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Transient Soil Erosion & Evaporation Palliative Composition and Method

Abstract: 

A sprayable composition for forming a transient film for controlling soil erosion and moisture evaporation consisting essentially of an alkali metal silicate, a liquid, an environmentally degradable moisture vapor barrier-forming material selected from elastomers, aliphatic hydrocarbons, animal and vegetable fats, hydrogenated oils and mixtures thereof, and an agent for stabilizing said composition and the method of controlling soil erosion and moisture evaporation utilizing the aforesaid composition.

Patent Number: 
4,663,067
Date Of Issue: 
05/05/1987
Inventors: 

William A. Mallow;Robert P. Wood