surfactant that can be applied to dust and sand particles to bind the particles and form a hardened crust. Also disclosed is the related method for abating dust and preventing erosion.

Inventors: 
Wynne, James H.; Spargo, Barry J.; Lloyd, Christopher T.; Schultz, Warren W.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Materials and Coatings
FIle Date: 
2009-10-30
Grant Date: 
2010-12-21
Grant time: 
417 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
7
Claim count percentile rank: 
2
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY