Does Ice Carry Germs?

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Does Ice Carry Germs

We know many surfaces can carry germs, but can an ice cube spread infection? While viruses and bacteria don’t grow on ice, employees can accidentally contaminate an ice supply with these pathogens if they don’t practice proper ice handling techniques. We show you the best way to protect your ice supply.

Installing an Ice Machine? Don’t Forget Your Ice Maker Water Line.

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Ice Maker Water Line
Among the many installation requirements like space, drainage, and electricity, ice machines also require specific amounts of water to function. Your ice maker water line is responsible for delivering that water to your ice machine because without water, there’s no ice. There is no universal water line that works for all ice machines. Models require different sized water lines based ... Read More

How to Maintain My Ice Machine Ventilation

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Ice machine ventilation

If you plan on buying an air cooled ice machine, you’ll need to give it plenty of space. An air cooled ice machine’s ventilation needs directly factor into how much ice that machine will produce. We show you how to maintain your ice machine’s ventilation to keep your ice production up.

What You Need to Know About Ice Machine Electrical Usage

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Ice Machine Electrical Usage
Installing commercial ice equipment means meeting various installation requirements such as drainage, space, and connecting the unit to the correct ice maker water line. One other thing you'll need to provide is an outlet that has the proper voltage to meet your ice machine's electrical usage. An ice machine's power consumption differs between models. Most smaller machines require less voltage than a larger ice machine. ... Read More