Airgas® Dry Ice is the largest manufacturer and distributor of dry ice in the United States. With 15 production facilities and 50 distribution branches, coupled with a network of over 4,500 retail locations, Airgas® Dry Ice delivers product convenience for our customers. Airgas® Dry Ice owns the largest dry ice plant in the world. We have strategically placed our facilities for uninterrupted supply and service. Fortune 500 Companies, as well as the finest independents across the nation, choose Airgas® Dry Ice as their supplier. So should you.
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.
With ever-increasing demand and shorter lead times, the makers of quality perishable goods face a constant shipping challenge: how to ensure their products arrive well protected and temperature controlled. Airgas Dry Ice custom packaging specialists provide a reliable, cost-efficient solution…