6. What kinds of applications are not suited for dry ice cleaning?

There are three categories of applications where dry ice cleaning is not the right technique:

1. The base material is too soft and can be damaged by the high impact of the pellets. Examples are soft wood and some softer plastics. 

2. Thick coatings of very hard material that have a strong bond with the underground. Examples are baked-on enamel on cast iron, primers in car parts, …

3. Soft contaminants, like oil, tend to splatter and may require special procedures or collection system.

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