Monthly Archives: November 2014


Application Spotlight: LCO2 Cleaning for Medical Devices

November 18, 2014

Because Americans are living longer, more active lives than previous generations, the need for joint replacement surgery has never been greater.

metal-knee-jointIn fact, according to the Mayo Clinic, about one million patients get new hip or knee implants each year in the U.S.

So, where do all these artificial joints comes from? A small but growing industry, medical device manufacturers specialize in precision machining of implantable devices, surgical instruments, and diagnostic equipment. And a critical part during the manufacturing of these devices is cleaning, which is where we come in.


The Environmental Benefits of CO2 Cleaning

November 5, 2014

A relatively new cleaning process with countless industrial applications, dry ice cleaning sounds like science fiction to many new users.

When told that they can clean components and parts without using solvents and without leaving a residue, most are understandably nonplussed. Many in manufacturing assume that some negative impact on the environment is a necessary evil of industrial cleaning.  But we’re thrilled to tell you that it doesn’t have to be. Really?  How can you clean something without producing any waste agents? Allow us a moment to explain.