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What does Dry ice Cleaning involve?  Do I need it?

Dry Ice Cleaning, also known as cryogenic cleaning, is a blasting technique similar to sand blasting, but makes use of solid CO2 or dry ice pellets.  Dry Ice Blasting is a non-abrasive blast method which is fast and effective . Dry-ice blasting is an efficient  cleaning method. and is made of reclaimed carbon dioxide that is produced from other industrial processes. It also reduces or eliminates employee exposure to the use of chemical cleaning agents.  Dry ice Cleaning is rapidly becoming the preferred cleaning method in various sectors including automotive, construction, food, plastic and the electrical power industries.

At TCMS we understand that dry ice blasting cannot clean everything, however it is suitable for the vast majority of industrial applications that may have used alternative cleaning methods in the past. Our experienced team will offer expert, impartial advice on the right solution for you and we will only recommend dry ice blast cleaning if we feel it’s the most appropriate method and makes economic sense.

Dry Ice cleaning for your industry

Dry Ice cleaning is growing quickly in various industries.  Below is some more information about the uses in each speciifc sector. If you have any question please call us on O121 333 5824 or email us at info@tcmscleaning.com

  • Using dry ice cleaning in the plastic sector will result in a  considerable reduction of cleaning time. This technology is used for:

    • cleaning conveyor systems in latex factories with dry ice
    • deburring plastic parts with dry ice blasting
    • mould and extruder cleaning with dry ice
    • plastic removal from plastic processing equipment with dry ice
    • polyurethane removal with dry ice

  • The automotive-, railway- and aeronautics industry benefit a lot from dry ice cleaning. This results in time saving and is used for:

    • cleaning welding robots in bodyshop with dry ice
    • cleaning moulds for thermoplastic/PUR/rubber/aluminium with dry ice
    • motor cleaning with dry ice
    • reconditioning car parts with dry ice cleaning
    • chain cleaning with dry ice
    • paint stripping of car parts with dry ice cleaning
    • removing labels with dry ice cleaning
    • cleaning runway lights with dry ice cleaning
  • Dry ice cleaning is rapidly becoming the preferred process for property restoration. This dry ice cleaning technique is an ecological cleaning way, rand is much more efficient and is used for:

    • asbestos decontamination with dry ice
    • graffiti and paint removal with dry ice
    • chewing gum and road mark removal with dry ice
    • escalator cleaning with dry ice
    • fire damage clean-up, removal of tar, bitumen, asphalt with dry ice
    • monument cleaning with dry ice
    • mould cleaning with dry ice
    • paint stripping wooden constructions and furniture with dry ice
    • removing oxidation with dry ice cleaning
    • boat renovation with dry ice cleaning

  • Dry Ice blasting is very highly recommended in food industry. This technology results in time saving, no damaging of the moulds, no additional waste,… and is used for the following:

    • cleaning food production lines with dry ice
    • storage tank and reactor cleaning with dry ice
    • dry ice gritblasting in food processing
    • cleaning packaging lines and glue removal with dry ice
    • mould cleaning with dry ice
    • cleaning mills, mixers and other food processing equipment with dry ice
    • electric cabin cleaning with dry ice
    • bakeplate cleaning with dry ice
    • cleaning seals, walls in food factories with dry ice
    • continuous conveyor ovens, fryers, industrial waffle moulds, baked -on residues, carbon build-up, grease, knife blades, .

  • Dry ice cleaning is now been frequently used for paper processing. This technology results in time saving and is used for:

    • cleaning hotmelt nozzle systems with dry ice
    • paper processing machine cleaning with dry ice
    • paper production line cleaning with dry ice
  • Dry ice blasters offer many options to allow reliable integration into automated cleaning systems and are widely used for:

    • automated deburring with dry ice
    • automated mould cleaning with dry ice
    • fully automated dry ice blasting of series production
    • robotised paint stripping with dry ice
  • The printing industry widely recognises dry ice cleaning as the most efficient and fastest method for cleaning printing presses and equipment. Dry ice cleaning is used used for:

    • machine maintenance and cleaning printing presses with dry ice
    • cleaning drums, grippers and rollers with dry ice
    • cleaning side walls and ink trays with dry ice
    • cleaning gears, print decks and guides escalator with dry ice
    • cleaning delivery units and feeders with dry ice
    • cleaning conveyors, gluers with dry ice
    • cleaning electrical cabinets with dry ice
    • cleaning paper converting equipment with dry ice

  • Chemical industry benefit daily from the use of dry ice cleaning, which results in substantial time saving.

    • CIP cleaning with dry ice
    • cleaning production equipment with dry ice
    •  pharmaceutical mould cleaning with dry ice
    •  removing carbon deposits in reactors with dry ice
    •  removing rust from chemical equipment with dry ice
    •  tank and reactor cleaning with dry ice
  • Dry ice cleaning machines are highly recommended for cleaning dead or live equipment. This results in time saving and is used for:

    • turbine cleaning with dry ice
    • generator cleaning with dry ice
    • dry ice gritblasting at power plants
    • high voltage insulator cleaning with dry ice
    • derusting of electrical installations with dry ice
    • electrical cabinet/switchboards cleaning with dry ice
    • high power engines cleaning with dry ice
    • nuclear decontamination in NPP with dry ice
    • resin removal in the production of transformers with dry ice

  • Due to dry ice cleaning the  foundry industry benefits from considerable costs savings related to a considerable reduction of cleaning time. This technology is used for:

    • mould cleaning with dry ice
    • cleaning with dry ice without damaging equipment
    • derusting and paintstripping with dry ice gritblasting
    • deburring with dry ice of metal parts after laser cutting
    • derusting metal parts with dry ice
    • paint stripping from metal machine parts with dry ice
    • cleaning welding robots with dry ice

  • Dry ice cleaning machines are widely recommended in the rubber industry. This cleaning method results in time saving, increases the life time of moulds and is used for:

    • mould cleaning (egg. tire moulds) with dry ice
    • cleaning presses, mixers and machinery with dry ice
    • rubber removal from processing equipment with dry ice

  • Dry ice cleaning is becoming mor enad more widely highly recommended in all kind of industries for many applications. This cleaning systems is so efficients and is  used for general applications such as:

    • chain cleaning with dry ice
    • electrical components cleaning with dry ice
    • label and glue removal with dry ice
    • motor cleaning with dry ice
    • mould cleaning in glass industry with dry ice
    • paint stripping of boats, machine parts, with dry ice
    • water de-icing and other applications with dry ice

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