MERILLVILLE, Ind., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- MonoSol LLC, the world leader
in developing and commercializing specialty water-soluble polymer-based films,
introduces TerraLOC(TM), a family of dust palliative and dust abatement
products. Ideal for a variety of military and civilian applications, TerraLOC
can be applied to unpaved roads, mines, airfields, helipads and other
locations to reduce airborne dust and improve worker safety.
MonoSol developed its patent-pending PVOH-based TerraLOC family of dust
abatement products using nanotechnology that enhances the physical
characteristics of the water-soluble compound. This cost-effective, high
performance dust control product is biodegradable and environmentally
TerraLOC is easy to apply and quick to cure. A wide variety of hand-held
sprayers, agricultural sprayers, helicopter sprayers and other types of
sprayers can be used without modification to apply TerraLOC. Spraying
equipment is easily cleaned with hot or cold water -- no solvents are needed.
Once cured, TerraLOC stabilizes soil and abates dust, working as an
anchoring agent for soil, sand, vegetation and loose leaves. Acting like a
net, TerraLOC impregnates the unbound or un-compacted material that overlays
"Since 1953, MonoSol has been an industry leader, tirelessly introducing
innovative products that customers can rely on. With the introduction of
TerraLOC, we're using our expertise to solve mission critical problems," noted
Christian Rath, Director of Global Business Development at MonoSol. "We are
now negotiating supply agreements for TerraLOC in a number of major civilian
and military industries, looking to establish long term relationships."
In the mining and construction industries, TerraLOC helps stabilize soil
and reduce airborne dust, which leads to improved worker safety and reduced
exposure to injury-related lawsuits. Companies striving to comply with the
Environmental Protection Agency's clean air act are especially interested in
this new solution.
In the military industry, TerraLOC improves the safety of troops and
enhances vehicle performance by minimizing brown-out conditions that have
proven problematic at airfields, helipads and other locations. MonoSol's
Vender Business Agreement with VSE Corporation, a prime contractor for the
CECOM Rapid Response (R2) Program, allows MonoSol to quickly supply U.S.
Since 1953, MonoSol LLC has been the world leader in specialty
water-soluble polymer-based films. MonoSol LLC maintains a global network of
dedicated partners to offer sales, service and technical support to its
worldwide customer base. For more information on MonoSol, please see
www.monosol.com or contact Christian Rath, Director of Global Business
Development at 219-762 3165.
SOURCE MonoSol LLC