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Halloween Dry Ice- Questions & Answers

Written on October 26, 2017 at 4:01 pm, by

Some quick questions and answers about finding or using dry ice this Halloween. Q: Where can I purchase dry ice? A: Anyone over the age of 18 is welcome to come to any of our walk in locations. Those locations can be found on our dry ice locator here. Q: When can I purchase dry  Continue Reading »

Witches Brew

Written on October 19, 2017 at 11:23 am, by

Who doesn’t love a good witches brew on Halloween? And what is witches brew without a little dry ice fog? Everyone has their own favorite recipes and one of our favorites is Martha Stewart’s. It is a root beer float witches brew and very simple to make. What you will need: • One Cauldron •  Continue Reading »

Evolution Line of Dry Ice Blasting Machines are here!

Written on August 13, 2015 at 2:49 pm, by

IceTech has launched the new Evolution line dry ice blasting machines; the Elite 20 and Xtreme 40. These machines are revolutionary because they are the first multi-power dry ice blasting machines on the market. The powerful 24 V DC motors will automatically switch, without interruption, the input electricity into consistent, clean energy needed to run the  Continue Reading »

Hot Weather Operation of Dry Ice Blasting Machines

Written on July 22, 2015 at 9:04 am, by

In the middle of summer, hot weather presents special challenges for dry ice blasting. The two main challenges for dry ice blasting in hot weather are protecting the integrity of your blasting dry ice and cooling the air used to dry ice blast. Dry ice has a few enemies: heat, moisture and air movement. In  Continue Reading »

Using an IceSplitter with IceTech Dry Ice Blasting Machines

Written on May 21, 2015 at 10:44 am, by

Have you purchased or rented an IceTech IT-3 kit but wondered what some of the items were used for? One such item may have been the IceTech IceSplitter. There are some dry ice blasting applications that net better results with more impacts per square inch of a smaller dry ice pellet than our standard 3mm  Continue Reading »

National Driver Appreciation Week!

Written on September 19, 2014 at 2:06 pm, by

This week is National Driver Appreciation Week, so we thought it only fitting to dedicate this week’s blog post to our drivers. Given that our company slogan is “Delivering Excellence in Dry Ice” it goes without saying that the ones doing that delivering are a key element in keeping Continental Carbonic running like clockwork! We  Continue Reading »

How to Pack a Cooler with Dry Ice

Written on May 21, 2014 at 3:13 pm, by

Heading to the lake or the beach or camping this Memorial Day weekend? You’re going to have to pack your coolers and what better way to keep your food and drinks cold and fresh than with dry ice? Of course, you need to know the best way to pack your cooler, and we are here  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 »

Using Generators to Power Dry Ice Blasting Equipment

Written on March 18, 2014 at 2:56 pm, by

More applications for dry ice blasting are found every day. In a perfect world, every situation requiring dry ice blasting would also come with a reliable source of electricity. Because this is not always the case, some contractors use a pneumatic dry ice blasting machine such as our Phoenix line of dry ice blasting machines.  Continue Reading »

Dry Ice FAQ

Written on June 14, 2013 at 10:57 am, by

We love to hear from our customers! Here are a few frequently asked questions about dry ice we hear most often: How much does dry ice cost? At Continental Carbonic, we sell dry ice block and pellets per pound – usually for $1 a pound or less. As with most products, the more dry ice  Continue Reading »