Pavement Marking Removal-The staple of what Danton was founded on is to provide stripe removal services for complex traffic shifts on civil construction projects. Using our state-of-the-art removal systems, Danton can remove all different types of pavement markings including Tape, Thermoplastic, Epoxy, and Paint. Our experienced operators are trained to evaluate each job and calibrate the equipment for maximum efficiency. Danton specializes in doing traffic switches on some of the most heavily traveled roads in the Southeast. With removal speeds up to 140 feet/minute, Danton can make short work out of the most complex traffic shifts.
Concrete Surface Preparation- Having a clean surface is essential to ensure the successful bond of any material to concrete. Our trucks run at speeds of 300 ft/min removing cure compound, silica particles, and dirt from the concrete surface. With recent specification changes, concrete surface preparation has become a large part of our services.
Bridge Deck Cleaning- Using a lower PSI and a maximum width of 24 inches, our trucks make short work of large areas. Dirt, tack, mold, algae, and most other materials can be easily removed, leaving a clean surface behind.
Airfield Services- Danton offers a variety of services to both civilian and military airfields across the Southeast. Our resume includes full scale airfield marking rehabilitation, runway rubber removal, and airfield marking cleaning projects. Our staff is trained and certified through Sightline™ to evaluate each project and ensure the finished product is satisfactory to the owner. Talk to us about keeping your airfield FAA Part 139 compliant. We offer a full range of testing equipment to ensure your airfield is in compliance.
Runway Rubber Removal- Danton keeps runways open and safe by removing harmful rubber deposits with no scarring to the tarmac surface. Our trucks are capable of removing up to 20,000 SF of material/Per Hour, making short work of even the largest runways. Danton has cleaned runways at major civilian airports, military bases, and small airfields across the southeast. We also offer friction testing pre and post rubber removal.
Airfield Marking Cleaning- With new reflectivity standards instituted by the FAA, cleaning your airfield markings can prolong the life span at a significant cost savings. With persistent mold and mildew growing in warmer climates, reflectivity can be restored with a quick cleaning for a fraction of the cost versus a complete rehabilitation. Our process leaves markings looking better than ever while bringing your retro numbers back in compliance.
Gate Cleaning- Over time, terminal gates can get dirty with use, affecting visibility for the pilots and ground crew. Our trucks are designed to quickly clean large areas, working around the busy schedules of airlines. Our gate cleaning process removes all dirt, contaminants, fluids, mold, mildew and any other foreign material on the tarmac. Danton has cleaned gates at some of the largest airports in the country, closely working with airport operations to not interrupt flight schedules.
Marking Removal- Our trucks are capable of removing even the thickest of markings, taking advantage of our state-of-the-art equipment. Our operators evaluate the condition of the markings and the surface to plan the proper setup for optimal removal with minimal scarring. At the onset of each project, we will perform a test section to ensure we are achieving the desired result. Any adjustments are made before we begin the full scale removal on the project. Our resume includes working on military bases, private airfields, and large hub airports.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is hydroblasting (waterblasting)? Hydroblasting, or waterblasting, is the delicate art of removing a material (paint, rubber, thermoplastic, dirt) from a surface without impacting its structural integrity. The state-of-the-art machines Danton uses have the ability to generate up to 40,000psi of water pressure to quickly separate the substance from the surface it’s bonded to. Our trained professional operators evaluate each removal project and devise a plan to achieve the desired effect the customer is looking for.
Will hydroblasting scar my surface? The plain and simple truth is that there is no “magic eraser” for removing markings and when done properly, hydroblasting provides the least intrusive method at the fastest speed for removal. No matter what method you choose, there will be some level of scarring on the surface.