Archive for May 22, 2012
Something new that you may not have heard of before is dry ice cleaning. Dry ice cleaning is a new indoor power cleaning solution that those in the power cleaning industry are using now. In fact, dry ice cleaning is gaining in popularity among those in the cleaning industry. You can remove the toughest dirt and grime with this cleaning method, which is a nonabrasive blasting method that is sort of like sandblasting, only it uses a gentler cleaning agent. Dry ice cleaning solution is best used for cleaning air planes, cars, buses and other large objects that need to be cleaned indoors.
Carbon dioxide is used as the cleaning agent dry ice cleaning. The carbon dioxide is in small pellet form. The small pellets are directed at the surface that is being cleaned as they are blasted out of the cleaning machine. Carbon dioxide pellets are highly effective at removing dirt and grime off of the surface you are power cleaning.
Once the tiny pellets hit the surface they evaporate into carbon dioxide gas. There is no secondary waste like there is when sandblasting a surface is done. The food and beverage industry uses dry ice cleaning too as this cleaning method is non toxic. It will clean off grease and food waste left on kitchen equipment with ease.
Dry ice cleaning is also the method of choice for cleaning historical items and buildings. It can restore them back to their original look without any damaging them. Another type of industry that is using dry ice cleaning solutions is the plastics industry. You can blast cleaning molds, extruder screws, ovens and mixers with this type of cleaning method and you won’t have to worry about damaging anything. All of the cleaning requirements are met when you use this method and you do not leave behind secondary waste. Dry ice cleaning is the preferred method of cleaning for the paper and pulp industry as well.