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3 ways dry ice blasting is used in the automotive industry

Posted by The Cold Jet Team on Mar 22, 2021 8:05:00 AM

1. Mold cleaning

Dry ice blasting systems have helped automotive molders meet stringent industry demands such as 6-Sigma, Kaizen, 5S and TPM (Total Productive Maintenance). Dry ice blasting allows operators to clean molds while they are still hot and in the press. Cleaning with dry ice enables molders to optimize their manufacturing process by cleaning contaminants from cavities, vents and hard-to-reach places faster, better and more economically than traditional methods.

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Integrated dry ice blasting enables automated deburring

Posted by The Cold Jet Team on Jan 4, 2021 10:00:00 AM

An automotive parts supplier uses an integrated dry ice blasting system to completely automate their burr removal process.

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Automotive, Deburring and deflashing, Integrated Blasting

How do you restore a Corvette with dry ice?

Posted by The Cold Jet Team on Jun 22, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Automobile restoration involves repairing the worn aspects of a classic car to return it to its authentic condition, or how it would have appeared when first offered for sale. 

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Historical Restoration, Automotive

Clean your BMW with dry ice

Posted by The Cold Jet Team on Oct 7, 2019 11:00:00 AM

In an industry which attempts to strike a balance between cleaning and restoring BMWs, there are many steps to the rejuvenation process. Yet very rarely does anyone consider dry ice cleaning as one of these steps.

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Automotive molder reduces cleaning time by 75%

Posted by Steve Wilson on Jun 24, 2019 9:17:32 AM

Miniature Precision Components was losing hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost labor expenses, defective parts, and damaged equipment all because of inadequate cleaning methods.

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Automotive, Plastics

Dry ice helps automotive molder meet stringent productivity demands

Posted by Steve Wilson on May 13, 2019 9:44:17 PM

For Tyco Electronics, the world's largest supplier of automotive electronic components, conventional cleaning processes for its injection molding equipment were cutting into vital production time.

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Injection mold cleaning, Electronics, Automotive, Plastics

Injection molder increases uptime 25% with dry ice

Posted by Steve Wilson on Apr 9, 2019 9:29:56 PM

Cleaning injection molds can cause a lot of unnecessary downtime in automotive production. Dry ice blasting is the rare alternative that can both reduce downtime and provide a thorough cleaning.

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Injection mold cleaning, Automotive, Plastics