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Should you Buy Your Ice or Get a Machine?

Should you Buy Your Ice or Get a Machine?

There are many instances and industries where ice is a necessary part of daily activities. You might need to store cold goods, drop cubes in delicious cocktails, create delicious frozen desserts or simply need to enable your guests and customers to enjoy an ice-cold drink on a hot summers day. Whatever the reason and approach,… Continue Reading

Cryotherapy and the Need for Ice Machines in Hospitals

Cryotherapy and the Need for Ice Machines in Hospitals

Cryotherapy might not have been a word that you’ve heard before, though it can be easy to defer what it means simply by looking at the word ‘cryo’. Though far from it describing some sort of science-fiction setting of human popsicles souring through space on a mission of panspermia, it actually describes a medical process… Continue Reading

Surprising Uses for Ice in Hospitals

Surprising Uses for Ice in Hospitals

Ice is everywhere in our world, in our drinks, on shelves, at restaurants and cafes, and believe it or not, it is also used to a great extent in hospitals. Yes there are cafes and restaurants in these institutions, and it stands to reason that they would need a steady supply of ice to properly… Continue Reading

How Complicated Could an Ice Machine Be?

How Complicated Could an Ice Machine Be?

Ice – water that is frozen into a solid state, which can appear a transparent or opaque bluish colour depending on the presence of impurities. Simple enough right? Then how complicated can an ice machine possibly be? In goes the water and out it comes, frozen in a solid state, right? Not entirely, there’s more… Continue Reading

Cool Facts About Ice

Cool Facts About Ice

Cool Facts About Ice At Scotsman Ice Systems we are passionate about all things ice, in many ways, life on Earth depends on ice. This is because it provides most of the world’s fresh water supply, which keeps global sea levels from rising disastrously. Here are a few more interesting and super cool facts about… Continue Reading

The Role of Ice In Medicine

The Role of Ice In Medicine

The Role of Ice In Medicine We all know the general role of ice in our daily lives, we find ice cubes in our freezers, we find them in our cold drinks at the fast food joints and we use them in a bag when we have hurt our muscles or joints. Or we know… Continue Reading

When Is It Time To Repair Your Ice Machine?

When Is It Time To Repair Your Ice Machine? The reality of life is that the more you use things, or the longer you have it, the more likely it is going to need a repair or need a service to keep each part of it working perfectly. It is important to repair and service… Continue Reading

How Much Ice Does My Commercial Kitchen Need?

How Much Ice Does My Commercial Kitchen Need?

How Much Ice Does My Commercial Kitchen Need? If you are running your own commercial kitchen, then you have likely realised that you tend to go through extraordinary amounts of ice on a daily basis. It is a key ingredient in many of your drinks, meals, and is even used for some of your behind… Continue Reading