Dry Ice Blasting Cleaning Blog

A Day in the Salt Mines Leaves Dry Ice Blasting the Winner vs. Manual Chiseling of Hardened Build-Up

At Polar Clean, it’s not an exaggeration to say that the results we achieve for our clients in places like power plants, oil refineries, manufacturing facilities, and historic restoration sites can be dramatic. Years –… Read more
Dry Ice Blasting for a Salt Mine

Automated Interior Diameter Tube Cleaning Research with Dry Ice Blasting Underway

Learn how Polar Clean’s ongoing collaboration with university researchers is yielding improvement in the process for automating the cleaning of interior tube diameters with dry ice. For many years, dry ice blasting has been used… Read more
Heat Exchanger ID Tube Cleaning

Brick & Masonry Cleaning with Dry Ice Blasting

Prized for its effectiveness at cleaning industrial equipment like turbines, SCR catalysts, HRSG units, reactor tubes, and motors, dry ice blasting is also an ideal method of restoring brick and masonry. Busy building owners, general… Read more
Brick & Masonry Dry Ice Cleaning

Case Study: When the Going Gets Sticky, the Sticky Turn to Dry Ice Blasting

There are plenty of tough cleaning jobs in a manufacturing plant, but there are none stickier than trying to remove years’ worth of build-up on a machine that coats giant sheets of laminate with glue.… Read more

Delivering Excellence Through the Most Effective Technology Available

When it Comes to Delivering Excellence Through the Selection and Deployment of the Most Effective Technology Available, No One is Better than Polar Clean. The key to our high quality service results is in our… Read more
Delivering Excellence Through Effective Technology

Dry Ice Blasting at a Starbucks Coffee Roasting Plant

When Starbucks needed two of their 5′ x 5′ and 65′ high coffee bean silos cleaned because of a coffee bean jam, they turned to Polar Clean for dry ice (CO2) blasting services. The Polar… Read more
Coffee Roasting Plant Dry Ice Blasting Silo

Dry Ice Blasting for More Effective Cleaning of Reactor Tube IDs & Heat Exchange Systems

For refineries, dry ice blasting provides a faster and more effective method of cleaning both the interior of reactor tubes and heat exchange system exteriors while reducing cost, liability, downtime, and more. Maintaining the cleanliness… Read more
Reactor Tube Dry Ice Blasting

Dry Ice Blasting for Safe & Effective Method of HRSG Tube Cleaning

For HRSG tubes, dry ice blasting offers a safe, efficient, effective, and rust-free alternative to more time-consuming and costly methods of cleaning. Heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) tubes often become fouled with sulfur, salt, corrosion,… Read more
HRSG Dry Ice Cleaning

Dry Ice Blasting Makes Short Work of High-Proof Job at Kentucky Distillery

Whiskey distilleries practice a methodical art that combines carefully curated recipes, charred oak barrels and a process that takes its sweet time. It’s an incredibly meticulous undertaking, so when a venerable Kentucky distillery discovered that… Read more

Dry Ice Blasting of Industrial Motors

Did you know that electric motors account for up to 80% of all available electric energy used by an industrial site? Or that electric motors waste up to 50% of electric energy due to inefficient… Read more
Industrial Motor Dry Ice Cleaning

Dry Ice Blasting Restores Historic Union Terminal

Gentle Cleaning Removes the Grime but Leaves the Years Intact Once a bustling Cincinnati train station that was filled to nearly five times its capacity during World War II as soldiers left and returned from… Read more
Union Terminal Dry Ice Blasting by Polar Clean

Dry Ice Cleaning for Allergen-Free Food Production: Clean Doesn’t Begin to Cover It

Among the most demanding standards of clean in any industry is the cleaning required for food production and processing equipment and facilities. Routine cleaning in this environment is tough enough, but when switching from products… Read more

Dry Ice Cleaning Restores Fire Damaged Cathedral Ceiling to Full Beauty

When a man splashed 10 gallons of gasoline into the Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ocala, Florida, and ignited it in July 2020, churchgoers escaped but the church was left with extensive damage. Afterward,… Read more
Church Restoration

Industrial Facility Restoration with Dry Ice Blasting

A new startup manufacturer recently purchased a 40-year-old, 300,000 square foot facility that was formerly used as an automotive foundry – with walls, ceiling and rafters blackened by graphite, chemical build-up, dirt, and grime. Our… Read more

Polar Clean has Engineered Cleaning Solutions for Coffee Roasting Plants

When your customers sit down at their favorite café and enjoy your coffee, they may be experiencing the impact of Polar Clean’s specialized services to the coffee roasting industry. Long before you and your customers… Read more
Engineered Cleaning Solutions for Coffee Roasting Plant

The Most Effective Turbine Cleaning Available: Dry Ice Blasting

Power generation professionals know that natural gas turbines require proper cleaning to maintain peak performance. But the pressure to keep these turbines running can lead to deferred cleaning, unexpected and expensive downtime and reduced efficiency.… Read more
Gas Turbine Dry Ice Cleaning & Blasting

The Right Recipe and Key Ingredients are Essential to Producing a Quality Food Product

The same is true for building a superior service company to deliver world class engineered cleaning solutions. Polar Clean has three key components to our successful strategy: Safety & Risk Management Expertise Dry Ice Expertise… Read more
Key Ingredients are Essential to Producing a Quality Food Product

What’s Hiding in Your Ceiling?

Ceilings and rafters can house dust, grime, grease, and other contaminants that jeopardize the quality – and safety – of your products. Dry ice blasting provides a fast, thorough, water-free and environmentally friendly solution for… Read more