Airgas Dry Ice uses patented, high-density pellet machines and hydraulic block presses to produce dry ice for food, beverage, industrial, shipping and cleaning applications. Dry ice blasting is an environmentally friendly cleaning technology, taking hold as companies are discovering the benefits of eliminating chemicals, reducing labor and simplifying operation. Customers are embracing this cleaning alternative because of the many benefits it affords.
Dry Ice is formed by compressing Liquid CO2 snow. Dry Ice is approximately –109°F and is used primarily for refrigeration, providing approximately 245 BTU’s per lb. Dry ice is a natural medium that serves many industries and applications. The properties of dry ice make it a perfect tool for freezing, stabilizing, preparing and shipping items in temperatures as low as -109°F. Companies prefer to use dry ice because of its cooling factor and lack of water or residue.