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Services
Refresh your building’s exterior and ensure its durability
Improve your interior with durable, low-VOC finishes tailored to your needs
Comprehensive warehouse floor markings and line-striping solutions tailored to your needs
Ready for all heights and types, with certified aerial lift operators
Services
Restore, refresh, and increase the visual appeal of the exterior of your facilities
From pipe labeling to hazard marking, ensure safety and compliance
Coating solutions engineered for enduring performance, aesthetics, and regulatory compliance
Safeguard your installations against the elements with durable coatings
Protect and revitalize your machinery
Safety-focused, compliant painting for difficult-to-access areas
Ready for all heights and types, with certified aerial lift operators
Comprehensive warehouse floor markings and line-striping solutions tailored to your needs
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Durable coatings for forklift traffic, slip resistance, chemical resistance, and more
Reliable sealing and caulking for commercial and industrial environments
Transform floors into sleek, resilient surfaces with our concrete polishing.
Durable repair, patching, and resurfacing for industrial and commercial spaces.
Ensure safety and compliance with secure footing for workers and customers
Certified ESD flooring for durability, safety, and compliance
Comprehensive warehouse floor markings and line-striping solutions tailored to your needs
Durability and thermal shock resistance for industrial environments.
Industrial Cleaning

Comprehensive industrial cleaning services. We’re committed to delivering thorough and efficient cleaning solutions that enhance safety, maintain equipment longevity, and ensure compliance with industry standards.

Services
Ready for all heights and types, with certified aerial lift operators
From advanced robotics to heavy-duty machines, ensure optimal performance and longevity
Mitigate risk and prevent catastrophic outcomes with professional dust cleaning
Versatile cleaning and surface preparation for industrial needs.
Designed for delicate finishes to heavy-duty industrial cleaning
Eradicate dirt, grime, mold, and other contaminants from your facilities
An innovative, environmentally friendly, and efficient alternative to traditional blasting
Efficiently clean with no water, chemicals, or secondary waste
Industrial Cleaning

Dry Ice Blasting: Effective Preparation for Industrial Surfaces

In a highly active industrial setting, it’s only a matter of time before your surfaces and equipment get filthy. Letting grease, chemical residue, and other materials build up can permanently damage these parts of your facility, impede your operations, and put the health and safety of your workers and customers at risk. So, regular maintenance is required, but when it comes to cleaning in sensitive or tightly controlled applications, standard industrial cleaning solutions won’t do. You need a method that’s powerful enough to do the job thoroughly but versatile enough to get it done safely and precisely.

Dry ice blasting may be the cleaning solution you’re looking for. Let’s explore this effective sanitizing method for industrial surfaces and its many benefits.

What is Dry Ice Blasting?

Dry ice blasting falls under the umbrella of abrasive blasting, a technique that pressurizes a stream of particles and blasts them toward a surface at high velocity. Abrasive blasting can be used to clean surfaces and/or smooth them out. Different materials may be used for blasting purposes, such as glass beads, baking soda, or sand. Naturally, dry ice blasting uses small particles of frozen carbon dioxide (also known as dry ice) to sanitize a surface. While dry ice blasting is considered a form of abrasive blasting, it is less rough and cleaner than, say, sandblasting, as the particles vaporize on impact.

As for how this technique works to clean surfaces, the extreme pressure and cold temperature of dry ice blasting create a small shock wave as the particles reach their target. This sudden fluctuation in temperature and pressure helps loosen any stubborn paint or contaminants. You can think of dry ice blasting as a method of extreme sanding, except instead of sandpaper, the material is dry ice, and rather than rubbing a surface up and down, the friction comes from the highly compressed blast.

How We Perform Dry Ice Blasting

Abrasive blasting methods fall within our industrial cleaning offerings at Painters USA, including dry ice blasting. This cleaning method is especially useful and popular for food production facilities. Whenever performing dry ice blasting (or any other form of industrial cleaning), our first priority is keeping the project contained and protecting all nearby machinery and surfaces. So, to prepare, we hang coverings in doorways and openings around the work area, as well as over equipment, floors, sprinkler heads, and other objects that could get hit by mistake. Then, our trained team will methodically blast the surfaces in question until all unwanted materials have been safely removed from the surface.

The Benefits of Dry Ice Blasting

While dry ice blasting isn’t the only effective option for sanitizing surfaces and preparing them for new coatings, its many benefits have made it one of the best. First, dry ice blasting is, well, dry-- unlike high-powered pressure washing and other water-based cleaning methods. As such, this method can be used to safely clean sensitive electric equipment, and painters don’t have to wait as long to start applying new coatings after the blasting is complete. 

Next, dry ice blasting is versatile, offering variable power settings to accommodate the strength or delicacy of a given surface and making it possible to clean complex machinery without taking it apart. Dry ice blasting is also highly effective at eliminating bacteria and other hazardous contaminants that may be found in food processing equipment. And, as mentioned earlier, dry ice blasting is clean, leaving no residue behind after the fact. The same can’t be said for sponge blasting or sandblasting.

If you’re looking for an effective, versatile, fast, and safe cleaning solution for your industrial surfaces, hire a contractor that offers dry ice blasting. Painters USA has helped maintain many facilities and their equipment using this efficient technique, and we’re happy to answer any questions regarding it. 

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