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Reliance Sells Dry Ice:

Dry Ice is sold in block form 6x3x4. Pellets are also available on a per order basis.

Some Dry Ice Uses:

  • Boating
  • Freeze Fresh Strawberries
  • Hunting
  • Power Outages
  • Fishing
  • Add to Pools & Jacuzzis
  • Traveling
  • Removing Floor Tiles
  • Shipping Frozen Products

Boaters, Campers, Hunters & Fishermen

Why use dry ice? Dry ice is perfect for every portable refrigeration need – camping, hunting, boating, fishing, or for chilling or cooling party food at home. It delivers more cold per pound and lasts longer than other portable refrigeration methods. To keep refrigerated or frozen food fresh and prevent spoilage, experienced outdoor enthusiasts turn to dry ice. Dry ice can be used for either freezing or cooling.

Freezing Tips – Using the right amount of dry ice for your vented cooler will provide up to seven days of frozen portable refrigeration. To determine the amount of dry ice for your situation ask our experts.

Cooling Tips – Place a small amount of dry ice in the bottom of your vented cooler, cover with wet ice cubes, and pack the cooler. Depending on outside temperature, the hold time will be four to five days (1 part dry ice / 4 parts wet ice).

Protect Fish and Game Trophys

Keeping your catch cool without excess moisture calls for dry ice. Packing your trophy fish or game in dry ice prior to transport and shipping will ensure that it arrives in the best possible condition. To gain the full chilling effect and not damage your trophy, be sure to wrap your dry icepieces in a towel or paper and don’t let the dry ice come in direct contact with your catch. Direct contact could cause freezer burn.

Pick up time and transporting Dry Ice

Plan to pick up the dry ice as close to the time it is needed as possible. It sublimates at 10%, or 5 to 10 pounds every 24 hours, whichever is greater. Carry it in a well-insulated container such as an ice chest. If it is transported inside a car or van for more than 15 minutes make sure there is fresh air.

Handling

Dry ice temperature is extremely cold at -109.3°F (or -78.5°C.) Always handle dry ice with care and wear protective cloth or leather gloves whenever touching it. An oven mitt or towel will work. If touched briefly it is harmless, but prolonged contact with the skin will freeze cells and cause injury similar to a burn.

Dry ice is frozen carbon dioxide (CO2), a normal part of Earth’s atmosphere. It is particularly useful for freezing, and keeping things frozen because of its very cold.

Dry ice changes directly from a solid to a gas -sublimation- in normal atmospheric conditions without going through a wet liquid stage (melting). Therefore it gets the name “dry ice.”

*Caution: Keep dry ice away from children if they cannot be closely supervised at all times.

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