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.
Reducing water usage, especially in cleaning processes, is becoming a major initiative in industrial and manufacturing settings. Not solely from a environmental sustainability perspective, but also for cost cutting purposes.
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).
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?”
Many people ask us, "How does dry ice blasting work?" Our answer is, "There's more to it than meets the eye!"
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: