The Chapin Pretreat and De - Ice 4 Gallon Backpack Sprayer (61808) has a 3 stage filtration system and works well with icemelt solutions. It's an ideal sprayer to use for home, garden, turf and even landscape areas. It can perfectly handle icemelt solutions by using strainer basket, filter in piston cylinder and filter in shut off. The sprayer comes with a piston pump, the most popular pump design for backpack sprayers, wand clips that stores and secures the extension wand when not in use and padded shoulder straps that accommodates a full backpack support for user, preventing fatigue due to long usage. The sprayer is also equipped with Viton seals, a synthetic rubber commonly used for o-rings and other molded goods. With its built-in filter and durable material, this backpack sprayer can be used everyday when required and can definitely last a long time.