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Dry Ice Cleaning

An efficient industrial cleaning solution

Dry Ice cleaning is also known as dry ice blasting, CO₂ blasting, and even environmentally sustainable cleaning.

Dry Ice cleaning is an efficient and cost-effective industrial cleaning system, which helps industries to maximise production capability and quality. Dry Ice cleaning is similar to sand blasting, plastic bead blasting or soda blasting, where particles are accelerated in a pressurised air stream to impact a surface which needs to be cleaned or prepared. But that's where the similarity ends.

Instead of using hard abrasive particles to attack a surface (and damage it), dry ice blasting uses soft dry Ice pellets accelerated to supersonic speeds, and creates mini-explosions on the surface to lift the undesirable layer off the underlying substrate.

Dry Ice pellets can be made on site or supplied by Air Products.

Unique and superior benefits over traditional blasting systems

  • non-abrasive, non-flammable and non-conductive cleaning method
  • environmentally responsible and contains no secondary contaminants such as solvents or grit
  • clean and approved for use in the food industry
  • allows most items to be cleaned in situ without time consuming disassembly
  • can be used without damaging active electrical or mechanical parts or creating fire hazards
  • can be used to remove production residue, release agents, contaminants, paints, oils and biofilms
  • can be as gentle as dusting smoke damage from books or as aggressive as removing weld slag from tooling
  • can be used for many general cleaning applications
Pellets of dry ice

Dry Ice pellets are made from CO₂ which:

  • is a non-toxic, liquefied gas
  • is inexpensive
  • can be stored easily at work sites

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