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Should I Buy A Single Phase Or Three Phase Ice Cream Machine?

Posted by Slices Concession on

- Haz Clic Aquí para Español - Deciding between buying a single or three phase ice cream machine is a common, yet important, question customers ask. With anything you buy, you always need to weigh out the pros and cons of each. Each option is better suited for  a specific situation. Some machine models are only available in one option. In this post we explore all of the above concerns. What Is The Difference Between A Single Phase & a Three Phase?  Single Phase: Single phase can be compared to a highway that is single lane. The highway provides a very limited...

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How To Winterize & Prepare Your Frozen Dessert Machine For The Winter Season

Posted by Joe Kearns on

When a water cooled ice cream machine is in an environment where it may be exposed to below freezing temperatures, it needs to be "winterized" to prevent damage. Winterizing is the process of removing water from a machines water coils. Water that is left in a machine and exposed to freezing temperatures will freeze, expand, and burst the coils. This Video is a great example of the damage caused to a machine by not winterizing it. *** We recommend you have a certified technician do any adjustments or changes to machinery and always be careful because electricity can be dangerous & cause harm. How...

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Choosing An Air Cooled Ice Cream Machine Vs A Water Cooled Ice Cream Machine

Posted by Slices Concession on

- Haz Clic Aquí Para Español - Water Cooled or Air Cooled?   When you're deciding to add ice cream machines to your current business or starting a new frozen desserts business, one of the first things to consider is the kind of product you want to serve and the type of machine that best suits that need. All ice cream machines from batch freezers to soft-serve machines, work by transferring heat away from the ice cream mix and freezing it in the process. The transferred heat is removed from the machine by either a water or air based system. Joseph Kearns, Slices Concession Co-Owner, shows...

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