Rapids Wholesale offers commercial ice bins from two of the most trusted manufacturers of ice makers in the market today: Manitowoc and Scotsman. Produce and store different types of ice depending on what you require for your establishment with our large selection of ice maker bins.
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What is an Ice Storage Bin?
Ice maker bins provide additional ice storage for ice makers.
The quality of commercial ice bins are often judged on two criteria: the space they take up in a particular establishment and the storage capacity of the ice bin. The first is important because kitchen space is at a premium, and a commercial ice bin will have to compete with other equipment and machines. The second is essential for ice bins for bars and restaurants or any other establishment that needs ice that is ready to serve.
It is therefore important to make sure that your ice maker bin is the correct size and capacity, depending on what you require for your restaurant or bar's ice-making needs.
Sizes and Capacities of Commercial Ice Bins
One of the most important things to consider when looking for an ice storage bin is the size of the ice bin. Because the ice bin serves as the storage section of the machine, it helps hold the ice after it is made. There are generally three capacities (in pounds) and sizes/widths (in inches) of bins available: 400 to 700 pounds, over 700 pounds, and under 400 pounds; twenty-two to thirty inches, thirty to forty-eight inches, and over forty-eight inches.
The standard-type ice storage bins often found under the ice machine itself are considered undercounter ice bins. On the other hand, countertop freezer ice bins are the kind of fridge bins that are commonly found in grocery stores and supermarkets. These kinds of ice cube bins are usually situated beneath the ice machine and can either be filled automatically or filled manually. Ice bins that are used in hotels are similar to countertop ice bins but are generally larger.
Stand-alone or modular commercial ice bins are usually larger and can dispense a larger amount of ice compared to an undercounter ice bin, which are smaller and more compact versions of the stand-alone machines. Undercounter ice bins are made to fit smaller spaces or kitchens and are ideal as ice bins for bars because bars have relatively smaller kitchens compared to other establishments like restaurants.
Ice Maker Bins Available at Rapids Wholesale
We offer Manitowoc ice bins and Scotsman ice bins.
Founded in 1902, Manitowoc branched into commercial refrigeration equipment in the 1920s and now leads the industry in providing innovative refrigeration products for the food-service market. Depending on the ice-producing needs of your commercial establishment, you can choose from Manitowoc ice bins of different capacities: from 400 to 700 pounds, over 700 pounds, and under 400 pounds.
Introducing a crystal-clear, mineral-free, and slow-melting ice in 1950, Scotsman Ice Systems changed ice machines and beverages forever. It has been on the cutting edge of ice-machine innovation ever since and now offers one of the broadest lines of energy-efficient ice maker machines in the market today. Here at Rapids Wholesale, you can choose from a great selection of Scotsman ice bins of different sizes/widths: from twenty-two to thirty inches, thirty to forty-eight inches, and more than forty-eight inches.