Industries That Use Dry Ice Blasting

Let’s talk about specifically what industries use dry ice blasting.  If you have been following this blog, you now know how dry ice works, why you would use it, and how Portland Blasting got started. The industries are numerous and varied, but here are the most popular: […]

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So How Does Dry Ice Blasting Work?

How does dry ice blasting work? Well first, let’s define some terms.  A contaminant is any substance that you want to clean off, or otherwise want gone.  It could be anything from carbon dust to grease to oil to cocoa powder.  When you clean a contaminant, you […]

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A Dry Ice Overview

So you may ask, “Why dry ice? What makes it unique and special?”  There are a number of things you can do and/or services with dry ice that you can’t do with other cleaning methods like chemical/brush/sponge cleaning or sand/soda blasting. First, dry ice is completely non-conductive, […]

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The Genesis of Portland Blasting

When I set out to make a name for myself as the owner of Portland Blasting, there were a couple of key factors that had to be considered.  First, whatever method I use had to be non-toxic.  If there was any potential to harm my clients, employees, […]

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Dry Ice Blasting in Food Processing Environments

No Fuss, No Muss! Perhaps the mental image of men with tanks and hoses combating possible contaminants in a commercial kitchen setting is a little unnerving. The idea of chemical agents mingling with machinery and surfaces used in large-scale food preparation isn’t exactly appetizing. But then, looks […]

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Dry Ice Blasting in the News!

‘Rising’ Sculpture Rejuvenated A quick stroll through the Internet turned up this story from Toronto. Where do you turn when your $5 million statue, weighing approximately 22 tons, gets covered in dust and soot from passing motorists on a busy street? City officials considered washing ‘Rising’, an […]

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