Kasco De-Icer Helps With Boat Lift Retrieval

Northwestern Ontario Customer Utilizes Powerful De-Icer

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Location: Northwestern Ontario

Application: Boat Lift/Dock

Details: Lake Application

Ice Thickness: 20-24″

Lake Depth: 8′

Outdoor Temperature (over a 4 day period):C (41°F) during the daytime, 0°C (32°F) during the nighttime.

Overview:

A customer’s boat lift unit experienced a break in a supporting cable, resulting in the unit falling into the lake. The customer returned after the lake had frozen to find the boat lift unit under 20-24″ of ice.

Solutions:

Customer cleared snow and chipped out the railing closest to shore, but needed another solution to retrieve the boat lift.

Friday: A hole measuring 30″ wide was cut out, and Kasco’s 1/2HP De-Icer was placed in the opening approximately 2′ from the lake bottom.

Time Lapse Photos of De-Icing Process

boat-launch-unit-frozen
customer-uncovers-rails
opening-de-icer-working
de-icer-clearing

Results:

Tuesday (approximately 96 hours later): The de-icer had cleared away enough ice to safely remove the boat lift unit from the water.

Impact:

The customer was able to remove the unit with no significant damage.

Customer Testimonial:

“We never would have rescued this without the de-icer. Thanks again, It’s a great product for application like this.”

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