4. What is dry ice?

  • Dry ice is the solid form of CO2.
  • It has a temperature of -79° C.
  • At atmospheric pressure it evaporates into the air.
  • It is called “dry ice” because it doesn’t contain water.
  • For dry ice cleaning purposes dry ice in the form of granulates of 3 mm diameter, called pellets, is most commonly used.

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