What is dry ice?

Dry ice is basically solidified carbon dioxide, and is called so because the gas on solidifying gives an appearance similar to that of ice. Unlike ordinary ice, it does not melt into a liquid but changes directly into CO2 gas, a phenomenon known as sublimation. It changes into gaseous state at and above -78.5 degree Celsius. As this temperature is much lower than water, it is much colder than water ice. Its density varies from 1.2 - 1.6 g / cm3. It is therefore denser than water.

It is mainly used as a cooling agent because it has temperature lower than that of water ice. It is used for preserving frozen foods, ice cream etc. 

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DRY ICE IS NOTHING BUT SOLID CARBON DIOXIDE ! IT GOES THROUGH THE PROCESS OF SUBLIMATION (CONVERTS FROM SOLID TO GAS DIRECTLY) ! THUMBS UP PLEASE !

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Dry Ice is the common name for solid carbon dioxide . It gets this name because it does not melt into a liquid when heated; instead, it changes directly into a gas .This process is known as sublimation. It is used primarily as a cooling agent.

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Dryice is the solid form of carbondioxide.This dry ice is formed due to subimation at the temperature of -78.5 degree centigrade.

it causes frosbite(burns caused by freezing) if protection is not taken

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