Tag Archives: Dry Ice Blasting

Dry Ice Blasting for Industrial Equipment

The week before Christmas, we started a new dry ice blast cleaning project for the Vacumet Corporation. Vacumet makes metalized paper for labels, video game covers and other applications. One of their large printers was taken offline for yearly maintenance. This year rather than use sandblasting, they opted to try dry ice blast cleaning. Over […]

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Dry Ice Blasting Gas Turbines

A week and a half ago, Mark and I went up to a massive paper mill along the Androscoggin River in Jay, Maine. We were contracted to clean a 50MW natural gas turbine during its 7 year overhaul. The site has 3 50MW turbines in total, the other two will be overhauled next year. These […]

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Dry Ice Blasting for LEED Certification

LEED accredited buildings are growing increasingly popular as building owners and developers become more environmentally conscious. The Cryogenic Institute of New England, Inc. knows dry ice blast cleaning is helpful in attaining this accreditation. A main premise of LEED is to limit building occupant and maintenance staff exposure to hazardous chemicals and particulate contaminants. Dry […]

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Dry Ice Blasting Power Generators

The Cryogenic Institute of New England, Inc. provides its dry ice blasting service for power generators throughout New England and parts of New York. Power generators require cleaning from time to time as maintenance procedures require. The photograph above shows us cleaning a generator in upstate Vermont. There are many “accepted” methods for the cleaning […]

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Dry Ice Blasting Boats and Small Ships

Dry ice blast cleaning is growing in popularity due to its versatility and environmentally friendliness. At the Cryogenic Institute of New England, we have found that the process is a great way to clean boat hulls. Boat hulls corrode and collect marine growth that must be cleaned frequently. This protects the boat from further damage […]

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