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How to restore a historic B-17 with dry ice

Posted by The Cold Jet Team on Feb 17, 2020 11:00:00 AM

The Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum in Savannah, Georgia memorializes the 8th Air Force, a military unit started after the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Historical Restoration

Automotive supplier produces high quality dry ice on-site

Posted by The Cold Jet Team on Feb 10, 2020 11:00:00 AM

KSPG AG is the parent company of Rheinmetall’s Automotive sector. As a global first-tier supplier to the automotive industry, KSPG commands foremost positions in the product and component segments air supply, emission control and pumps as well as in the development, manufacturing and aftermarket supply of pistons, engine blocks, and plain bearings. The products are developed in cooperation with leading automotive manufacturers.

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Dry Ice Production

Dustless blasting without the water

Posted by The Cold Jet Team on Feb 3, 2020 10:13:00 AM

 

If you’ve heard of dustless blasting, you know it’s becoming the preferred choice for surface preparation and corrosion/coating removal.  While the title “dustless” blasting is a bit of a misnomer, given that it’s impossible to deliver completely dustless blasting when abrasive blasting is needed, there are solutions out there that drastically reduce dust clouds.

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Dry Ice Blasting Basics, Dry Ice Blasting + Abrasive

Cleaning nuclear power equipment with dry ice

Posted by The Cold Jet Team on Jan 27, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Nuclear equipment proves a unique challenge to clean. High levels of contamination have previously required significant downtime and hazards to employees.

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Power Generation, Nuclear

Contractor of the Month: Mike Coleman, CMC Industrial Services

Posted by The Cold Jet Team on Jan 13, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Based in Concord, North Carolina, CMC Industrial Services provides expert cleaning, restoration, and surface preparation solutions for commercial, industrial and residential customers throughout the Eastern United States to the Mississippi River.

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Contract Cleaning

Paint and coating stripping with dry ice blasting + abrasive

Posted by The Cold Jet Team on Jan 6, 2020 9:12:00 AM

 

We often get asked the question, “Can dry ice blasting remove paint?”  This can be a tricky question as the answer is specific to the situation (type of paint, type of surface, how well is the paint adhered, etc.). 

Dry ice is a gentle medium and in some applications it is not successful at removing paint with just dry ice alone.  Depending on the type of paint and primer, even aggressive dry ice blasting can be too slow or too gentle.

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Coating and Corrosion, Dry Ice Blasting + Abrasive

The world's most advanced and highest performing dry ice blasters

Posted by The Cold Jet Team on Dec 19, 2019 9:14:32 AM
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Dry Ice Blasting Basics

The importance of dry air with dry ice blasting

Posted by The Cold Jet Team on Dec 16, 2019 7:43:00 AM

 

When utilizing a portable diesel compressor in your dry ice blasting operation, it’s important to take the appropriate steps to ensure you’re using dry air. Diesel compressors often supply hot and moist air, which can alter the integrity of your dry ice and hamper the performance of your dry ice blasting system.

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Dry Ice Blasting Basics

Contractor of the Month: Scott Ales, YoungTimer, LLC

Posted by The Cold Jet Team on Dec 9, 2019 9:19:48 AM

 

Scott Ales of YoungTimer, LLC is based in Eustis, Florida and services the automotive and retail segments.

 

“I want an authentic presentation,” says Scott Ales of YoungTimer, LLC.

 

In the automotive resale industry, quality cleaning is essential to remove contaminants such as cosmoline, road dirt and grime, and also to break dust from the underside of vehicles. For difficult to reach places and interior or soft materials, a gentle touch is required.

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Contract Cleaning

How to reduce water in manufacturing facilities

Posted by The Cold Jet Team on Dec 2, 2019 1:14:00 PM

Reducing water usage, especially in cleaning processes, is becoming a major initiative in industrial and manufacturing settings.  Not solely from an environmental sustainability perspective, but also for cost cutting purposes.  

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Benefits of dry ice blasting, Dry Ice Blasting Basics