ASCO DRY ICE MACHINE BP420i
ASCO DRY ICE MACHINE BP420i
ASCO’s automatic Dry Ice Machine BP420i produces slices in 10 different thicknesses and 2 different types of pellets at the push of a button. The dies for the production of different sizes do not have to be changed manually as they are already built in and can be controlled at the touch screen panel.
The BP420i features high density, fully automatic dry ice production for slices in ten different thicknesses. In addition, it is possible to produce pellets in two different sizes with a diameter of 3, 6, 10 or 16 mm (1/8, 1/4, 3/8 or 5/8 in). Standard slice dimensions are 210 × 125 × 20 - 70 mm (8.3 x 4.9 x 0.8 - 2.8 in). Other slice/pellet dimensions are available on request. Depending on the setting, the production capacity ranges from 240 to 400 kg/h (529 to 882 lb/h).
The automatic dry ice block, slice and pellet machine ASCO BP420i belongs to the ASCO i-Series line. It's equipped with state-of-the-art remote control devices and thus is ready for a wide range of services in the areas of Remote Access, Remote Data, Remote Management. Be it for fast and efficient trouble shooting and maintenance or for gathering production and performance data - the ASCO i-Series offers a wide range of possibilities to link Industry 4.0 with dry ice production.
Advantages of an ASCO In-house Dry Ice Production
Dry ice is made from recycled CO2 and does not consume valuable water
No ordering-, rental- and transportation-costs for dry ice and equipment
Consistently high quality of dry ice
No dependency on suppliers
Dry ice has 3 times the cooling capacity of conventional water ice (approx. 640 kJ/kg)
Dry ice is not a hazardous material. It is a food grade material and approved by the EPA, FDA and USDA
Video Dry Ice Machine BP420i
Video Ice Loader BP420i
Video Wrapping of Dry Ice Slices
Video Pellets' Bagging
Reduced dry ice production costs. Thanks to CO2-Recovery.
When dry ice is produced the conversion rate from liquid CO2 to dry ice is approx. 40 - 45 %. This means 55 - 60 % is lost to the atmosphere. This conversation rate is a physical fact and therefore, unfortunately, not to change. With an ASCO CO2 Revert Recovery System, however, most of the CO2 can be recovered which leads to a final conversion rate up to 95 %. This way, the dry ice production costs are reduced up to 50 %.
ASCO CO2 Revert Recovery System
Ice Loader for dry ice blocks/ -discs
For reasons of weight and occupational health and safety, we recommend using the Ice Loader instead of the standard block brake for a controlled and timed handover of blocks / slices from 1.2kg (2.7lb) or 30mm (1.2in) thickness. The Ice Loader is tailored to the production capacities of the dry ice machine and designed for the standard block / slice sizes of 210×125mm.
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At ASCO, i-Series stands for interconnected production. Be it for fast and efficient trouble shooting and maintenance or for gathering production and performance data - the ASCO i-Series offers a wide range of possibilities to link Industry 4.0 with dry ice production.
All i-Series models are equipped with state-of-the-art remote control devices and thus are ready for a wide range of services in the areas of Remote Access, Remote Data and Remote Management.More information
400 kg/h (880 lb/h)
400 V / 50 Hz / 3 Ph + PE (other voltage available on request)
Dimensions (L x W x H)
2'540 × 1’100 × 3’750 mm (100 x 44 x 148 in)
1'700 kg (3'740 lb) (without hydraulic oil / options)
2'300 kg (5'060 lb) (with hydraulic oil)
Average power consumption
6 kW (8 HP)
Noise level BP420i standard
CO2 inlet connection
1 x 1/2" BSP female CO2 liquid
CO2 storage tank, liquid phase (15 - 20 bar) (218 - 290 psi)
remote access and data services: LAN, Ethernet, 3G (other data services on demand)