3 Big Tips for Safely Displaying Consumable Iced Products

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Maintaining food products like meat, produce, and seafood cold on ice helps to maintain their freshness and prevent dangerous bacteria from endangering consumers. What some consumers and companies do not realize is that ice is considered itself a food, and it must be treated as carefully as food. Utilizing high quality and safe ice is critical to keeping your products safe. At Semco, we manufacture and install industrial cooling systems like ice makers to help maintain food safety and freshness. This article with outline three tips for safely displaying consumable iced products. Tip #1: Make Sure That The Water Going…

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4 Options That Exist for Industrial Ice Rakes

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An industrial ice rake is used within an ice storage and delivery system. The purpose of ice rakes is to move some of the ice flakes into the conveyor area and to level out the ice in the storage bin. While the role of ice rakes may seem simple enough, the fact is that not all systems are created equally. Low quality ice rakes can break from the weight of the ice and some ice rakes even get buried in the ice because they aren’t delivering the ice fast enough. Fortunately these problems can be avoided with high quality ice…

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How Do Ice Scales and Weighing Equipment Work?

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While at first glance it may seem like the amount of ice used to cool something doesn’t need to be precise and can just be approximated, that is not true at all! Using too little ice will result in inadequate cooling that could completely compromise the quality and integrity of the product. Meanwhile, using too much ice will needlessly raise costs, reduce efficiency, and could also potentially result in incorrect cooling. Thus industrial ice scales and weighing equipment are a fundamental part of cooling and freezing system. Let’s take a look at what they are and what factors go into…

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How Freezing and Cooling Systems Can Be Customized for Your Business

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Semco understands that each of clients has a unique business with its own set of unique needs and demands. Even businesses within the same industry may have different resources, priorities, and conditions that call for slightly different industrial cooling systems. Semco offers customizable freezing and cooling systems for your business. That means that you get to purchase the equipment that you need because it will be customized for you. Aspects of Freezing and Cooling Systems that Are Customizable There are many different aspects of freezing and cooling equipment that can be customized at Semco. Each bit of customization allows for…

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Guide to Ice Crushers and Blowers Maintenance

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If you work in an industry that needs to produce a large volume of snow, ice, or slush for any application, then you know how important it is to maintain your ice crushers and ice blowers properly. These important pieces of equipment are the lifeblood of your operation, whether they are helping you to cover a hillside in snow or setting up for an event that requires a heavy application of cold weather comfort. Manufacturers like Semco understand that your needs vary a lot from job to job, and we also understand that you want to get the most out…

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Important Considerations When Choosing an Ice Crusher and Blower System

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If you are in the entertainment or snow-making industries, you need an ice crusher and blower system. This equipment is heavy duty, and can be used over long periods of time. At Semco you are able to design the exact ice crusher and blower system that you need. If you need high capacity, fast output, or a certain fuel type, Semco can help you get exactly what you’re looking for. In order to know what you need, you first have to know what is out there and how it can serve your business. What Ice Crushers and Blowers Are Ice…

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Crucial Functions and Benefits of Ice Rakes

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Ice is a resource that is used more than many people realize. In addition to any ice that a homeowner uses around his or her house, ice is necessary in the transportation and storage of all kinds of food. Where does it all come from? It depends on the company, but with all the different kinds of ice that are available, it’s safe to say that most ice comes from a machine that received a package from a bulk ice company. Industrial-sized machines designed to distribute huge amounts of ice quickly are designed slightly different than the ice machine you’re…

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Ice Crushers & Ice Blowers Save Money for the Entertainment Industry

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Producers are well aware of the current expenses involved in creating a quality, believable movie, as well as the often limited funds for making these movies. While in the past, producers had to choose between real weather conditions for authenticity and artificial conditions that didn’t match the real thing, special effects have evolved in their ability to recreate reality in a believable way. Ice crushers and ice blowers are one important way that the entertainment industry is able to save money without sacrificing quality. Production Schedules Movies and TV shows are filmed at very specific times in order to meet…

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How to Calculate the Amount of Ice Needed to Chill Fish

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Ice Fish Temperature

In past articles we have discussed the advantages of using ice to cool fish, as well as the different factors that affect seafood cooling rates. In today’s article we will turn our attention to how to calculate the amount of ice needed to properly chill fish to 0°C (32°F). In addition to the basic formula and rule of thumb for calculating ice amounts, we will also take a look at a couple of additional factors which may influence how much ice is needed for the trip. The Importance of Correct Estimation Accurately estimating the amount of ice needed for a…

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An In-Depth Look At Ice Crushers And Ice Blowers

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Ice Blowers

Ice crushers and ice blowers are an integral part of the entertainment and snow-making industries. These heavy duty, hard-working pieces of equipment are carefully designed and constructed to stand up to the demands of high capacity, physical strain, and prolonged daily use. They are also very versatile and can be custom designed to fit a range of different requirements. Let’s take a closer look at industrial ice crushers and ice blowers. What Are Ice Crushers and Ice Blowers? Let’s begin by discussing what ice crushers and ice blowers are and why they are so commonly discussed together. Ice Crushers –…

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