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Solved! 5 Reasons Your Commercial Ice Machine Produces Cloudy Ice

Olivia MarcyIce Facts

Solved! 5 Reasons Your Commercial Ice Machine Produces Cloudy IceAre you tired of cloudy ice that looks more like a foggy lump than a crystal-clear cube? Understanding the cause of cloudy ice is the first step towards solving the problem and ensuring your commercial ice maker produces clear ice that you (and your customers) will love! Why Is My Commercial Ice …

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Can Ice Get Moldy? 5 Dirty Secrets About Your Ice Machine

Olivia MarcyIce Facts, Maintenance & Cleaning

Can Ice Get Moldy? 5 Dirty Secrets About Your Ice MachineYou’ve probably never thought about moldy ice, or whether the ice in your drink was clean. Until now, that is. Yep, new fear unlocked: dirty ice.  If you’ve ever looked inside an ice machine, you know it’s pretty damp in there. And we all know moisture is mold’s best friend, …

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Cool New Year’s Eve Traditions

Olivia MarcyHistory, Ice Facts, Ice Uses

Cool New Year’s Eve TraditionsAdios, 2023! It’s time to ring in 2024 with a sampling of cool traditions from around the world. After all, what better way to turn a page in time than by trying something new? Here’s our roundup of cool traditions, superstitions, and customs that will make the start of 2024 a new year to remember. Make This …

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How Was The Ice Machine Invented?

Olivia MarcyHistory, 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 MarcyIce 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 BurgessIce 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 …