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USAGE OF DRY ICE IN AIR-CATERING

Since SVCGPL produces and supplies food grade, high purity dry ice, Airline catering companies have been using our dry ice for many years. Our dry ice is used in the catering trolleys.

Food trolleys equipped with dry ice packages are broadly employed to preserve the freshness and to enhance the taste and appearance of the meals served on board. As suppliers to the Indian Air Carriers, we know how important it is to offer a proven, reliable and world class dry ice in required quantities and at required time.

SVCGPL offers a wide range of innovative dry ice solutions, to meet your specific needs across all areas of food processing and quality catering.

Specification

  • Temperature: -78.50C (-1730F),Free of Water, Non Conductive, Anti Bacterial, Non Toxic.
  • SVCGPL have Two factories for Manufacturing Dry Ice in Chennai And Coimbatore

Applications

  • In-transit refrigeration of foods, ice cream, pharmaceuticals and other temperature-sensitive materials (like vaccines)
  • Process cooling during chopping/blending/mixing/mincing/grinding operations of meat.
  • Dry ice blasting cleaning system for moulds, machinery, buildings etc.etc.
  • Shrink fitting metal components for an interference fit e.g. axles into gear wheels
  • Production of fog effects for theatres, discos etc.
  • Quick and convenient source of inert gas for purging fuel tanks etc.
  • Freeze-branding livestock

Safety

  • Intensely very cold and hence contact with bare skin should be avoided
  • Carbon dioxide gas is heavier than air and is an ashyxiant - care should be taken to avoid accumulation at low levels or in confined spaces
  • Dry Ice must not be placed in tightly sealed containers. Sufficient care (ie) vents must be provided to allow the gas evolved to escape.

Dry Ice Standards

COLOUR - TRANSLUCENT WHITE,
ODOUR - SLIGHTLY PUNGENT
TASTE - ACIDIC / BITING
TOXICITY - RECOMMENDED MAX. 0.5% v/v FOR CONTINOUS WORKING CONDITION
TEMPERATURE OF SOLID DRY ICE - (-) 78.3 ° C
SP. HEAT OF SOLID DRY ICE - 0.32 BTU / ° F, DENSITY - 97.6 @ (-) 78.3 ° C
VAPOUR PRESSURE OF Co2 - 14.7 @ (-) 78.3 ° C, LATENT HEAT 246.7 BTU / @ (-) 78.3 ° C
SUBLIMATION POINT - (-) 78.5 ° C / (-) 109.2 ° F @ Atm. Pres.
BLOCK SIZE - 210 X 150 X 110 MM ,BLOCK SHAPE - BRICK SHAPE
BLOCK WEIGHT - 5 – 6 KGS, MOL. WEIGHT - 44.01 ,SP. VOLUME - 1M3 / 1500 KGS.