Storage & Handling Equipment

Browse our articles on storage and handling equipment and find primers on a wide variety of specific product categories, including articles on how to specify, when to replace products and much more. 

Spec Check: Walk-ins

Walk-ins are extremely versatile pieces of foodservice equipment that are typically configured to meet operators' specific needs for refrigerated storage.

Energy Efficiency and Ice Cream Machines

Most ice cream machines are used on a range from 208 to 230 volts, either in single or three-phase power.

Spec Check: Ice Cream Machines

One common mistake operators make is purchasing a soft-serve machine that is an inappropriate size. Here are two other common mistakes foodservice operators should avoid when purchasing this type of foodservice equipment.

Maintaining an Ice Cream Machine

Regular cleaning and sanitization of ice cream machines helps ensure food safety. Foodservice operators can also take a number of other steps to ensure they properly maintain these units.

Ice Cream Machine Applications

Unlike most other equipment, ice cream machines are reserved for one use, which is dispensing frozen product.

How to Know When to Replace an Ice Cream Machine

When properly maintained, ice cream machines can last between 10 and 20 years. However, these pieces of foodservice equipment offer a few tell-tale signs they are reaching the end of their service lives.

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