6. What kinds of applications are not suited for dry ice cleaning?
There are three categories of applications where dry ice cleaning is not the right technique:
1. The base material is too soft and can be damaged by the high impact of the pellets. Examples are soft wood and some softer plastics.
2. Thick coatings of very hard material that have a strong bond with the underground. Examples are baked-on enamel on cast iron, primers in car parts, …
3. Soft contaminants, like oil, tend to splatter and may require special procedures or collection system.
- 1. In what kind of applications has dry ice cleaning proven to be very effective?
- 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?
- 7. What do I need to clean with dry ice?
- 8. What is the economical benefit of dry ice cleaning?