Types of Dry Ice

There are different types of dry ice products. It comes in three forms: pellets, blocks, and slices. Each form is designed for specific needs.


Image of 6mm diameter dry ice pellets.

High density (1.6g/cm3), longer lasting cylindrical dry ice pellets. Manufactured for use in the beverage and food industry, this food grade dry ice may be used directly in the processing of food stuffs.

This form of dry ice is also ideal for smaller-scale needs or one off storage or delivery purposes. For example, universities often use dry ice pellets in experiments or for small-scale storage. Dry ice pellets are also used to make mist effects for entertainment purposes.

Available Diameters: Length: Weight:
6mm, 9mm, 10mm, 16mm Varies 2cm – 6cm Sold in units of 10kg



Image of 3mm and 9mm diameter dry ice pellets placed side by side.

High density (1.6g/cm3), cylindrical 3mm dry ice pellets (shown on the left of the image) developed exclusively for dry ice blasting.


Images of 10kg and 5kg dry ice blocks.

High density (1.6g/cm3), longest lasting dry ice product, rectangular solid blocks of dry ice.
Weight: Sold in packs of 10kg.

Dry ice blocks are generally used for freeze branding, industrial usage, shipping, and specialised smoke machines. Due to their size, dry ice blocks will last longer than a similar amount of slices or pellets. This makes blocks ideal for long-lasting shipping or storage.

Available in following dimensions and weights:
Block: 5” Brick: 2.5” Brick: Slab:
8” x 5” x 10” (10.5kg unit) 4” x 5” x 5” (5.2kg unit) 4” x 5” x 2.5” (2.5kg unit) 8” x 2.5” x 10” (5.2kg unit)



Images of unwrapped slices and a 10kg unit of wrapped slices.

High density, long lasting dry ice slices, customised for the airline and pharma industry. Rectangular and square solid pieces of dry ice.

Dry ice slices are often used in the storage and/or transportation of perishable goods such as food or medical supplies. Each slice is individually wrapped for ease of use and to reduce sublimation levels.

Available in following dimensions and weights:
1kg Slice: Half Slice: Puk: Weight:
8” x 5” x 1” (1kg unit) 4” x 5” x 1” (0.5kg unit) 5” x 5” x 0.5” (0.4kg unit) Sold in packs of 10kg