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Effective Surface Preparation with Dry Ice Blasting

Up to 80% of paint and coating failures are a leading attribute to poor quality surface preparation. Effectively preparing surfaces for re-coating, coating, painting, NDT (Non-Destructive Testing) or cosmetic finishings is essential if a lasting finish is to be achieved and to avoid premature rework.   According to Polar IceTech Managing Director, Damien McDonnell, one […]

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Increasing Boiler Efficiency with Dry Ice Cleaning

Cleaning boilers with Dry Ice Blasting can drastically increase boiler efficiency without damage to HRSG economiser tubes. A safe and fast cleaning method, Dry Ice Blasting  easily removes difficult contaminants including rust and carbon build up while reducing the risk of catastrophic failure and unplanned outage. Reduced energy consumption and increased efficiency are the results […]

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Polar IceTech Job Opportunity Marketing Support

Job Opportunity – Marketing Assistant Required

Role: Marketing Assistant Basis: 12 week project – up to 10 hours per week Remuneration: from €22,000 pro rata Application deadline: Close of business on Tuesday January 30, 2018   Job description We are looking for a dynamic, self motivated and skilled marketing professional to join our team on a freelance basis for a 12 […]

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Dry Ice Cleaning and Reliability-centered Maintenance

Increasingly companies and their production, continuous improvement & reliability teams are looking at ways to ensure performance of equipment and associated assets are optimised. They are looking at ensuring failure and downtime, is eliminated, or at least significantly minimised, and obtaining the most effective performance from existing equipment & assets. The factors that matter are less downtime associated costs, less reject and scrap rates, increased end product […]

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It’s all about the Data: Why CI Teams are taking Dry Ice Blasting seriously

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE DATA Why Continuous Improvement Teams are taking Dry Ice Blasting seriously Lean Six Sigma and Continuous Improvement teams tirelessly seeks to improve company efficiencies and introduce processes which reduce operating overheads and streamline workflows. Together with Polar IceTech, many of our clients reduce wasted time, reduce production downtime, reduce secondary waste (and all associated […]

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How Dry Ice Blasting Works

How Does Dry Ice Blasting work? Dry Ice Blasting is an innovative and technically-advanced method of cleaning and decontaminating surfaces with Dry Ice – a solid form of carbon dioxide. The dry ice comes in pellet format which are stored at -79ºC. At Polar IceTech we use various different pellet sizes depending on the type of work […]

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What is Dry Ice and How is it Used in Cryogenic Cleaning?

Dry Ice is solid carbon dioxide (CO2). It is -79°C and is made by pressurising, cooling and compressing gaseous & liquid CO2. The Dry Ice we use is made from reclaimed and recycled CO2 therefore is carbon neutral and not harmful to the atmosphere. Dry Ice is totally moisture free, is non-conductive and non-toxic therefore as […]

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2017 Polar IceTech Overall Winner Local Enterprise Board South Cork

Polar IceTech Win Best South Cork Business 2017

Polar IceTech have been named best business in South Cork by the Local Enterprise Office for our lean, cost effective cryogenic cleaning solutions to large industries in Ireland and NI. We now go forward to the National Awards in Dublin in May.

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Manufacturing & Sustainability Events

Polar IceTech are delighted to be exhibiting and speaking at the 2017 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference and the Sustainability Summit 2017 on Tuesday November 31st at City West, Dublin. Free admission is available to each event by registering at either or We have reserved stand number S87 (see floor map here where to find […]

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