Deicing

All our products that are used to protect docks and boats from ice damage.

22 products
  • Kasco Marine Impeller De-Icers

    Protect your docks, boats and submerged structures with a Kasco Marine de-icer. Benefits Kasco Marine de-icers, also known as circulators or agitators, are available at CanadianPond.ca, your Kasco Marine dealer in Canada. Winter ice can damage your dock to the point of complete destruction. The thicker the ice gets, the more it also expands. This can literally destroy your dock. When the water level in a lake changes in the winter, the ice surrounding your posts can tear them off the sea floor.  The ice clinging to the structure shows how securely the expanding ice was attached. Kasco Marine de-icers are specially designed to be suspended from a dock or boat to prevent damage caused by ice expansion and water level variations. This animated video illustrates two of the ways you can position your de-icer. Kasco de-icers use a propeller system that creates a vertical or horizontal movement of water to prevent ice from forming near docks, boat shelters and shorelines. The de-icer performs by moving warmer, denser water upward from the bottom of the pond or lake and circulates the water upward to the surface and sideways creating an agitation that reduces or eliminates ice build-up creating a large ice-free surface. Installation with a horizontal float or with a universal dock mount are options that allow you to precisely direct the movement of the water to strategically and precisely de-ice a particular structure. Ideal for fresh or salt water applications. How to choose your deicer Choosing the right de-icer is easy, refer to the ice opening chart (pdf) to find the best model and application kit for your needs. If Kasco de-icers do not meet your needs, visit the Thawline Linear De-Icers page. All Kasco de-icers are also available in 240V and/or 50 Hertz for the European market, call us for more information.Kasco Marine De-Icing Chart (PDF)  Timers & Control Box Options Controlling your Kasco Marine de-icer with a thermostat or timer is a great way to save energy and extend the life of your de-icer by operating it only when needed. The C-10 Thermostat allows you to determine an accurate temperature under which your unit starts.The C20 Thermostat and Timer Control Unit combines the schedule of the day with the temperature at which you want your de-icer to operate.   Technical Specifications Suspension ropes - Braided polypropylene yarns. 20′ x 5/16″, 2 lengths included. Galvanized steel protection cage - Propeller protection. Vinyl coated for easy handling. High quality propeller - Specially designed for maximum whirl at minimum energy cost. Power cable - 25 feet of submersible power cable that remains flexible in the air despite temperatures as low as -45ºC (-50ºF). Waterproof connections for ease of installation and handling. Longer lengths are available as an option. Zinc Anode - Changeable anode protecting against electrolytic corrosion. (The anode must be checked annually and replaced if necessary to ensure warranty coverage). Seals - Double seal system to prevent oil leakage from the engine. Shaft - Series #316 stainless steel, suitable for salt water. Ball Bearing - Ball bearing lubricated in oil for better heat dissipation. Oil - The oil used allows for limited maintenance, increased heat dissipation and better protection against moisture. Motor - Standard design, 120V single-phase direct current, oil-immersed, overload-protected motor with automatic circuit breaker. Capacitor - The capacitor ensures proper starting and operation of the motor. Motor housing - Stainless steel, corrosion resistant, saltwater compatible. 2 year warranty Check with local authorities to ensure that the addition of icebreakers is permitted in your municipality. The de-icing area should be well marked with a sign to warn all persons of the hazard. To be used with all types of de-icing systems. Tech Sheet (PDF) Owner's Manual (PDF) Maintenance of Kasco Marine Units (PDF) Installation Suspension with ropes - Vertical position - For de-icing in a circle shape All Kasco de-icers include 2 x 20-foot ropes to suspend the de-icer under the dock or boat. These ropes are included in the de-icer box. Hang the system vertically on either side of the structure at a depth of 4 to 5 feet from the water surface. A vertical installation produces a circular de-iced surface. Another possibility is to attach the de-icer to each side of the boat with the suspension ropes so that the de-icer follows the tide or water level.   Horizontal float mount – Horizontal position – Produces long elongated pattern when no dock is available   You can also use the optional horizontal float set to create an elongated ice free space. The de-icer installed under the horizontal float can be positioned at different angles for added versatility. Ideal for : Shallow water Places where there are water level fluctuations such as: a tide or in a large lake where the waves are high. Sites to be de-iced where there are no docks or structures.   Installation with universal dock support - Angled position - For elongated de-icing   The Universal Dock Support is made from thermal plastic components, corrosion protected steel and stainless steel to withstand the worst marine conditions. A stainless steel rod of 1″ diameter and 10 feet in length must be supplied by the purchaser to attach the de-icer and dock and structure mounting kit. With the new Easy Lock handle, adjustments in the water are child's play.This option is ideal for creating an angle at the de-icer. It gives a very good precision of the surfaces to be de-iced. It is often easier to de-ice a boat by installing the de-icer at the bow and angling it towards the stern of the boat. If the water movement is directed towards the shore or a retaining wall, the water current will be directed on each side of the shore or wall to create a "T" shaped de-icing section.   Industrial Dock Mount Kasco's industrial dock support, made of corrosion-resistant metal, requires 1.5" I.D. stainless steel pipe threaded at both ends and measuring a maximum of 10 feet (not included). It is manufactured to meet the most stringent environmental requirements. Moreover, thanks to its unique design, you can easily modify the angle, depth and positioning of the de-icer.  

    $1,014.00 CAD - $1,709.00 CAD

  • Thawline Bubbler Deicing System

    This Thawline de-icing system uses our Bubble Tubing® technology, which has been well tested over the past 20 years. Our Thawline de-icing systems available online are standard types. Contact us for customized systems! Operation The principle behind de-icing involves the physics behind the relationship between water temperature and the depth at which the diffuser is placed. When air bubbles are created at the bottom of the basin and rise to the surface, they drag warmer water to the surface, preventing the formation of ice. This principle, combined with the rapid rise of bubbles that create water movement on the surface, provides an effective de-icing solution even in the coldest of conditions.  The flexibility of the Thawline's diffuser hose allows for more precise targeting of the sections you wish to de-ice. For example, long and narrow corridors can be de-iced over long lengths to allow the passage of barges or boats. It is also easier to de-ice without opening a large area in the ice when using Thawline, since those can increase the risk of accidents in winter. Read our case study realized with our Thawline system : Click here Client testimonial: " I installed my new system (with cabinet) a short distance away from the cottage. The new system runs without any residual noise or vibration being heard in the cottage-I’m so happy!! " Thawline de-icing systems use Bubble Tubing®, and are powered by the appropriate compressor for the job. These systems are efficient and reliable at any scale.  They have no mechanical, moving or electrical parts in the water.  The systems are designed for both fresh and salt water applications. Technical Specifications The Thawline Linear Icebreaking System de-ices along the shoreline, around boat shelters, between rows of docks, in areas where you want to eliminate the danger of property damage due to the uplift, compression and expansion of ice. - Unlike propeller de-icer technology, which creates a large de-iced section, Thawline creates a thinner, and therefore more precise, de-iced area along the targeted section. - CFD (computer modeling validation possible for large projects). - Avoids having to remove and store your pleasure boats during the winter, saving time and money. - Allows for great precision and flexibility in installation. - Can be used all year round to de-ice in winter and improve water quality in summer. - No electricity or machinery touching the water. - Causes less condensation compared to a de-icer with a propeller. - Generally saves electricity compared to other types of de-icers. User manual (PDF) Tech Sheet (PDF) Bubble Tubing start-up procedure (PDF) Thawline to meet different needs as well as customized systems for industrial and commercial applications. - Thawline 50 - ballasted (BBLR-50): ½ HP Double piston compressor, 50 feet of Bubble Tubing® ½'' and 50' of Torpedo hose. - Thawline 100 - ballasted (BBLR-100): ¾ HP Double piston compressor, 100 feet of Bubble Tubing® ½'' ballasted and 50 feet of Torpedo hose. Call us for advice: if your project requires a Thawline system with multiple lines or for large areas, we have Bubble Tubing® ¾'' or 1.25'' and industrial compressors that will meet your needs. Security Check with local authorities to ensure that the addition of de-icers is permitted in your municipality. The de-icing area should be clearly marked with a sign to warn anyone of the danger. For use with all types of de-icing systems. Click here to purchase the thin ice sign  

    $2,179.00 CAD - $4,189.00 CAD

  • Eco-Purge, Biofilm Removal Product

    If you are noticing that your diffusers are releasing fewer and fewer bubbles then it is likely a biofilm is forming a coating that is restricting airflow by blocking the perforations.   Benefits Eco-Purge is a natural organic product specially designed to clean Bubble Tubing® and other items placed in water that are clogged by biofilm or other deposits.  Active in fresh and salt water.  Safe for aquatic fauna and flora.  Technical Specifications   Eco-Purge is designed to clean the biofilm that forms in the tubing of air lines and diffusers in aeration systems. Biofilm grows slowly, it is an organic or mineral biofilm that limits the effectiveness of the system. It forms naturally and develops more or less quickly depending on various factors such as temperature, water quality, hardness, pH, air pressure, to name a few.To counter this problem, we offer a product that eliminates these deposits while respecting the natural environment: Eco-Purge. Specifically formulated for this application, it penetrates and breaks down biofilm.  The cleaning and descaling power of the product decreases with the temperature. From 15 degrees Celsius and above, we can expect a powerful and rapid cleansing. Below this temperature, a longer contact time or a higher concentration of the product must be expected.   SDS (PDF) Dosage, Application and Storage DOSAGE: 250 ml to 500 ml per 30 m of Bubble Tubing® to clean. The dosage may vary depending on the level of dirt accumulated on the products to be cleaned and the temperature of the water in which the product is applied APPLICATION: 1. Mix well before using. 2. Turn off the aeration system.  3. In each air line, pour a minimum of 250 ml to 500 ml per 30 m of Bubble Tubing® to clean.  4. Let stand for 10 to 15 minutes. 5. Restart the systems to push the product out of the lines.   Repeat if necessary.   STORAGE: Store frost-free in a dry, ventilated area. Avoid heat and direct sunlight to preserve product quality.  Wear chemical resistant gloves and safety glasses when manipulating.  

    $37.00 CAD - $77.00 CAD

  • Floats & Dock Mounts Kasco Marine

    Kasco Marine Circulators and De-icers can be installed in several ways thanks to the different fleets and fixings. One of these options will ensure that your de-icer is installed optimally! Universal Dock Mount  Kasco’s universal dock mount is made out of stainless steel mounting hardware and requires a corrosion-resistant stainless steel pipe ( 1″ I.D. maximum 8 feet long, not included) making it a great choice for docks, piers, marinas and other waterfront property. Using its unique design, you can easily change the de-icer’s angle, depth and position. The below picture shows what is included in the box:  Industrial Dock Mount Kasco’s heavy-duty dock mount is made from corrosion-resistant stainless steel mounting hardware requiring a stainless steel pipe ( 1.5″ O.D. maximum 10 feet long, not included). This allows it to withstand the demanding environments of industrial or harsh applications. Using its unique design, you can easily change the de-icer’s angle, depth and position. Horizontal Float Kasco Horizontal Float Assembly 213001 is the perfect mounting option for all Kasco de-icing and circulator units. Works great where no dock or boat is available to mount the unit to, as well as in shallow water operations and in areas where large tidal fluctuations occur. 

    $379.00 CAD - $612.00 CAD

  • Kasco Replacement Propellers

    Replace your damaged propeller with a genuine Kasco propeller. Choose the item according to the size of your unit.  Technical specifications Kasco deicer motor force Replacement propeller model # 1/2 HP 2400 3/4 HP 3400 1HP 4400   In the figure below, the Propeller is the letter A.   Watch this video to see how easy it is to change propellers. 

    $35.00 CAD - $72.00 CAD

  • Timers & Controls - Kasco Marine

    Control boxes operated as Thermostat, Timer and Photocell options. Benefits   Whenever you are dealing with electricity and water, safety is always the first and foremost concern. That is why Kasco’s Fountains, Robust-Aire Aerators, Water Circulators, and Impeller De-Icers and Control Panels are ETL approved to UL and CSA standards for safety in the water. Kasco’s Control Panels come standard with all fountains and are optional with de-icers or circulators.   The Kasco Marine Timer and Control Panels are the interface through which you can control your aerators, circulators, fountains and de-icers. They will protect your equipment from power surges and hefty electrical bills! Use the control panels to turn your equipment on and off using the timer function, through perceived light in the photo cell, by temperature or any combination of these features. Available in 120V and 240V models. Technical Specifications Kasco offers 120V (C-10, C-20 and C-25) and 240V (C-85, C-95) control panels, that include GFI protection rated to protect you and your equipment from harm. A photo cell option is available for use with the optional lighting packages (C-25), and a timer dial for programming operation (C-20 and C-25). Contact us for pricing for the C-85 (240V, single phase) and the C-95 (240V, three phase) models. C-10 Manual C-20 Manual C-25 Manual   Models details  C10:  Controls what temperature the unit turns on when Deicing C20: Controls what temperature and time unit turns on when Deicing C25: 24-hour timer, GFCI protection and photocell outlet for optional lighting control *C85 and C95 control boxes can be ordered upon request  

    $144.00 CAD - $379.00 CAD

  • OctoAir industrial diffuser

    The OctoAir is an industrial diffuser for deicing that resists corrosion.  OctoAir's are available in two different formats, the OctoAir-10 and the OctoAir-60. Both are easily maneuverable and extremely efficient. Benefits The OctoAir is an industrial grade diffuser made in Canada for aeration, oxygenation and de-icing. It is designed for industrial and municipal usage, as it is resistant to corrosion, deterioration due to pH, temperatures, water salinity, and a wide variety of chemicals. The Bubble Tubing® is bound in a spiral thanks to an integrated steel support. It comes in two different formats, the OctoAir-10 and the OctoAir-60, both easily manoeuvrable and extremely efficient. Installation teams confirm that the OctoAir diffuser is easy to install, maintain and above all is well designed. Deicing video with Octoair diffuser   Aeration video with Octoair diffuser   Technical specifications Specifications - Compare our two OctoAir models     OCTOAIR-10 OCTOAIR-60 SPECIFICATIONS Applications - Aeration- Deicing- Mixing- Reduction of pathogens - Aeration- Deicing- Mixing- Reduction of pathogens Diffuser - Stainless steel 304 frame - 4 adjustable legs*- 100 ft (30 m) 1/2" Bubble Tubing®, non weighted- Check valveNOT INCLUDED:- Torpedo Tubing Airline Feeder Hose- Compressor - Stainless steel 304 frame- 4 adjustable legs*- 300 ft (90 m) 3/4" Bubble Tubing®, non weighted- Check valveNOT INCLUDED:- Torpedo Tubing Airline Feeder Hose- Compressor Delivery Assembled Unassembled (assembly required) Warranty 1 year 1 year Options Marker BuoyAnodes for salt and/or brackish waters Marker BuoyAnodes for salt and/or brackish waters DIMENSIONS Diameter 48'' (122 cm) 96'' (244 cm) Weight 65 lb (29,4 kg)** 315 lb (143 kg) Assembly Legs only Required PRESSURE Maximum 50 PSI (3,4 BAR) 70 PSI (4,8 BAR) Minimum 20 PSI (1,4 BAR) 20 PSI (1,4 BAR) (*) The raised adjustable legs keep the Bubble Tubing® off the basin floor. Custom-made legs available upon request.(**) Several OctoAir-10 can be stacked one on top of the other to facilitate transportation on pallets. (***) Unit manufactured in SS316 is also available upon request. Tech Sheet  OctoAir (PDF)   The OctoAir-60 was designed and developed specifically for large scale aeration and industrial de-icing projects. With an air flow rate of up to 75 CFM, 300 feet of ¾” Bubble Tubing® contained in the structure of the OctoAir-60 allows for greater oxygen transfer performance. The diffuser is designed to allow for feeding air into the ¾” Bubble Tubing® from both ends. Applications that require a diffuser of industrial strength, corrosion resistance, easy manoeuvrability, and high efficiency will be well served with the OctoAir-60.   Operation, Maintenance and Safety Compressed air is pushed through airline feeder hose to the OctoAir™ diffuser. Microbubbles are simultaneously released through the microscopic holes along the entire length of Bubble Tubing®. The constant release of fine bubbles allow for a high oxygen transfer rate in water while creating a significant ascending current that moves warmer and denser water upwards against the inner ice above. The OctoAir also modifies the water's density by introducing more air. This reduction in density, due to the regular output of bubbles, produces an optimal warm water circulation and thus helps melt the ice.  In situations in which the OctoAir is already in place, it presents a reliable and efficient prevention of ice accumulation, even in the coldest of temperatures. There are no moving parts in the water, which is very efficient and cost effective.Please check with the authorities to make sure that adding de-icers is authorized in your municipality. The thin ice and open area should be well marked out with a sign to warn people of danger in winter. This is to be done with every type of de-icer and defroster.Cleaning your diffusers:  OctoAirs require Bio-Purge to clean the diffuser once per year, depending on water conditions. The diffuser remains in the water for the duration of the cleaning, as the Bio-Purge is poured into the airline hose from the compressor. Maintenance has never been easier! 

    Price on demand

  • "Danger Thin Ice" Sign

    Essential for the safety of walkers and snowmobilers during the use of de-icing systems. Technical specifications Dimensions: 16 in x 14 in Material: coroplast. 

    $19.50 CAD

  • Mini-Air Aeration System

    The Mini Air aeration system is ideal as an aerator for small to medium sized basins and ponds (up to a maximum of 3600 ft2 or 330 m2) going up to a maximum 16′ in depth. This aerator system is also very effective in aerating septic systems. Mini-Air : Basins & Pond Aerator The Mini Air pond aerator is efficient and economical. This aeration system is easy to install and will provide your pond with all the benefits of good aeration:  - improved water quality;  - faster digestion of decaying organic matter by natural microorganisms;  - reduced odours; - healthy aquatic life; - prevention of filamentous algae growth; - oxygen source for fish; To learn more about the benefits of aeration, you can visit our aeration Solutions, Accomplishments and Resources pages. Comparison Table of Aeration Systems SYSTEMS           SAS Mini-Air CanadianAir Robust-Aire Ideal for: Small shallow ponds Small ponds Medium to large Ponds with level bottom Medium size, deeper ponds Pond size Up to 2 500 ft2 Up to 3 600 ft2 Between 2500 ft2 and 25000 ft2 10 000 ft2 per diffuser Max. depth Up to 4 ft depth Up to 20 ft depth Up to 20 ft depth Up to 25 ft depth Diffuser Choice of 1 to 4 Piccolo circular diffusers Piccolo circular diffuser  or 25’ of Bubble Tubing Bubble Tubing 50’ or 100’ Robust-Aire diffuser Compressor type Linear Diaphragm Piston Piston   Mini Air : Septic Tank Aerator Some of our clients use the Mini Air aeration system in their septic tank to help remove and reduce the build-up of organic matter in the leaching bed and thus manage odours. They are able to extend the life of their septic system by keeping it in good condition without the need for expensive rebuilding. You can read the article Restoring a septic system without digging, which is a testimonial from one of our customers; he reduced his sludge and organic matter levels by 16 inches in only 2 weeks! In combination with septic tank aeration, you can also add bacterial products. The beneficial and natural bacteria will help reduce the build-up of organic matter in the septic tank and are safe to use. Technical Sheet (PDF) Components Mini Air ventilation system included: A diaphragm compressor (¼HP-115 Volt, 3 Amp) 50 feet (15.2 m) of ballasted ½'' I.D. Torpedo air inlet hose  1 Diffuser from these 2 options:   25 feet (7.62 m) of BubbleTubing® diffuser ½'' I.D. ballasted. Piccolo diffuser No cabinet is sold with this system, it is important to protect the compressor from the elements. Includes a trial of our best seller water treatment : Bacterius Pond 4L to help you maintains a natural equilibrium in your pond, keeping water clear, helping reduce organic sediments and controlling the growth of algae. The ¼HP air pump is very quiet, consumes little energy (3 amps) and makes a maximum of 30 PSI while providing an air volume of 1.24 CFM. The compressor must be placed in a location that is sheltered from the weather and where there is good air circulation because no cabinet is sold with this system. It is important to protect the compressor from bad weather. The diffuser and the air supply hoses are heavy enough to sink to the bottom of the water without the need for ballast. The air pushed from the compressor will travel through the Torpedo pipe to the diffuser. The diffuser will let the air escape in fine micro-bubbles of oxygen that will move up the water column. The oxygen and circulation created will help maintain the health of your pond.Contact us for more information.    

    $1,164.00 CAD - $1,172.00 CAD

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