Transformer - globally new dry ice blaster Use up 16 mm pellets for power and economical cleaning
Dry Ice cleaning has never been so flexible and economical
Model "One" only for small pellets (1.6 and 3 mm)
Переосмысление очистки сухим льдом
The revolutionary chopper in Transformer
Historically, 1-1.6 mm pellets have been used for dry ice cleaning, but since they evaporated too quickly, users switched to 3 mm granules, sacrificing cleaning efficiency. Advantages of fine particles of solid dry ice:
For example, 16 mm pellets have up to 5 times less specific surface area to weight, due to which they evaporate more slowly, which in turn gives the following advantages:
Also, the gentle technology of cutting granules from IRBISTECH provides the following advantages:
Comparison of granule grinding technologies
You can use:
Shearing-the body is divided into parts of predetermined sizes and shapes. The process is fully controlled.*
This grinding technology is used in the dry ice cleaning machine model “TRANSFORMER“.
You can use:
Shaving -the blades scrape a thin layer from the body of the pellet, resulting in the formation of small particles resembling flakes and dust.
You can use:
Compressing – the body under the action of load is deformed throughout the volume and, when the internal stress exceeds the compressive strength, is destroyed. As a result of this destruction, particles of various sizes and shapes are obtained.
* Technological publication ” Grinding in the chemical industry”, Sidenko P. M., Publisher: Chemistry, Year: 1977
Supersonic nozzles for the ONE and Transformer
Dry ice super sonic nozzle
It is known that the specific consumption of pellets for cleaning 1 square meter of dirt depends on:
But not a lot of customers pay attention to such parameters as:
Long supersonic nozzles from IRBIT are able to keep the supersonic flow along the entire length of the long nozzle, due to which the pellets acquire a higher speed. In flat nozzles, when their length increases, the supersonic flow is disrupted due to boundary layers.
It is known that the main function of the dry ice cleaning machine is to feed dry ice pellets into the compressed air stream. The new pellet feed unit in dry ice cleaning machines ONE and TRANSFORMER is based on the principle of compressed air swirl and has the following advantages
Schematic diagram of the Transformer
Features and equipment
Easy-to-use operator panel
High level of ergonomics
Flexible pneumatic wheels
Functional operator handle (24VDC)
Lightweight and flexible jet hose (4.5 mm)
Flat universal nozzle
Individual long supersonic nozzle
Scoop for ice
Spare parts and accessories
Extension of the electro-cryogenic hose
Aluminum operator's gun
Spare set of seals and portion shaft
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Selecting a compressor for cleaning
Removal of dirt of light complexity, which can be almost removed with a rag by hand (for example: oil deposits, light deposits, loose and brittle dirt, industrial dust, street dirt): working pressure 6-7 atm and 3 cubic meters / min according to FAQ
For the removal of medium-sized dirt (including paint, deposits, grease deposits, food soot, dried glue and bitumen): working pressure 8-9 atm and 5-6 cubic meters / min according to FAQ
For the removal of high-complexity contaminants (including old rust,” stone ” deposits on the steam turbine, polymer and fire-fighting paint): working pressure of 10-12 ATM and 7-9 cubic meters / min according to FAQ
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
1. What distinguishes pellets from ordinary dry ice, which is used in ice cream makers on the street?
Dry ice granules are obtained by pressing at a pressure of 160-200 atm, due to which its density becomes very high, and the lumen of the granules is almost transparent. Regular blocks of dry ice, white in color and very fragile. granules, in turn, are loose and solid, so they are used for high-quality cleaning.
No, only small cylindrical pellets with a diameter of 1.6 or 3 mm.
The grinder in the TRANSFORMER machine can only accept loose pellets with a size of 3 to 20 mm in diameter, it does not work with blocks.
It immediately evaporates and turns into CO2 gas.
It flies off in the direction where the air jet with pellets blows. dry ice is inert and does not interact with dirt and the surface to be cleaned.
When cleaning, a screw compressor is used, which supplies a large amount of air during the cleaning process through the nozzle, so in 99.99% of cases, there are no breathing problems. if the room is closed, has a small volume or low ceilings, and the container with pellets is located in it, then there is a need to ensure constant ventilation of the room. This is explained by the fact that CO2 is heavier than air.
Dry ice is sold in some large cities of Russia by independent producers, so dry ice is a market commodity, not a monopoly. In order to find out the nearest manufacturer of dry ice, you can contact IRBISTECH, our specialists are always ready to provide this information.
See the article “Organisation of dry ice production“
Storage is carried out in special industrial thermal containers on wheels with a capacity of 100,200,300 kg of ice; there are also inexpensive household containers for 50-75 kg with good characteristics, made of foam. All these containers have basic properties: tightness and a wall thickness of 10 cm. Some local dry ice producers provide containers for rent.
5-8% of the volume per day. The rate of evaporation depends on the time of year. Before the first opening of the container, 3-millimeter pellets can be safely stored for up to three days without changing their properties. Large pellets with a diameter of 6-20 mm evaporate more slowly than pellets with a diameter of 3 mm, due to the smaller specific area per 1 kg of pellets.
In the machine, everything is thought out so that, with proper operation, it will serve for many years. In case of violation of the operating rules, the following damages may occur:
- breakage of the operator’s handle when it is hit hard;
- damage and abrasion of the batch shaft with a seal, knives and shredder sieves in case of frequent ingress of solid dust into the hopper or through the air flow, as well as in case of a single ingress of a large solid object into the structure, such as, for example, a nut or bolt.
For uninterrupted operation of the plant, the compressed air must have a low humidity (the maximum value is 5% relative humidity, the dew point is below 0°C). The compressed air must be free of oil, dirt and large particles. The compressed air must, at a minimum, comply with the air quality indicators according to “ISO 8573, class 3”.
Compressor for a point solution: removal of dirt of light complexity, which are easily removed by hand with a rag (for example: oil deposits, light deposits, crumbly and brittle dirt, industrial dust, street dirt): working pressure of 7 ATM and 3 cubic meters / min according to FAD (estimated price 330,000 rubles. with an electric drive of 18 kW);
Universal compressor for cleaning services: for removing medium-complexity dirt (including paint, deposits, grease deposits, food soot, dried glue and bitumen): working pressure 8-9 ATM and 4-5 cubic meters / min according to FAD (estimated price 600,000 rubles. with an electric drive for 30 kW);
Special applications: for removing high-complexity contaminants (including old rust,” stone ” deposits on a steam turbine, polymer and fire-fighting paint): working pressure of 10-12 ATM and 7 cubic meters / min according to FAD (estimated price 900,000 rubles with an electric drive of 55 kW).