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Which Ice Cream Machine to Use

If you're in the market for a soft serve ice cream machine you may find yourself a bit overwhelmed at all of the choices. This article will take a look at the different types of machines available for your business so you can get a better idea what you may require.

Countertop VS Floor Model

The first decision you will have to make is whether you will want a countertop or floor model. If your shop is small you may have no choice but to select a countertop model as they are real space savers. However these models produce far less volume as do the floor models.

If space isn't a factor then ask yourself how much do you normally sell a day. If you tend to be very busy you will want a floor model that can handle the demand, if your store is less busy you will most likely only require a countertop unit.

Air-Cooled or Water-Cooled

The next type of machine to consider is an air-cooled or water-cooled model. The benefit of an air-cooled machine is that they may be placed anywhere in your store as they don't require a water hookup. Keep in mind, though, that these soft serve machines perform best if they are in an air-conditioned space.

Water-cooled machines are limiting in that they obviously require a hookup to a water source, so can only be placed in certain areas. The upside to these units, however, is that they can perform well in all temperature rooms, store more energy which in turn cools the frozen yogurt much faster.

Gravity Fed vs. Pressurized Machines

The two main types of soft serve ice cream machines are categorized into gravity fed and pressurized. As the name suggests, gravity machines use gravity to move the soft serve mix into the freezing chamber. Pressurized unit use a dedicated pump to transfer the mix.

So which is better? Well, pressurized machines are really ideal for high volume use - so if you have a busy store, this would most likely be the type you would want. Gravity fed tend to be much less expensive and also easier to operate.

A final note on the selection process, the best thing to do is to go into your local dealer and ask to test various models. Most dealers will allow this so bring some soft serve mix you plan to use and test the machines yourself to get a feel for them.

 


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