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How Was The Ice Machine Invented?

Olivia Marcy History, Ice Facts, Refrigeration

How Was The Ice Machine Invented?When you think of modern inventions that have transformed our world, an ice machine may not be the first thing you think of. But stop and ponder this question: What does our world look like without the invention of the ice machine? We’re talking about big picture things, not just the convenience of an ice …

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What’s The Freezing Point?

Olivia Marcy Ice Facts, Ice Machine, Ice Machine Care, Ice Types

What’s The Freezing Point?Ice is made up of two ingredients: water and cold temperatures. On a basic level, this is true. But there are several fascinating factors that surround freezing water, and a few exceptions to the rule that make for a fun experiment.  So, if you’ve ever wondered how temperature affects the formation of ice, why some ice is …

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Why Does Ice Float on Water?

Ashley Burgess Ice Facts

Why Does Ice Float on Water?If ice is just frozen water, why does it float on top of regular water? Why doesn’t ice just sink? If you put a small pebble in water, it’ll sink. So what’s going on with ice? That’s what we’re here to answer. But before we truly understand the properties at work, we need to understand …