Experiences with Dry Ice or Soda Blasting?

Has anyone here actually done Dry Ice or Soda Blasting on a press?

If so, please tell me about the experience and the results. I’m considering using it on an old Gordon press I have that has been out of use for a long time.

It may see light use, but it is going into a retail space primarily as a show piece and I want it to look a bit more presentable.

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I have had 5 or 6 presses & papercutters sodablasted.
I had the pieces full disassembled beforehand.
Fantastic results. Soda will remove only the dried ink and paint.
The paper cutter bed came out absolutely pristine.
Whereas sand blasting removes a layer of metal and leaves a very rough surface
The pieces end up looking like they came right out of the cast,
Ready for Primer.
I had the person come to my location with a portable unit so I did not have to haul it anywhere.
As I remember he charged $200.00/hour and I had a Golding Pearl #3 and Reliance cutter finished in about 70 minutes
The process can create a large cloud of soda.
Ideally it should be done in a large open area. A windy day would help also.
Look around my blog and you will find some of the finished equipment.

Thanks! It works well on surface rust?