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Aftercooler Dryer Checks: Extend Life, Increase Performance

This week we thought we would provide you with a reference of four daily and weekly checks you should routinely perform on your aftercooler dryer  to increase its life and performance, regardless of its make or model. Whether you are a novice or an experienced dry ice blaster, familiar with or unaccustomed to the use  Continue Reading »

Cold Caps for Keeping Your Hair during Chemotherapy

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 »

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) : Imperative to Dry Ice Blasting Safety

When dry ice blasting, it is imperative to put the safety of yourself and your co-workers at the forefront of your priorities. The first step toward ensuring you are operating safely is to make sure you have the proper personal protective equipment (PPE) before you begin dry ice blasting. By doing so, you save time  Continue Reading »

Continental Carbonic to Feature Dry Ice Blasting at IFT ’14 Show

Continental Carbonic will feature dry ice blasting products at the Institute of Food Technology (IFT) Show in New Orleans this June 22-24, 2014. Continental Carbonic has implemented dry ice blasting in several top food processing facilities as an alternative cleaning method that prevents moisture from being used in production areas. Cleaning with dry ice blasting  Continue Reading »

Why Choose Continental Carbonic for Dry Ice Blasting?

Are you wondering why you should choose Continental Carbonic for your dry ice blasting needs? Well, wonder no longer: We are your single source advantage for dry ice blasting. Continental Carbonic is the premiere U.S. supplier of high quality blasting dry ice. We also provide a top-of-the-line selection of dry ice blasting machines and after  Continue Reading »

Back to the Basics: The Fundamentals of Dry Ice Blasting

Dry ice blasting works on three levels almost instantaneously to get you the cleanest end product possible. The pictures below show each step of the dry ice blasting process; kinetic, thermal, and sublimation. Here’s how it works: First, dry ice blasting uses the kinetic energy created by the combination of compressed air and blasting dry  Continue Reading »

Continental Carbonic to Exhibit Dry Ice Blasting Products at IBIE 2013

Did you know that dry ice blasting is an oustanding method for cleaning bakeries? Continental Carbonic will exhibit at the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) this October 6-9 in Las Vegas. The IBIE brings baking professionals from every segment of the grain-based market together for the industry’s most comprehensive trade event. At IBIE, attendees can learn  Continue Reading »

Maximize Your Dry Ice Blasting Experience with Proper Air Hoses and Fittings.

As you prepare to begin dry ice blasting, ensuring you have the proper air hoses and fittings will lead to a better blasting experience.  A bad hose or improper fitting can lead to poor performance or even injury. Below are several tips to make certain your dry ice blasting experience is safe and efficient. Safety  Continue Reading »

Do you need an Aftercooler Dryer?

Hot, wet and oily air from diesel compressors is the enemy of any dry ice blasting machine and the leading cause of freeze-ups. As a contract cleaner, there is nothing worse than having a blasting machine freeze-up in the middle of a job! Enter the aftercooler dryer. The purpose of an aftercooler dryer is to  Continue Reading »

Maximize Your Blasting Dry Ice Performance!

Ensuring customers receive maximum value from their blasting dry ice order is of critical importance to Continental Carbonic. Customers who are new to dry ice blasting often have questions about how to best store and use their dry ice to reduce sublimation and ensure the safety of their employees. Dry ice is the solid form  Continue Reading »