This website uses cookies primarily for visitor analytics. Certain pages will ask you to fill in contact details to receive additional information. On these pages you have the option of having the site log your details for future visits. Indicating you want the site to remember your details will place a cookie on your device. To view our full cookie policy, please click here. You can also view it at any time by going to our Contact Us page.

Nugget ice machine cashes in on Italian looks

07 December 2011

Hubbard Ice Systems, UK distributors of Scotsman ice making, will be showcasing the Scotsman AFC134 Nugget Ice Machine that is designed to complement its Six Series ice cubers at Hotelympia 2012

Like all machines in the Scotsman range, functionality is the prime purpose behind the AFC134’s concept with a focus on delivering ice at the point of use, nearest to the operator. Display preparation can be carried out at the start of each day without the need for further replenishment, delivering a meaningful labour cost saving.

The AFC134 features all of Scotsman’s traditional, hygiene, labour and energy-saving characteristics, including :
• Ice scoop holder safely positioned in ice-storage bin
• Resistant stainless steel exterior

The all-new AFC134 is the first self-contained Scotsman Nugget Ice maker designed to be seen on-show. Traditionally, nugget ice machines are functional workhorses that are expected to be sited, back-of-house, the stylish and highly efficient AFC134 brings a completely new approach to front-of-house nugget ice making.

Like its sisters, the Scotsman Six Series of gourmet ice cube makers, the AFC134 features sleek Italian styling, with no sharp edges, ergonomic quiet close ice bin door and low noise compressor and auger making it perfect for undercounter positioning at the point of use.

Nugget Ice is one of the hardest and driest types of ice. Compressed superflake ice is extruded using an enhanced evaporator auger and strengthened gearbox, to produce regular ‘nugget’ shaped ice pellets from between one and five grams in weight or an irregular, smaller, one gram ‘cubelet’.

Both examples contain 90% of pure ice with as little as 10% of residual water ensuring a long display-life with consequent energy and cost savings. Aimed at smaller sized fresh food displays within restaurants and cafés, the new self-contained AFC134 fits under standard counters.

Because the ice is so hard and dense with an exceptionally low melt rate the AFC134 can be cleaned at the end of the working day and replenished overnight, when energy costs are at their lowest, producing fresh ice for use from the first thing in the morning.

• Advanced diagnostics computerised control
• Front panel in & out airflow (air-cooled model only) for built-in installation
• Front access condenser air filter, removable and washable
(air cooled version only)
• Easily accessible, front panel mount, ON-OFF Switch
• Easy, front panel access to technical / service area of the machine
• Routine Maintenance visible alarm light on front panel
• Ergonomically designed ice storage access, with vanishing door
• Door-closing movement dampening system
• Vapour-based microbial control system pouch in ice storage area
• Optional PWD System for remote water drain (easy-fit installation)
• AgION antimicrobial agent embedded in moulded plastic parts
• CFC-free R-404A Refrigerant


Contact Details and Archive...

Print this page | E-mail this page

RELATED CONTENT...


Article image Automating the temperature monitoring task

Find out how automated monitoring can help to optimise working procedures and decrease workloads. Full Story...

Article image ICS Cool Energy develops range of Temperature Control Units

ICS Cool Energy has launched a range of Temperature Control Units (TCUs), i-Temp, which have been re-designed and developed after consulting its customers. Full Story...

Mitsubishi Electric causes a stir in white sauce production

GEA Refrigeration UK at Foodex 2014

A successful relationship, celebrated. Cheers!

RELATED SPONSORED ARTICLES...


Article image GEA Refrigeration UK at Foodex 2014

GEA Refrigeration UK will be exhibiting at Foodex 2014 – Monday 24th to Wednesday 26th March. They will be at Stand R391.Full Story...

Article image A successful relationship, celebrated. Cheers!

Bath Ales, a regional brewer based between Bristol & Bath and right on the doorstep of Fulton, has had a long relationship with the heat transfer specialist having used its vertical steam boilers since it opened its first brewery in 1995.Full Story...

Electronic Temperature Instruments Ltd launches the new Stainless Steel ThermaData® Loggers

Alarmed temperature loggers an essential for Gower View Foods

Electronic Temperature Instruments Ltd launches the new Thermamite® Thermometer

MOST VIEWED...


Article image Spray and save on the glazing process

Food glazes are widely used in the bakery sector to improve the look and taste of baked products. Traditionally, this coating process has resulted in substantial waste. Technology advances mean that this is no longer the case. Full Story...

Article image Your flexible friend in the food factory

Suzanne Gill finds out where thermal imaging technology can help around the factory. Full Story...

A dry-ageing process improvement

Automating the temperature monitoring task

What role does refrigeration play in the supply chain?

http://www.appetite4eng.co.uk