Bitumen/Asphalt/Tar Removal with Dry Ice Blasting

Dislodges easily due to cold temperature of Dry Ice  No secondary waste stream Cleans in place Fast and effective High quality of clean Bitumen, tar and asphalt can build up on bulk storage tanks, heating coils, road tankers and surface dressing equipment used for road maintenance and repair. This can mask problems and lead to […]

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Fire and Smoke Remediation with Dry Ice Cleaning

Decontaminates Cleans all surfaces Odour removal Non-abrasive process Fire and smoke can cause extreme damage to buildings and equipment. Dry Ice Cleaning effectively cleans and decontaminates in one step, restoring equipment and buildings after fire and smoke damage. As well as this, it removes the odour that remains after a fire.  Dry Ice Cleaning is […]

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Dry Ice Cleaning of Bottling Lines

Increased production Moisture free Delicate process Superior clean Product accumulation can cause maintenance issues within beverage facilities, particularly within bottling lines. Spilled beverages and adhesive labels can leave a sticky residue and internal areas of labellers can become heavily contaminated with glue and grime, therefore reducing process efficiency. Dry Ice is a food grade media […]

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Pre-Audit Cleaning with Dry Ice

Less chance of failing audit BRC, HACCP, FDA and EPA approved Increased production Improved end product quality Proven to kill bacteria Within the Food and Beverage sector, ensuring that production environment and equipment, (i.e. ovens, conveyor systems and electrical components) are cleaned to an extremely high standard is a necessity for Quality Managers. However, within […]

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Restoring Electrical Distribution Boards & Switchgear Post-Flashover with Dry Ice Cleaning

Effectively removes contaminants post-flashover Restores electrical equipment to efficiency post flashover Non-conductive and moisture free process Non-abrasive Flashovers can occur in electrical equipment due to a build up of contaminants, such as dust, grime and product. This can result in catastrophic failure and significant production downtime. For this reason, it is important to look at […]

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Dry Ice Cleaning of Electric Motors

Eliminates risk of catastrophic failure Non-abrasive Non-conductive, moisture free process Faster clean at a superior quality Increased IR Readings Due to electric motors proximity to production facilities and equipment, contaminant build-up can occur from oil, grease and product. If these contaminants are not removed, they build-up, resulting in a breakdown of insulation and bearing lubrication, […]

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Dry Ice Cleaning for Electrical Stators

Completely dry, moisture free, safe process Non abrasive Delicate cleaning No secondary waste stream Reduces risk of malfunction and catastrophic failure Increased IR readings Contamination build up within electrical stators can cause intermittent earth faults, resulting in higher running costs and lower electricity generation and risking malfunctioning or catastrophic failure. Ensuring a stator is cleaned […]

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Turbine Cleaning with Dry Ice Blasting

Non-abrasive No secondary waste produced Gives a faster, superior clean Downtime is significantly less Extends reliability and lifespan of equipment Eco-friendly, sustainable media   At Polar IceTech, we clean multiple components of gas and steam turbines: turbine blades, compressor blades, casings, discs, bearing seals, labyrinth seals. In turbines, a buildup of hardened carbon, rust and oil […]

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Preventative Maintenance Cleaning on Electrical Distribution Boards and Switchgear

Preventative Maintenance (PM) Cleaning ensures reliability and performance Increases IR readings Non-conductive, dry moisture free process Non-abrasive No secondary waste stream Within electrical equipment such as distribution boards and switchgear, contaminants (dust, grime and product) can build up on the exterior panel of the distribution board, but can infiltrate the interior, reducing reliability and performance […]

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Cleaning Industrial Dryers with Dry Ice

Lifespan and reliability of dryers improved Load dries 50% faster Faster drying at a lower cost Cleans in place without need for disassembly, minimising downtime Industrial Dryers face a serious problem when dryer panels become heavily contaminated with foreign objects. A build up of melted plastic blocks air holes is a main factor resulting in […]

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Cleaning HRSGs with Dry Ice

Non abrasive process No secondary waste stream Faster, effective clean Eco-friendly, sustainable media Ideal for surface preparation pre-NDT of tubes In HRSGs, clean fins are crucial to ensure maximum efficiency. Over time, contaminates such as sulphur and rust residue accumulate, reducing the transfer of heat. The corrosive nature of sulphur reduces the integrity of tubes, […]

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Reliability Ireland March2019 Polar IceTech ARQ, Fleury Engineering

Reliability is Cleanliness

“There cannot be reliability without cleanliness. When we investigate equipment that fails, the condition in which it is maintained plays a significant role. The exterior and interior cleanliness of the asset as well as the quality of the oil used within it plays a significant role in it’s performance.” “How our equipment is cleaned equally […]

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Polar IceTech sponsors Reliability Ireland 2019 highlighting the connection between dry ice cleaning and equipment reliability

Polar IceTech announce sponsorship of Ireland’s only Reliability conference

Cleaning is one of the key components in successful equipment reliability and maintenance. When equipment is clean, it’s easier to inspect, identify potential problems and maintain optimum performance. When it’s not, dirt, grease, grime and moisture can cause significant interruptions to production and potentially cost companies millions. In knowing this, and eager to spread the […]

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Effective Surface Preparation with Dry Ice Blasting

Ideal for NDT Removes only flaking, chipped coatings Doesn’t pit metal surface Faster and more effective No secondary waste Non-abrasive Eco-friendly Dry Ice Blasting is ideal for surface preparation prior to NDT of weld lines, boiler tubes and any pressured pipe work, etc. Dry Ice Blasting cleans to a superior standard at a faster speed […]

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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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Reliability Centered Maintenance Programmes with Dry Ice Blasting Cryogenic Cleaning at Polar IceTech

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 -78.5ºC. At Polar IceTech we use various different pellet sizes depending on the type […]

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Dry Ice Pellets - Solid carbon Dioxide used in Dry Ice Blasting Cryogenic Cleaning in Irish Industries with Polar IceTech

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

Dry Ice is solid carbon dioxide (CO2). It is -78.5°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 […]

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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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Polar IceTech win Cork R&D Innovation Award 2016

  Polar IceTech Ltd have this week been recognised for their Innovative Environmental Services Work with the Cork Business Innovation Award 2016 Polar IceTech Ltd have this week been announced as winners of the Cork R&D Innovation Award 2016 “in recognition of its outstanding success in the sector”. Cork business Polar IceTech provide eco-friendly cryogenic […]

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Polar IceTech Ltd Dry Ice Blasting Specialists offering Dry Ice Cleaning Solutions in Northern Ireland, the UK and Republic of Ireland

Polar IceTech Ltd expand into Northern Ireland

Polar IceTech Ltd are delighted to announce an expansion of our team and services in Northern Ireland. Following the awarding of a significant number of contracts within Northern Ireland across multiple industries, we have recently established an office and have hired a number of operators. “It is an exciting time for Polar IceTech Ltd as […]

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Dry Ice Blasting within the Food & Beverage Industry

Cleaning sensitive and critical applications such as ovens, conveyor systems and electrical components can often be a genuine concern for food and beverage manufacturers in Ireland. Dry Ice Blasting has proven to be a suitable application which not only cleans the surface but decontaminates the surface with FDA approved dry Ice leaving no residues and […]

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Dry Ice Blasting in the Power Generation Industry

Cleaning electrical equipment is a necessity if power plants, and the industry in total, are to reach maximum efficiency and ultimate production capabilities. The costs associated with downtime and machines out of operation can be significant, however, cleaning can often not be a priority considering the amount of downtime involved. Not cleaning the equipment on […]

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Polar Icetech Ltd Reducing Carbon Footprint with Dry Ice Cleaning

Dry Ice Blasting Contributing to Reduced Industry Carbon Footprint

IRISH industries can significantly reduce their carbon footprint by using Dry Ice Blasting as their cleaning solution, as it is a sustainable media. The process has been approved by the EPA, FDA and the USDA which qualifies Dry Ice Blasting as an efficient eco-friendly cleaning solution industries such as Pharmaceutical, Power Generation, Oil & Gas, […]

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