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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

How vessels were safely decontaminated after environmental disaster

Posted by The Cold Jet Team on Nov 25, 2019 11:00:00 AM

On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico owned by BP exploded and caught fire, initiating the worst man-made environmental disaster in U.S. history.

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Contract Cleaning

Should I make my own dry ice?

Posted by The Cold Jet Team on Nov 21, 2019 2:12:32 PM

If you're wondering "Should I make my own dry ice?", you've come to the right place.

We get this question a lot. In the right situation, making your own dry ice can save you a lot of time and money while eliminating headaches. Producing your own dry ice can:

1) Give you greater control over your production, processing, and cold chain management systems.

2) Both reduce waste and cut operational costs, which boosts efficiency. 

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Dry Ice Production

Injection molder reduces cleaning time from 16 hours to 1

Posted by The Cold Jet Team on Nov 18, 2019 11:02:00 AM

Diehl Stiftung & Co. KG is an international technology group headquartered in Nürnberg, Germany. Diehl is one of the worldwide market leaders as a technology manufacturer of bars, pipes and profiles, synchronous rings made of special brass, steel and metal-plastic interconnection systems from its own value chain. Embedded in this business field, Diehl Metal Applications GmbH has specialized in innovative composite products made of metal and plastic materials.

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Injection mold cleaning, Plastics

How to use dry ice and CO2 safely

Posted by The Cold Jet Team on Nov 11, 2019 8:53:00 AM
When working with CO2 , precaution must always be taken to ensure that the area is sufficiently ventilated and that proper PPE is administered when dealing with the liquid or solid form of CO2 (dry ice).
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Dry Ice Blasting Basics, Safety

The environmentally friendly cleaning solution

Posted by The Cold Jet Team on Nov 4, 2019 11:11:00 AM

Due to a tightening regulatory environment and a greater awareness for environmental standards, environmentally friendly cleaning methods are becoming more important to industry.  

Traditional cleaning methods often times involve the generation of harmful secondary waste and the use of harsh chemicals, which negatively affect both the environment and the individual performing the cleaning.

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Benefits of dry ice blasting, Dry Ice Blasting Basics