Dry Ice Cleaning in the Medical Device Industry

Cleaning with Dry Ice Cleaning is beneficial to the Medical Device Industry as it helps to maintain the tight tolerances of precision micro-moulds. Its non-abrasive quality ensures that micorscopic letters, numbers and trademarks moulded into the products are not damaged during cleaning.

Dry Ice Cleaning enables manufacturers to optimize their process by cleaning contaminants from cavities, vents and hard-to-reach places. This is done without the use of chemicals, eliminating chemical residue on the mold. It is also recognised by the EPA, FDA and USDA as an acceptable material in cleaning methods.

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Key Features of Dry Ice Cleaning

  • Non-abrasive – won’t damage moulds & delicate components
  • No water or secondary waste
  • Clean in-place, no disassembly required
  • Decontaminate surfaces
  • Environmentally responsible
  • Non toxic – no chemicals used

Key Benefits of Dry Ice Cleaning

  • Cuts cleaning time by up to 75%
  • Reduces replacement tooling costs & product scrap rates
  • Improve product quality
  • Process and product consistency
  • Helps meet contract specifications
  • Reduce downtime
  • Increase productivity
  • Reduces carbon footprint
  • Helps meet strict industry standards for cleanliness
  • Increased equipment efficiency

Polar IceTech & the Medical Device Industry

Polar IceTech work with medical device companies who have delicate requirements cleaning catheter tips, surgical device handles, surgical instrument trays, or stents, to cleaning the clamping devices used during the fabrication process. Some of the applications we clean are listed below.


  • Liquid Injection Silicone Molds
  • Thermoplastic Injection Molds
  • Thermoset Injection Molds


  • Medical Stents and Implants
  • Surgical Tools and Instruments
  • Titanium, Stainless, PEEK products
  • Catheter Tips
  • Manifolds

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