Category Archives: Dry Ice (CO2) Blasting

Cleaning With Dry Ice? How Could He Have Known?

It's believed to have first been observed in 1834 when a French chemist opened a container of liquid carbon dioxide. By opening the container, the pressure inside was reduced and some of the liquid carbon dioxide vaporized. This caused a very rapid lowering of the temperature of the liquid carbon dioxide remaining in the container.  It…
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Dry Ice Blasting to Remove Flour Residue

Yesterday, my youngest sister asked if she could have the old wooden flour bowl our mother used when she made biscuits.  All three of us siblings knew where she always kept it . . . in the lower kitchen cabinet of our beloved homeplace.  Old flour still clings to the inside of the cabinet walls where the flour…
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Dry Ice Blasting to Remove Smoke and Soot Residue

Smoke and soot damage to floor joists after a furnace fire in the crawlspace.Even though it was a relatively small fire confined to the crawlspace of the house, the smell of smoke was extremely invasive and unpleasant throughout the house, long after the fire was out.The fire occurred in a heating unit in the crawlspace, and…
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Cleaning With Dry Ice Has Clear Advantages.

There are many cleaning applications where using dry ice to clean with has a clear advantage over using water, sand, and solvents.Think about heavy, outdoor equipment. If it's ouside, then that's probably a good application for cleaning with sand or water.Delicate equipment after cleaning with dry ice. Cleaning with dry ice can be aggressive or gentle and…
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