Menu
Cart 0

Frozen Dessert Industry & Machine Articles

Debunking The Myth Of Needing To Add Fresh Freon

Posted by Slices Concession on

What Is Fresh Freon? & Why Is It Unnecessary To Add More Freon In Most Cases? "Fresh freon" is freon without any type impurities such as oils, humidity, contamination from other freon, & nitrogen.   The freon in the machine does not need to be replaced for the life of the machine. Theoretically, if the machine is sealed and you add fresh freon, you're adding to a system that does not need to be added to. When Does Freon Need To Be Replaced? * Keep in Mind that to work with freon, you need to use freon that has an EPA...

Read more →

Frozen Yogurt Parts Company: Great Parts, Prices, & People Discount Code: SlicesFive

Posted by Slices Concession on

Use The Discount Code "SlicesFive" to get an extra 5% off your order! January is the best time to replace your soft-serve machine’s wearable parts for the new year. Each machine runs best with new blades, o-rings, and lube. Preventative maintenance includes not only regular cleaning of your machine but also proper lubrication and checking for any wearable parts that may have seen better days. Now is a good time to remove the side panels and visually inspect for leaks, debris or loose connections. You should also take the temperature of the hopper and freezing cylinder on standby and auto...

Read more →

How To Adjust The Rear Coupling On Your Frozen Dessert Machine

Posted by Slices Concession on

What Is The Rear Coupling? The rear coupling is a metal coupling behind the drive shaft, that connects to the gearbox inside the machine & the drive shaft which connect to the augers which spin and mix the ice cream inside the machine.    A rear coupling has a hexagon shaped hole which connect to the gearbox inside the machine.  The shell bearing has both circular holes and goes inside the freezing cylinder towards the rear part of the machine. Why Does It Need To Be Adjusted?   When you pour the product mix into the machine's hopper, it is poured/pumped into...

Read more →

How To Increase Your Profits By Selling Frozen Lemonade

Posted by Slices Concession on

Why Sell Frozen Lemonade? To keep it simple frozen lemonade is a very inexpensive product to sell. People absolutely love a refreshing drink on a hot day & the profit margins of this particular drink are high. Also keep in mind that there is no shortage of the ingredients you need nor is it difficult to find at your local grocery store or supermarket.  When it comes to selling frozen desserts, you can easily sell a 12 Oz cup of lemonade for $4 to $5 and your costs of making it will be under 10 cents per cup. These products...

Read more →

The 2 Main Electro Freeze Pump Styles: RMT & CMT Mix Transfer Systems

Posted by Slices Concession on

What's The Difference Between The Two? In terms of operating, both pumps have the same output capacity and high quality in finished product. The areas where they differ are the materials used for the pump, pump design, & pressure (in p.s.i.'s). CMT Mix Transfer System The CMT is the older peristaltic pump style designed by Electro Freeze. This pump is characterized by more plastic parts, especially the MTS covering/housing. Because it is mainly made of plastic materials, it makes it easier for it to experience wear and tear and need more replacement parts and maintenance.   What Parts Does A...

Read more →