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.
What is dry ice blasting? We get that question a lot. Dry ice blasting is also known as dry ice cleaning, which is why we also get the question, “Why would you clean dry ice?”
1. Superior clean
Dry ice blasting is a more effective and efficient cleaning process in many applications. By cleaning equipment and machinery in less time, facilities are able to get more production cycles from existing equipment. Preventive maintenance or spot cleaning can also be done more frequently without affecting production.
How does dry ice blasting compare to other cleaning methods?
When comparing dry ice blasting to other cleaning methods, such as abrasive blasting (sand, bead, etc), soda blasting, pressure washing, chemical solvent washing and manual hand tools, it is important to ask the following questions of each:
Many people ask, "Why is dry ice blasting better than my current cleaning process?"
Due to the unique characteristics of dry ice, it has many benefits that make it a more attractive cleaning solution than alternatives. The benefits include: