Sediment, chlorine, and lime scale are the main contaminants affecting ice-machine performance. Each has significant economical implications for the foodservice operator. Treating the inlet water may result in fewer service calls, lower maintenance costs, improved energy utilization, and longer machine life. With proper inlet-water treatment, annual savings of hundreds or even thousands of dollars may be possible.
Sediment may cause cloudiness in ice cubes and may also clog water-dist