Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a colourless, odourless, non-flammable and slightly acidic liquefied gas. CO2 is heavier than air and soluble in water. The plant user at a pressure of about 20 bar gauge and a temperature of about – 20°C. The final CO2 product is as a food grade liquefied gas of more than 99.99% purity, suitable for the beverage and brewery industries.
The plant has also the ability of producing Dry ice (frozen carbon dioxide) which is an excellent refrigerant, giving a very high cooling effect for a given weight or volume. Unlike regular ice, dry ice pellets do not adhere to each other, remaining perfectly free flowing during storage. It is also much colder than regular ice (carbon dioxide freezes at -78O°C.). Dry ice will keep perishable items frozen and hygienic for longer and without all the hassle and mess of wet ice.
On request, ACFC is also capable of producing a lower grade CO2 for industrial uses.