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WELCOME TO SOILS CONTROL INTERNATIONAL, Inc. SCI. CONTROLLING THE SOILS of the WORLD™. TOP-SEAL. TM. LIQUID SOIL SEALANT and STABILIZER. PROMOTED and SOLD in MORE THAN 30 COUNTRIES. TOP-SEAL Liquid Soil Sealant and Stabilizer

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WELCOME TO

SOILS CONTROL INTERNATIONAL, Inc.

SCI

CONTROLLING THE SOILS of the WORLD™

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TOP-SEAL

TM

LIQUID SOIL SEALANT and STABILIZER

PROMOTED and SOLD in MORE THAN 30 COUNTRIES

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TOP-SEAL Liquid Soil Sealant and Stabilizer

TOP-SEAL IS A GENERAL PURPOSE LIQUID SOIL ADDITIVE THAT POWERFULLY BINDS SOIL PARTICLES INTO A HARDENED AND MOISTURE RESISTANT MEMBRANE. WHEN USED PROPERLY IN SUFFICIENT QUANTITIES, TOP-SEAL WILL STABILIZE ROAD BASES, CONTROL DUST POLLUTION, AND PREVENT SOIL EROSION.

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TOP-SEAL is USED in the CONSTRUCTION

and RE-CONSTRUCTION OF:

ØPAVED AND UNPAVED ROAD BASES

ØPARKING LOTS

ØAIRFIELDS

ØOLD WORN OUT ASPHALT ROADS

ØLANDFILLS

ØEMBANKMENTS

ØFOUNDATIONS FOR HOMES AND

COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS

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HOW DOES TOP-SEAL WORK?

AFTER BEING EVENLY AND THOROUGHLY DISTRIBUTED INTO THE SOIL, AND WITH GOOD COMPACTION, TOP-SEAL WILL BEGIN THE PROCESS OF IRREVERSIBLY TRANSFORMING FROM A LIQUID TO A SOLID. THE PRODUCT CONTINUES TO INTERACT WITH THE SOIL AS A HARDENING AGENT THAT DRAMATICALLY INCREASES SOIL STRENGTH AND RESISTANCE TO MOISTURE.

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THE MOST SUITABLE SOILS FOR

TOP-SEAL

ANY SOIL THAT CAN BE COMPACTED IS SUITABLE FOR TREATMENT WITH TOP-SEAL. SOIL WITH AT LEAST 15 PERCENT OR MORE FINES IS BEST; SANDY OR GRANULAR TYPES OF SOIL ARE LESS SUITABLE AND WILL OFTEN REQUIRE ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS OF PRODUCT FOR PROPER PERFORMANCE.

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BASE STABILIZATION

TOP-SEAL IS SIMPLY ADDED TO WATER IN THE WATER TRUCK, AND DISTRIBUTED INTO A ROAD BASE DURING ROUTINE CONSTRUCTION PROCEDURES. WHEN CONSTRUCTION IS COMPLETED, THE POWERFUL BINDING AGENTS OF THE PRODUCT WILL PRODUCE THE FOLLOWING RESULTS:

ØVASTLY SUPERIOR ROAD BASE STABILITY.

ØA TREMENDOUS INCREASE IN STRENGTH AND A SIGNIFICANT REDUCTION OF PERMEABILITY.

ØLIFE EXPECTANCY OF PAVED AND UNPAVED ROADS WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY EXTENDED.

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COLD IN-PLACE RECYCLING OF OLD ASPHALT ROADS

THE COMBINATION OF TOP-SEAL AND COLD IN-PLACE RECYCLING OF OLD ASPHALT ROADS IS ONE OF THE BEST POSSIBLE USES OF THE PRODUCT. THE INFUSION OF TOP-SEAL INTO AN OLD ROAD BASE IN WHICH THE ASPHALT AND THE OLD BASE MATERIALS ARE BEING PULVERIZED AND MIXED TOGETHER WILL RESULT IN A NEW ROAD BASE THAT WILL BE VASTLY SUPERIOR OVER THE PREVIOUS BASE.

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DUST POLLUTION CONTROL

ROADS, PARKING LOTS, AND OPEN FIELDS WILL REMAIN RELATIVELY DUST FREE WHEN TREATED AND MAINTAINED WITH TOP-SEAL. TOP-SEAL WILL TIGHTLY CEMENT DUST PARTICLES TOGETHER, THEREBY RENDERING THEM VIRTUALLY INCAPABLE OF BECOMING AIR BORNE. LIFE IN SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES IS SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVED AS A RESULT OF DRAMATIC REDUCTIONS IN AIR POLUTANTS. ALL KNOWN ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS CAN BE MET OR EXCEEDED BY USING TOP-SEAL FOR CONTROLLING DUST POLLUTION.

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SOIL EROSION CONTROL

INDEPENDENT LAB TESTING HAS REVEALED THAT TOP-SEAL SIGNIFICANTLY EXCEEDS U.S. ENVIR-ONMENTAL STANDARDS FOR PERMEABILITY. HIGHER CONCENTRATIONS OF TOP-SEAL IN THE SOIL ARE DIRECTLY PROPORTIONATE TO THE AMOUNT OF REDUCTION OF PERMEABILITY. THE PRODUCT IS AN EXCELLENT DEFENSE AGAINST THE INVASION OF MOISTURE. TOP-SEAL CAN CREATE A TREMENDOUS SAVINGS IN COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH LANDFILL MANAGEMENT, CONSTRUCTION OF EMBANKMENTS, AND WATER RETENTION FOR PONDS

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COMPARISON SIDE-BY-SIDE

UNTREATED SOIL

TWO MONTHS AFTER TREATEMENT WITH TOP-SEAL

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PROCEDURES FOR USING TOP-SEAL

THERE ARE NO SPECIAL EQUIPMENT OR HANDLING PROCEDURES REQUIRED FOR TOP-SEAL. THE PRODUCT IS EASILY DISTRIBUTED INTO THE SOIL WITH ROUTINE CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT. TOP-SEAL IS SIMPLY ADDED TO THE WATER IN A WATER TRUCK, AND APPLIED TO THE SOIL AS A PART OF THE ROUTINE CONSTRUCTION OPERATIONS.

THERE ARE TYPICALLY THREE TYPES OF EQUIPMENT THAT ARE USED DURING OPERATIONS WITH TOP-SEAL:

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MOTOR GRADER

SCARIFYING TEETH IN THE FRONT OF THE MOTOR GRADER ARE USED TO LOOSEN THE SOIL PRIOR TO APPLICATION OF TOP-SEAL

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WATER TRUCK

APPLYING TOP-SEAL FROM A WATER TRUCK

TRANSFERRING TOP-SEAL FROM A 330 GALLON TOTE TO A WATER TRUCK

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COMPACTOR

STEEL DRUM COMPACTOR

PNEUMATIC ROLLER (RUBBER TIRE COMPACTOR)

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PROCEDURES . . . (Continued)

The procedures for application of TOP-SEAL per each 4 to 6 inches (or 10 to 15 centimeters) of base stabilization is very basic and can be accomplished in several easy steps.

STEP I

Preparation– Scarify the base to the appropriate depth.

1st Application of TOP-SEAL – Apply TOP-SEAL evenly over the top and allow it to soak into the scarified soil.

Initial Compaction – Pneumatic roller recommended. (Top-Seal will not stick to the rubber tires.)

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PROCEDURES . . . (Continued)

STEP II

2nd Application of TOP-SEAL – Apply TOP-SEAL again, and allow it to thoroughly soak into the lightly compacted base. This procedure will take longer as a result of the presence of the previous application. This application will remain closer to the upper base, and will serve as a primer for the final application.

Compaction – Compact again, preferably with a pneumatic roller.

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PROCEDURES . . . (Continued)

STEP III

Final Application of TOP-SEAL – This will serve as a sealant and, for roads that will remain unpaved, it will compensate for lack of a wearing surface.

Final Compaction – Conduct final compaction as specified for maximum proctor. A steel drum compactor is recommended for a smoother and tighter finish. It is preferable to wait at least 30 minutes after TOP-SEAL has soaked into the base prior to using a steel drum compactor. Otherwise, the treated soil may stick to the steel drum and this will prevent the base from being properly compacted.

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PRECAUTIONS

DO NOT INSTALL TOP-SEAL DURING RAIN OR WHEN THE SOIL IS EXCESSIVELY WET

DO NOT INSTALL TOP-SEAL DURING FREEZING TEMPERATURES

DO NOT ALLOW TOP-SEAL TO BE SPRAYED ONTO TRAFFIC. IMMEDIATE WASHING OF EXPOSED VEHICLES IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO PREVENT PERMANENT BINDING WITH TOP-SEAL

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HOW LONG WILL A PAVED ROAD LAST

WITH TOP-SEAL?

THE PRESENCE OF TOP-SEAL IN THE BASE OF A PAVED ROAD WILL HELP ENSURE THAT THE BASE REMAINS STRONG AND MOISTURE RESISTANT WELL BEYOND THE NORMALLY EXPECTED LIFE OF THE ROAD. TOP-SEAL PAYS FOR ITSELF ON REDUCTION OF INITIAL PAVEMENT COSTS, AND IN TERMS OF SAVINGS ON MAINTENANCE AND RECONSTRUCTION COSTS.

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HOW LONG WILL AN UNPAVED ROAD

LAST WITH TOP-SEAL?

WITH AN INITIAL APPLICATION AND WITH OCCASIONAL SERVICE TREATMENTS, AN UNPAVED ROAD STABILIZED WITH TOP-SEAL CAN BE PERMANENTLY MAINTAINED IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. THE SERVICE TREATMENTS ARE ADMINISTERED ON AN “AS-NEEDED” BASIS, AND ARE SIGNIFICANTLY LESS EXPENSIVE THAN DAILY WATER TRUCK OPERATIONS AND CONSTANT REPAIRS. THE SAVINGS EARNED FROM USING TOP-SEAL ON UNPAVED ROADS CAN BE INVESTED INTO NEW PROGRAMS FOR PAVING THE SAME ROADS. TOP-SEAL PAYS FOR ITSELF.

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EXTREMELY CHALLENGING CONDITIONS

TOP-SEAL WAS “BATTLE TESTED” WITH A DAILY EXPOSURE TO THE EXTREMES OF SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS AND CONSTANT CONVOYS OF TANKS AND OTHER HEAVY ARMORED VEHICLES AT A MILITARY INSTALLATION IN CENTRAL TEXAS.

THE FOLLOWING SLIDES WILL SHOW HOW WELL TOP-SEAL CAN BE EXPECTED TO PERFORM IN AN EXTREMELY CHALLENGING ENVIRNONMENT. THE PHOTOS WERE TAKEN APPROXIMATELY SIX WEEKS AFTER AN INITIAL APPLICATION AND AFTER ENCOUNTERING MANY DAYS OF THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITIES.

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IMPROVEMENT OF A MILITARY ROAD

UNTREATED SOIL PRIOR TO STABILIZATION WITH

TOP-SEAL ON A TANK TRAIL

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SIX WEEKS AFTER APPLICATION

A CLOSE-UP VIEW OF THE TANK TRAIL STABILIZED WITH TOP-SEAL

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COMPARISON SIDE-BY-SIDE

UNTREATED SOIL

SIX WEEKS AFTER TREATEMENT WITH TOP-SEAL

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SIX WEEKS AFTER APPLICATION

TANK TRACKS DISAPPEAR WHEN ENTERING THE TOP-SEAL SECTION OF THE TANK TRAIL

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SIX WEEKS AFTER APPLICATION

A GENERAL VIEW OF THE TOP-SEAL STABILZED SEGMENT OF THE TANK TRAIL

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COMPARISON WITH SKID MARKS

COMPETITOR PRODUCT

TOP-SEAL

Road surface is damaged by skid marks

There is no damage to the surface as only black tire marks are visible from sudden braking

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ANOTHER COMPARISON

COMPETITOR PRODUCT

TOP-SEAL

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FROM A DISTANCE

COMPETITOR PRODUCT

TOP-SEAL

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A LASTING IMPRESSION

THE TOP-SEAL DIFFERENCE

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HAUL ROAD TOP-SEAL (HRTS)

TOP-SEAL IS AN EXCELLENT CHOICE FOR STABILIZING HAUL ROADS AND CONTROLLING EXTREMELY HEAVY AMOUNTS OF DUST POLLUTION. THE HAUL ROAD TOP-SEAL (HRTS) PROGRAM BEGINS WITH AN INITIAL APPLICATION OF THE PRODUCT AND IS FOLLOWED UP WITH MAINTENANCE APPLICATIONS ON AN AS-NEEDED BASIS. THE HRTS PROGRAM HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULLY USED ON HAUL ROADS WITH DAILY TRAFFIC EXTREMES OF HUNDREDS OF FULLY LOADED TRUCKS OF 50 OR MORE TONS. HRTS IS BY FAR THE MOST EFFECTIVE AND LEAST EXPENSIVE METHOD FOR STABILIZING HAUL ROADS AND CONTROLLING DUST POLLUTION.

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INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED

ONE YEAR AFTER INITIAL APPLICATIONNO DUST

Featured on the cover of Aggregates Manager magazine, Soils Control’s former version of Haul Road Top-Seal (HR-TS™) was internationally recognized for its excellent performance in controlling dust pollution at a large quarry in North Texas.

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CONTROLLING THE SOILS OF THE WORLD ™

TOP SEAL ROADS ARE LOCATED IN: Algeria – Aruba – Australia Brazil – Cameroon – Canada – Chile China – Colombia Dominican Republic–Equatorial Guinea – Finland – Honduras – Indonesia Japan–Korea – Laos Madagascar – Malaysia – Mexico – MongoliaNew Zealand – Nigeria–Panama – Philippines – Poland–Republic of Georgia Russia–Saudi Arabia – Senegal – Sweden – Tanzania Thailand – The Netherlands – UK – USA – Vietnam

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Our customers say that . . .

“TOP-SEAL IS, BY FAR, THE MOST EFFECTIVE SOIL ADDITIVE ON THE MARKET.”

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT YOUR TOP-SEAL AGENT, OR YOU CAN DIRECTLY CONTACT SOILS CONTROL INTERNATIONAL AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATION:

SOILS CONTROL INTERNATIONAL, Inc.

P.O. Box 200117

Austin, Texas, 78720 USA

Tel: 254-526-5550

Fax: 512-837-8881

Email: ktompkins@soilscontrol-usa.com

Web 1: www.soilscontrol-usa.com

Web 2: www.dust-control-inc.com