Mississippi Welders Supply Co.

Dry Ice

MWS has dry ice (solid CO2) available at select locations for consumer and commercial uses. Whether you need dry ice to keep food cool, or to support medical or manufacturing processes, MWS can meet your needs. Dry ice is available at the following locations. For all other MWS locations, please contact your local store to inquire about availability and lead time. Click here for contact information to our other locations.

Dry Ice is available at the following MWS locations:

Altoona – 2312 Hillcrest Parkway, Altoona, Wi 54720 Phone – 1-715-836-9683

La Crosse – 611 George Street, La Crosse, Wi 54603 Phone – 1-608-782-6687

FOOD PACKING CHART

Below is a chart with recommendations on placement and the amount of dry ice needed for food packing. Recommendations are based on commodity temperatures of 0° F and summer ambient temperatures of +75° to +100° F. For lower outside ambient temperatures, reduce the dry ice load amounts shown on the chart by the following factors:

0° to +49° F - CHART AMOUNTS LESS 30% +50° TO +74° F - CHART AMOUNT LESS 10%

Amount of Dry Ice to Carry

Length in Hours (HRS) Package will be in Transit
Amount of Frozen Food Placement of Dry Ice in Package 4 HRS 8 HRS 12 HRS 24 HRS 36 HRS
1 lb Top 12 oz 1.25 lbs 1.5 lbs 3 lbs 5 lbs
Center none none none none none
Bottom none none none 1 lb 2 lbs
6 lbs Top 2 lbs 2.5 lbs 3 lbs 5 lbs 7 lbs
Center none none none 1 lb 1 lb
Bottom .5 lbs .5 lbs 1 lb 2 lbs 3 lbs
12 lbs Top 2.5 lbs 3.5 lbs 5 lbs 9 lbs 12 lbs
Center none none .5 lbs 1 lb 1 lb
Bottom 1 lb 1.5 lbs 2 lbs 4 lbs 6 lbs
18 lbs Top 3 lbs 4 lbs 6 lbs 12 lbs 16 lbs
Center none 1 lb 1.5 lbs 2 lbs 4 lbs
Bottom 1.5 lbs 2 lbs 3 lbs 3 lbs 9 lbs
24 lbs Top 4 lbs 5 lbs 7 lbs 15 lbs 20 lbs
Center 1 lb 1.5 lbs 2 lbs 3 lbs 5 lbs
Bottom 2 lbs 3 lbs 4 lbs 8 lbs 10 lbs



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