Commercial Ice Shavers are the ultimate solution if you plan on serving shaved ice delights during large parties, concerts, carnivals or a festival. With the summer season approaching fast, it is the best time to invest into the best ice cream shaver for commercial use. With so many options available in the market, one has to do a painstaking research to find the best fit for the requirements.
To get the perfect ice shaver for commercial use, we have considered the following features:
Production Capacity: For business utility of ice shaver, the production capacity plays a critical role. It is always better to choose a product with higher output and rapid production rate.
Design: Design is equally important. A great machine that works perfectly and has the looks should be an obvious choice.
Ease of Use: Ease of use simplifies the operations and saves time. Most of the commercial shaved ice machine have a simple toggle button for on/off functionality.
Durability: When you are considering a machine for business use, durability is very important. The machine should be capable of heavy duty operation and should require little maintenances.
Hatsuyuki HC-8E Cube Ice Shaver:
First in line is the Hatsuyuki HC-8E cube ice shaver. The Hatsuyuki HC-8E is the work horse in commercial ice shavers. It truly sets the standard in shaved ice industry. The machine is high reliable, durable and easy to operate. The 110-volt model plugs in directly to a standard wall socket. With its powerful motor and high reliability, it can serve up to 500 people in just under eight hours. The hatsuyuki HC-8E produces high quality and fluffy shaved ice. You can use bagged ice or cube ice from your local store.
This commercial shaved ice machine is packed with some of the best features. It has an easy to use on/off toggle switch with an additional ability to use a foot pedal when needed for hands free operation. There is a safety switch on the lid which prevents operation while the lid is open.
You can easily adjust the texture of your ice with a blade adjustment knob. Whether you want it fluffy and fine or crunchy or coarse, you can adjust it with just a flick of hand.
A built in drip pan has a drain tube attached to it. This would take away any melted ice away from the machine. The machine also comes with an additional blade replacement. The blade can be easily replaced by following the instructions in the user manual.
- Dimensions 13-5/16″W x 15-1/4″D x 17″H
- 1/3 HP Motor
- Electrical 115V 3.8A 255W
- Shaving Capacity 6 lbs cube ice per minute
- Ice chute capacity: 3 lbs
- Weight: 52 lbs
- Accessories: Tray, Spare blade, drain hose
The factory hopper can hold approximately 40 pieces of ice. This is enough to produce up to 5 large shaved ice servings before refilling the machine. The refilling process is also very easy and can be completed in just a few minutes. The HC-8E is a heavy duty, commercial grade ice shaver which is built for durability and reliability. With very little maintenance and care it would last for years.
This commercial shaved ice machine is NSF and UL approved which is necessary for many local health departments. You can also get an identical battery operated model. The battery operated model is portable and is great for mobility.