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Category Archives: Dry Ice

Dry Ice Mosquito Traps

Written on August 7, 2014 at 3:22 pm, by

Are your traps not quite keeping the mosquitos away this summer? We have a solution to your problem! Mosquitos are attracted to the carbon dioxide exhaled by mammals. The mosquitos use their antennae to detect carbon dioxide and their eyes to detect movement and light to lead them toward their next warm-blooded target. Many mosquito traps  Continue Reading »

Buying vs. Making Dry Ice: Why Buying From CCPI Saves You Money

Written on July 17, 2014 at 1:38 pm, by

When considering your options to either buy or make your own dry ice, there are a number of factors that should be considered. The capital investment it takes to manufacture dry ice is substantial. You must consider the cost of equipment such as a liquid storage tank, piping, insulated storage containers, as well as the  Continue Reading »

This 4th Of July – Focus On Safety

Written on July 3, 2014 at 8:37 am, by

For most Americans, 4th of July is a summer holiday associated with baseball, hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill, homemade potato salad, and fireworks. This year, Continental Carbonic would like to focus on our employees’ and our customers’ safety – while working and enjoying the holiday. Continental Carbonic has made a big effort over  Continue Reading »

Cold Caps for Keeping Your Hair during Chemotherapy

Written on June 26, 2014 at 9:00 am, by

One of the most difficult aspects of having cancer is being treated with chemotherapy and dealing with its side effects. Specifically, hair loss seems to add insult to injury and is said to be one of the most devastating parts of being a cancer patient because it is a daily reminder and a clear sign  Continue Reading »

How to Use Dry Ice to Free Your Lawn of Moles and Gophers

Written on April 21, 2014 at 9:25 am, by

Warm weather will soon be upon us and so will the creatures that come crawling with it! It’s almost the time for mowing lawns, landscaping, and ridding your yards, greens, and fairways of moles and gophers. We know these pests can ruin your perfectly groomed lawn and we know you want to go back to  Continue Reading »

The best dry ice containers in the industry

Written on April 3, 2014 at 4:47 pm, by

At Continental Carbonic we take great pride in offering our customers the best dry ice containers in the business. Our food-grade stainless steel lined insulated dry ice containers are just that.  The USDA approves of the containers we use because the stainless steel lining is safer, easy to sanitize and it doesn’t mark like the  Continue Reading »

Does your dry ice provider sanitize its dry ice containers and dry ice production equipment?

Written on March 7, 2014 at 11:57 am, by

PET FOOD RECALLS. CHICKEN RECALLS DUE TO SALMONELLA OR E. COLI SUSPICION. FOOD SAFETY CONCERNS.  We are seeing these types of headlines in our newspapers more often each day. What do these headlines have to do with dry ice? Because many of our customers are in the food manufacturing and processing industries, our dry ice containers are  Continue Reading »

Shipping for the Holidays with Dry Ice

Written on December 19, 2013 at 9:36 am, by

‘Tis the time of year to send your loved ones holiday cheer! People frequently ship local specialties like Cincinnati’s chili, Chicago’s deep dish pizza or Texas BBQ to family members in other states. Continental Carbonic can help you ship your local favorites using dry ice to keep your items frozen during transit. When using ground  Continue Reading »

Shipping with Dry Ice vs. Frozen Gel Packs

Written on December 6, 2013 at 9:24 am, by

Have you ever wondered why shipping with dry ice is preferred over frozen gel packs? The first question that should be asked is, “Do you want your product cooled or do you want your product hard-frozen?” If you only need your product chilled, but not frozen, utilizing dry ice may not be the best solution.  Continue Reading »

Create a Spooky Jack-O-Lantern with Dry Ice

Written on October 29, 2013 at 1:31 pm, by

Want to add extra pizazz to your Jack-O-Lanterns this year? You can with dry ice. Find a plastic container that is taller than the eyes of your pumpkin and fill it about half full with hot water. Place the glass inside your carved pumpkin. Using tongs and cotton gloves add two or three pieces of  Continue Reading »