Hoshizaki FM-150KE Flake Ice Maker

Hoshizaki FM-150KE Flake Ice Maker

The Hoshizaki FM-150KE flake ice maker is a versatile undercounter machine that is specifically designed to produce high-quality flake ice wherever you need it. Designed for commercial venues such as restaurants, seafood markets, and healthcare facilities, this machine boasts an exceptional production capacity of up to 150kg of ice per day and a storage capacity of 26kg. Its compact footprint and undercounter design makes it an ideal choice for establishments with limited space, while still delivering the performance and reliability expected from Hoshizaki.

The Hoshizaki FM-480AKE flake ice maker is capable of meeting the demands of high-volume businesses. This type of ice is soft, malleable, and moulds easily, with a larger surface area than traditional ice cubes for rapid heat transfer. This makes flake ice ideal for laboratory research, theraputic use in healthcare, as well as displaying and preserving perishable items such as seafood and fresh produce. This versatility makes the Hoshizaki FM-150KE flake ice maker perfect for applications such as bars, cocktail stations, restaurants, aged care facilities and hospitals.

Ease of use and maintenance are essential considerations for any commercial kitchen equipment, and the Hoshizaki FM-150KE flake ice maker excels in these areas. The intuitive control panel allows for easy operation and monitoring of flake ice production, while the machine’s durable stainless steel construction ensures longevity and resistance to corrosion. Cleaning and maintenance are simplified with a front-facing air filter that can be easily accessed for cleaning, ensuring optimal performance and hygiene. Front air louvres ensure appropriate airflow in critical installations with front air discharge design for compact spaces.

The Hoshizaki FM-150KE flake ice maker is a powerful and efficient machine that delivers a continuous supply of high-quality flake ice in a compact unit. With its exceptional ice production capacity, advanced technology, durability, energy efficiency, user-friendly design, and space-saving features, the Hoshizaki FM-150KE flake ice maker delivers consistent high-quality flake ice, making it an excellent choice for businesses that require a reliable and versatile flake ice production solution.

Recommended Ice Storage Bin
Not required – this self contained ice maker has built-in 26kg ice storage.

Recommended Use

flake icemakers application guide

Ice Type

flake shape ice cube

Durable stainless steel exterior
Integrated door handle for ease use and hygiene
Automatic flush function helps keep the ice making system clean
Due to the auger system, water consumption is equal to ice production
Controller board with operational status display assists in troubleshooting
One piece bin moulding with rounded corners for hygiene and ease of cleaning
Carbon auger bearings have a longer life expectancy than roller bearing, reducing maintenance costs
Can be converted to nugget ice by changing the extruding head and cutter (parts at an additional cost)

Manufacturer: Hoshizaki
Model: FM-150KE
Ice Type: Flake
Ice Production: Up to 150kg/24hrs
Ice Storage: 26kg
Width: 640mm
Depth: 600mm
Height: 803mm
Power: 230V/50Hz
Current: 10A
Weight: 71kg
Ice Maker Warranty: 2 years parts and labour
Compressor Warranty: 5 years parts and 2 years labour
Air Cooled Condenser Coil Warranty: 5 years parts and 2 years labour

Modern commercial ice makers are designed to meet the high demand for ice production while maintaining efficiency and durability. Whether it’s cubed, nugget, or flaked ice, these machines are often subjected to continuous operation, making it imperative for them to withstand the rigors of a demanding commercial environment. Modern commercial ice makers incorporate advanced technologies, energy-efficient components, high-quality materials and robust construction ensure longevity, reducing the need for frequent maintenance and repairs..

These machines are engineered to optimize the ice-making process, delivering a consistent output without compromising on speed. Enhanced efficiency not only ensures a reliable supply of ice but also contributes to lower energy consumption, making them cost-effective solutions for businesses. Advanced features such as self-cleaning mechanisms and smart controls further streamline operations, reducing downtime and manual maintenance efforts.

In the competitive landscape of the food service industry, sanitation is of utmost importance. Quality commercial ice makers prioritize hygiene with designs that minimize the risk of bacterial growth and contamination. Easy-to-clean components, antimicrobial materials, and automated cleaning cycles are common features that help maintain a sanitary ice production environment. This commitment to cleanliness not only ensures the health and safety of consumers but also complies with industry regulations and standards. Overall, quality commercial ice makers are essential appliances for businesses seeking reliability, durability, efficiency, and sanitation in their ice production processes.

Best Ice Machines partners with Australia’s industry leading brands to offer high quality commercial ice makers for sale at great prices. All our ice makers are backed by long manufacturer’s warranties, excellent after sales service and a large inventory of spare parts. Our in-house refrigeration engineers have over 30 years experience in the ice making industry. Call 1300 237 842 for guidance if you need help when deciding on your next ice maker. We’re here to help you.

Best Ice Machines are your premier source for commercial ice making equipment and parts in Australia. We supply ice makers and ice dispensers for any purpose including residential, hospitality, commercial, construction sites, mining, fishing and industry.
Best Ice Machines have supplier’s warehouses in most major Australian capital cities and deliver ice machines to all states in Australia as well as the Pacific Islands. We ship commercial ice cube makers to Sydney, Newcastle, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide, Hobart, Darwin, Perth and to regional areas in all states.
We also ship ice makers to Papua New Guinea, The Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa and throughout the South Pacific region.

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You don’t have to commit your capital to get the equipment you need. With so much commercial equipment to choose from, making the right choice can be difficult. What if your business quickly outgrows the equipment or changes direction and needs different equipment? Rent–Try–Buy solves this problem by allowing you to try the equipment before deciding whether to buy it. Lease-to-keep options may suit if you’re looking to own the the equipment but would prefer to pay for it in smaller installments over a longer tem.

SilverChef can finance the equipment you need, allowing you to spread the cost and avoid tying up valuable funds needed to run and grow your business. Best Ice Machines partners with SilverChef to offer finance options for commercial ice makers and related equipment. Interested? Simply contact Best Ice Machines for a quote, then use the calculator to determine your weekly rental costs to see how SilverChef equipment finance can help you. When you’re ready to finance, let us know and we’ll have one of the SilverChef team contact you to walk you through the process. Simple.

How SilverChef Rent-Try-Buy Works
  1. You select the commercial kitchen equipment you want and, after approving your finance application, SilverChef buys the equipment for you from Best Ice Machines.
  2. You rent the equipment from SilverChef for manageable, weekly payments under a flexible, 12-month Rent-Try-Buy agreement.
  3. You can upgrade or buy the equipment at any time or, at the end of the agreement, continue renting it or return it to SilverChef – whatever suits you best.
Key Features
  • Flexible, 12 month rental agreement.
  • Manageable, weekly rental payments.
  • Upgrade or buy the equipment at any time.
  • If you buy, get back 75% of your total net rental payments  – to put towards the purchase price.
  • Continue renting or return the equipment after 12 months.
  • Rental payments are 100% tax deductible.*
Mid-Term Options

At any time during the 12-month rental agreement you can…

  1. Upgrade the equipment: If your business grows or changes direction and the equipment you’re renting from SilverChef is no longer suitable, you can upgrade it. Call Best Ice Machines for a quote on new equipment you wish to upgrade to.
  2. Buy the equipment: If after trying your rental equipment you decide it’s exactly what your business is after, and you have the cash, you can buy the equipment at any time.
End-of-Term Options
  1. Buy the equipment: At any time throughout your contract you can purchase any piece of equipment on your SilverChef contract – there are no hidden early exit fees. At the year anniversary the net cost to fund the units sits at under 10% post tax deductions.
  2. Continue renting the equipment: Continue renting and keep your options open while the purchase price continues to reduce OR extend for another 12 months and get 10% off the weekly rent.
  3. Work towards owning the equipment: If you want to work towards equipment ownership, take advantage of SilverChef’s Easy Own® product. Enjoy a 30% discount on your weekly payments on a 36 month contract or a 15% discount on your weekly payments on a 24 month contract.
  4. Return the equipment: If you’ve decided the equipment no longer suits your needs, simply return it to SilverChef with no further obligation.

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Hoshizaki Electric Company, now the Hoshizaki Corporation, was established in February, 1947 in Nagoya, Japan by Mr. Shigetoshi Sakamoto. One of the first electrical products sold by Hoshizaki Electric was vehicle horns. Over the years, Hoshizaki Electric has manufactured and sold a variety of products to include stoves, refrigerators, vending machines, water purifiers, servers and dispensers, ice-makers and refrigerated show cases. Hoshizaki has its manufacturing bases in Japan, the United States, Europe, China and other countries, manufactuing and marketing a wide range of commercial ice makers, dispensers, refrigerators and related products to customers throughout the world.

Hoshizaki’s main products include commercial ice machines, refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers, and beer dispensers, as well as a variety of other commercial kitchen equipment. While their commercial kitchen equipment has gained a leading domestic share, their ice machines have the highest market share worldwide. Hoshizaki contributes to food preservation and sanitation in a wide range of applications, from restaurants, supermarkets, and offices to agriculture and fisheries.