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PRODUCT DATA SHEET
SOILOC - SOD CRYSTALS™
SUPER ABSORBENT CRYSTALS FOR SODDING, SEEDING,
POTTING SOIL, PLANTING BEDS, TREE PLANTING; LAND RECLAMATION
1.0 Material Description: PAM:
SOILOC - CRYSTALS is a super absorbent polymer. It is supplied in a dry crystal for easy spreading. When watered
the crystal swells & absorbs over 300 times its weight in water. ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY: NON-TOXIC TO
PLANTS & ANIMALS - NON-CORROSIVE - CONTAINS NO CALCIUM CHLORIDE.
2.0 INTENDED USE:
SODDING, SEEDING, POTTING SOIL, PLANTING BEDS, TREE PLANTING, LAND RECLAMATION AFTER FIRE.
SOILOC - SOD CRYSTALS is designed to be broadcast directly on the ground. When water is applied the crystals
swell up acting like a water reservoir for the root zone. As the soil dries the crystals release the water to the roots.
Extends watering cycle up to 50%. Lasts approx 5 years in the soil.
3.0 PHYSICAL PROPERTIES:
Appearance: White & brown granules
Weight (dry product): 5 lbs. / gal.
Stability (dry product): 5 years
Stability (in solution): 7-10 days
Odor: Odorless
4.0 Application Rates:
A. Sod: 150 - 450 lbs / acre *
B. Seed: 150 - 450 lbs / acre *
*
Broadcast on ground & work in 2" - 3" deep.
C. Potting Soil: Mix completely into dry soil at the following rates:
D. Planting Beds: Mix Completely into planting area at the following rates:
E. Tree Planting: Mix completely into backfill soil at the following rates:
F. Bulk Soil: Mix completely into dry planting media at the following rates:
8 tsp. / Cubic Foot of media
4 lbs. / Cubic Yard of media
5.0 Packaging:
430 lb fiber drum
6.0 Storage:
Keep from freezing. Store in a dry place.
7.0 Caution:
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
CLEAN - UP SPILLS ON HARD SURFACES IMMEDIATELY.
WILL CAUSE HARD SURFACES TO BECOME SLIPPERY WHEN WET.
8.0 Clean - up:
All equipment can be cleaned with water and brush.
9.0 For further information:
HERCULES ENVIRONMENTAL, inc. Manufactures several different standard dust & erosion control
products and soil amendments. For further information - contact distributor.
Manufactured by:
HERCULES ENVIRONMENTAL, Inc.
6596 New Peachtree Rd.
Doraville, GA 30340
770-303-0878 fax-770-455-6531
HERCULES
Container Size
SOD CRYSTALS
1 gal
5 gal.
20 gal.
100 gal.
1 ounce
2 ounces
8 ounces
32 ounces
Planting Area
SOD CRYSTALS
1,000 s.f., 1" depth
1,000 s.f., 3" depth
1,000 s.f., 6" depth
    2 lbs.
    6 lbs.
    12 lbs.
1" - 3" caliper
4" - 7" caliper
7" - 8" caliper
4 ounces
18 ounces
44 ounces