25th May 2018

posted by AM_admin

We solve your cleaning challenges – Dry Ice Cleaning

‘Talk to us’ about Dry Ice Blasting – If you work: 

  • in food and drink manufacturing and packaging
  • in industry where paint, resins, glue, plastics or rubber are being used and made
  • in factories where machines, engines and tools are being used, crafted and constructed
  • in the printing industry with ink injection print heads
  • where there is solid carbon dust such as in the foundry industry and in industrial ovens

dry ice blasting may be the perfect solution for your cleaning challenge, particularly where waste is hardened and caked-on.

Dry ice blasting uses soft dry ice, which is propelled at supersonic speed, to create mini-explosions on the surface so that any undesirable contaminant is lifted off without abrasion. The cold temperature of the dry ice creates a micro-thermal shock between the surface contaminant and the substrate, further eliminating the contaminant by cracking and delaminating it. The process cleans with minimal, if any, surface damage.

It can be used to remove production residue, release agents, contaminants, paints, oils and biofilms, where there is fire damage, in listed and historic buildings, and is especially effective for hard to reach places such as pipework areas.

The process is versatile and can be as gentle as dusting smoke damage from books or as aggressive as removing weld slag from tooling.

It also allows most items to be cleaned in place without the need for time-consuming and inconvenient disassembly, resulting in reduced downtime, improved productivity, the extension of equipment life, improved worker safety and reduced costs.

Quicker and easier to use: dry ice cleaning can be done in significantly less time than a conventional manual process, avoiding situations that are difficult or unpopular to clean by hand with conventional methods. Equipment can be cleaned while hot and online.

Increasing asset life: dry ice cleaning is non-abrasive and non-conductive. It is unlikely to damage equipment and is safe for most surfaces, including electrical components. More regular, through and effective cleaning is an important part of a proactive asset management strategy.

Improved health and safety: exposure to toxic cleaning materials is eliminated. Dry ice, or carbon dioxide, is a non-poisonous, liquefied gas that can also be stored safely and easily at customer sites and can be used without damaging electrical or mechanical parts and creating fire hazards.

Supports sustainability: dry ice blasting is environmentally responsible and contains no secondary contaminants such as solvents or grit media.

Dry Ice Blasting can be delivered by our highly trained team of industrial technicians with reassurance of the highest standards of health and safety compliance, so why not give us a call to discuss your needs.

For more information about dry ice blasting and other services:
Paul Nelson: Email: paul.nelson@amservicesgroup.co.uk  Mobile: 07730 765382