Tag Archives: Dry Ice Blasting

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Dry Ice Cleaning for Mold Tooling

Dry ice cleaning is helping rubber and plastic molders to improve part quality and reduce operational costs. Dry ice cleaning, or dry ice blasting as it’s also known, removes fouling and residues from injection molds and other types of metal tooling. This safe, clean process won’t harm mold surfaces or their finishes and eliminates time-consuming […]

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Dry Ice Blasting Update – Fall 2022

Dry Ice Shortage At the present time there is a shortage of dry ice available in the United States. This shortage is expected to alleviate by some point this fall. Nitrofreeze has contracts with a dry ice supplier to minimize delays in production, however, we can still complete dry ice blasting jobs at our facility […]

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Dry Ice Blasting During Planned Shutdowns

Planned shutdowns give manufacturers an opportunity to clean and maintain facilities and equipment. For some companies, planned downtime in December makes the most sense because the company is closed for Christmas and New Year’s anyway. Other businesses prefer summer shutdowns, especially around the Fourth of July, because it’s when many employees take their annual vacations. […]

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Dry Ice Blasting

Dry Ice Blasting Explained

Dry ice blasting removes contaminants and coatings such as surface rust, dirt, and paint with a high-velocity stream of dry ice pellets. Dry ice cleaning, as this process is also known, is effectively media-less because dry ice, the solid form of carbon dioxide (CO2), sublimates. During dry ice sublimation, solid carbon dioxide turns directly into […]

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dry ice blasting vs abrasive ice blasting

Dry Ice Blasting vs. Sand Blasting vs. Abrasive Ice Blasting

Dry ice blasting, sand blasting, and abrasive ice blasting can all clean industrial facilities and equipment. Dry ice blasting uses compressed air to propel a high-velocity stream of dry ice pellets at a surface such as a wall, floor, or machine. Dry ice cleaning, as this process is also known, is effectively media-less because its […]

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