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Ice Maker Resource Library

Explore our resource section to learn more about ice makers and the various types of ice they produce.

From tips when sizing an ice maker, to a guide on the various ice cube sizes and their uses and a blog on all things ice maker related, your questions can be answered here.

The Ezi-Ice EZI20FA Ice Machine produces up to 25kg of crystal clear hard cube ice.
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Ice Maker Size Guide

Not sure what size ice maker to buy? We've got you covered. Our ice machine size guide is backed by over 35 years in the commercial refrigeration industry to help you make the right choice.

Learn more here.

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FAQ Section

Our FAQ section addresses many commonly asked questions about ice makers. From what size ice maker will suit your business and how to install it, through to maintenance and more.

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Ice Types

Ice cubes are ice cubes, right? Wrong. There are many different shapes of ice cubes produced by ice makers. All different in size and shape, each suited to a different purpose.

Learn more here.

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Ice Maker Blog

Keep up with the latest ice machine news withour ice maker blog. We regularly update this section with all the latest ice maker news from all the big brands in Australia.

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Ice Machine Size Guide

The right ice machine will make a big difference to operating any business. It’s an important decision to get right, as an ice machine that’s too small will leave you with no ice when you need it most, and one that’s too large will be inefficient and expensive to run.

You are usually the best judge of how much ice you need. Nobody knows your business like you do and every business is different. There are many variables that determine the best size ice maker for you including ice storage capacity, peak usage, holiday/seasonal patronage changes and projected business growth, just to name a few.

In our experience, here are some ice maker production sizes that we commonly recommend to businesses. Note that this is a general guide only and individual requirements may vary. If you need assistance, call us to discuss your individual requirements. We’re here to help.

  • Domestic and small office 20-50kg/day
  • Large office 50-100kg/day
  • Small cafes and restaurants 35-50kg/day
  • Medium cafes and restaurants 50-100kg/day
  • Large cafes and restaurants 75-200kg/day
  • Pubs/Clubs – Behind bar (second machine) 50-100kg/day
  • Pubs/Clubs – Back of house (primary machine) 200-300kg/day
  • Pubs/Clubs – Back of house (primary machine – large club) 400-800kg/day
  • Nightclubs – 400-800kg/day – ice storage bin extension or large ice storage bin recommended
  • Seafood outlets – 500-1000kg/day
  • Manufacturing – 1000-10000kg/day
  • Construction sites – 350kg/day with ice dispenser – multiple units usually required. Allow 2.5kg per man per shift location dependent
  • Mine sites – 350kg/day with ice dispenser – multiple units usually required. Allow 2.5kg to 5kg per man per shift location dependent

What Type of Ice Do I Need?

There are many different types of ice. Ice cubes can vary greatly in shape and size, which in turn affects their longevity and optimal use. So what makes one ice type more suitable than the next? Learn more about the different ice types and their uses here.

Still confused? With an ice machine specialist here to assist at every stage, we can assess all factors impacting on your needs. Best Ice Machines has the knowledge, skills and experience to help you make the right choice. Contact us or call us now on 1300 237 842 for help.