1. In what kind of applications has dry ice cleaning proven to be very effective?
The advantages of cleaning in place and the evaporation of the blasting media makes dry ice cleaning very effective in following industries/applications:
General Maintenance of Machines & Production Lines
• degreasing chains
• cleaning conveyor systems
• renovating printing presses
• cleaning of glue modules (paper industry)
• paint stripping
• removal of resin
• control panels and fans
Automotive & Aerospace Industry
• removing weld slag from robots
• cleaning tyre moulds
• reconditioning motor blocks
• cleaning engine parts
Plastic and Foundry Industry
• cleaning of injection moulds
• cleaning of extrusion moulds
• cleaning of casting moulds
• foundry core boxes
• cleaning of tanks & silos
• cleaning of industrial ovens
• cleaning of forms (pastry, waffles, ...)
• cleaning of production lines (chocolate, ...)
• nuclear decontamination
• removing asbestos
• removing graffiti
• removing epoxy paint
• restoration of facades
• removing carbon deposits after fire
- 2. What happens to the contaminant while dry ice blasting?
- 3. How does dry ice blasting compare to other methods?
- 4. What is dry ice?
- 5. Dry ice blasting: how does it work?
- 6. What kinds of applications are not suited for dry ice cleaning?
- 7. What do I need to clean with dry ice?
- 8. What is the economical benefit of dry ice cleaning?