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Lubing The Shaft On Taylor Soft Serve And Frozen Beverage Machines

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Whether you are cleaning your Taylor soft serve machine or you're about to put it back together, it is recommended that you lubricate the drive shaft & apply lube to the drive shaft. When doing this, avoid applying lube to the hexagon shaped end of the shaft. When done properly, you protect the mix from leaking into the wires & inner workings of the machine as well as allowing the beater frame to spin without any clogging or friction.  * Lubricate all of the O rings on the machine *If any product leaks through a boot seal that has been...

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The Differences Between Gravity & Pump Fed Frozen Dessert Machines

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In both gravity and pump fed soft serve machines, there are hoppers or cabinets used to hold your product before traveling to the  freezing cylinder. Both gravity and pressurized machines use overrun. The gravity fed machine uses air tubes and the pressurized machine uses pumps. However a gravity fed machine can never reach the same volume and overrun of a pressurized machine.Gravity fed soft serve machines use gravity to feed the product mix into the cylinder while pump fed machines use pressurized pumps to push mix inside the freezing cylinders. With either option, you have pros & cons to each...

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What Types Of Frozen Dessert Machines Does Slices Concession Have To Offer?

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We frequently get asked about what machines we have to offer & how our machines help each individual business owner increase profits in their specific industry. The following are machines we offer at slices concession: 1. Soft Serve / Frozen Yogurt Machines  Soft serve machines make a type of ice cream that is softer than regular ice cream due to the infusion of air in the freezing process. Frozen Yogurt is made yogurt & sometimes with other dairy based products. Frozen yogurt has no minimum fat requirement which can be made lower in fat than soft serve & can have...

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What Is Overrun & Why Does It Matter When Making Soft Serve Ice Cream?

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What Is Overrun? Overrun is the percentage of ice cream that is air incorporated in the product during the freezing process to expand & make more product with less materials. For example, when you make hard ice cream with an overrun of 30% that means that you have expanded the product by 30%. Here's another example: 1 gallon of hard ice cream mix will produce 1.3 gallons of finished hard ice cream mix. A gravity fed pump machine usually has a 35% overrun versus a pressurized machine yields about 65% or more. If you want to produce premium quality soft...

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Taylor C713: Machine Review & Analysis

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The C713 Taylor model is a soft serve ice cream machine with two flavors and a twist option. These machines serve all types of low fat ice cream, custard, frozen yogurt & sorbet. What Are The Features / Specifications Of This Machine? Freezing Cylinders & Mix Hoppers The C713 has two 3.4 quart freezing cylinder, two 20 quart mix hoppers & comes equipped with a separate hopper refrigeration which keeps the product mix below 41 degrees Fahrenheit (5 degrees Celsius). Controls & Indicator lights The control panel comes equipped with multiple languages to help you control viscosity & temperature as...

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