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Blasting Dry Ice

High density 1/8" dry ice pellets and cut block dry ice are the two forms of dry ice used for dry ice blasting. It is important to use only high quality dry ice to achieve the best return on time and investment in dry ice blasting.

Continental Carbonic's professional sales team offers over 75 years of combined expertise in dry ice blasting. We can help you calculate the dry ice needs for your particular dry ice blasting job and develop a delivery schedule that fits your needs so you have exactly the amount of dry ice you need...when you need it.

How Much Dry Ice to Use for Dry Ice Blasting

Dry ice pellet usage is measured in pounds per minute for blast cleaning.

  • Dry ice blasting machines vary by model, but dry ice usage can be as low as 0.5 pound per minute or as high as 6.0 pounds per minute.

  • Typically, 1.0 - 3.0 pounds of dry ice is used per minute of dry ice blast time.

  • A good rule of thumb is to order 1,000 pounds of blasting dry ice per 8-hour shift.

High Density Dry Ice Container Packaging

Click the photos below to view our high density dry ice packaging process: