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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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How Does A Flake Ice Machine Work?

Olivia Marcy Ice Machine, Ice Types, Ice Uses

How Does A Flake Ice Machine Work?If you’re keeping score at home, you’ll notice we’ve talked a lot about flake ice lately. From how it’s used to what it can do for your business, we’ve covered almost every aspect of flake ice with one exception: how flake ice is made. What processes go on behind the scenes to create those …

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What Flake Ice Can Do For You

Olivia Marcy Ice Types, Ice Uses, Small Business

What Flake Ice Can Do For YouCube, pebble, chip, crushed. There are plenty of ice types to choose from, but flake ice might be the most versatile and efficient ice out there for businesses. So what sets flake ice apart from the pack? What is flake ice designed to do, and what can it do for you? We get it, …

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Why Chip Ice is the Cold Standard

Olivia Marcy Ice Machine, Ice Types, Ice Uses

Why Chip Ice is the Cold StandardIt’s powdery, thin, and super flaky. It’s probably not the ice you add to your everyday drink, but chip ice is critically important to many industries. So what’s the best use for chip ice? How is chip ice different from crushed ice? And who is using chip ice on a daily basis? We’re here …

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5 Fun and Interesting Uses for Ices In Your Home and Business

meghan Community, Family, Ice Types, Ice Uses, Ice-O-Matic, Renting an Ice Machine

5 Fun and Interesting Uses For Use In Your Home and BusinessIce rules. It comes in all shapes and sizes and it can serve just about any purpose. It’s great for cleaning, even better for eating. That’s what we always say, anyway.  We thought It’d be fun to run down a quick list of some of the interesting ways you …

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Is A Pebble Ice Machine Right For You? How To Enjoy Your Favorite Ice At Home

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Is A Pebble Ice Machine Right For You? How To Enjoy Your Favorite Ice At HomeNot all ice is created equal. Some might even say certain kinds of ice are better than others. Count us as some of those people! One of our favorite types of ice to enjoy is pearl ice, also known as pebble ice, nugget ice, or …

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3 Reasons Why Are Nugget Ice Makers Are “So Expensive”

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3 Reasons Why Nugget Ice Makers Are “So Expensive”Pearl ice, nugget ice, pebble ice—whatever you want to call it, it’s dang good for your family, friends, customers, and patients. It’s the ultimate crowd-pleasing ice you need to munch on to believe! But why are nugget ice makers “so expensive”?  For the rest of this blog, we’ll be referring to nugget …

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What’s the Difference Between Sanitizing and Disinfecting?

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What’s the Difference Between Sanitizing and Disinfecting?Maybe sanitizing and disinfecting seem like the same thing to you. Wipe a surface down, spray with your preferred cleaner, and call it a day. But it’s not that simple. Sanitize and disinfect are not interchangeable words! They are separate and necessary methods of killing germs and bacteria, removing dirt, and preparing surfaces for …

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The Pellet Ice Maker For The Home: The UGC Pearl Ice Machine from Ice-O-Matic

meghan About Us, Buying An Ice Machine, Ice Machine, Ice Machine Care, Ice Types, Ice-O-Matic, Maintenance & Cleaning

The Pellet Ice Maker For The Home: The UGC Pearl Ice Machine From Ice-O-MaticPellet ice goes by many names, as do pellet ice maker products. Here at Memphis Ice, we refer to it as pearl ice. What you call it doesn’t change the fact that this ice is unique and arguably better for cooling and enjoying than traditional cube ice.  …

Clear Ice

How Fast Does Ice Melt? Why Crystal Clear Ice is the Clear Choice

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How Fast Does Ice Melt? Why Crystal Clear Ice is the Crystal Clear ChoiceHave you ever watched an ice cube melt? Have you wondered if you could change how fast ice melts? And more importantly, does that melting rate impact your enjoyment of the beverages that you pay for?   We’re going to make an educated guess: you do not like …