Q1: I want to start a business of making ice, what factors should I put into consideration at the beginning? How do I prepare for one?
At first , there have several types of ice in the market for different uses. most commonly see flake ice , tube ice, block ice, and cube ice, each of which requires specialized ice machine for production. MTL manufactures and supplies complete range of ice machine, flake ice machine, tube ice machine, block ice machine and cube ice machine.
Then the production capacity of ice is the second factor that has to be confirmed . Usually depends on your local market demands, and ice storage capacity. It is always recommended to analyze the current ice factories in your area in the beginning. Or to start small-scale production , such as 1 ~ 3 tons/day, increase ice production to big in the future. Also we need to know your power supply, including voltage , frequency and phase in order to choose the appropriate compressor and motors. The ambient temperature and the inlet water temperature can help us with your system configuration.