Glass of ice.
Cold Hard Fact: Great water makes great ice.
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  • The Challenge

    Excess sediment and scale build-up can clog distribution tubes, while chlorine-residual cause chlorine smell and corrosion, increasing maintenance costs for your equipment.

  • The Solution

    3M™ Water Filtration Products for ice applications provide built-in scale inhibition as well as chlorine taste and odor and particulate reduction. This can help to reduce service calls and downtime—increasing bottom line profitability.


Video on how ice is made with different water filtration needs.

Find the right 3M water filter for your ice machine

  • 3M commercial foodservice water filter products ice series

    With a wide array of filter types available, it can be daunting to decide which filter is most appropriate.* 

    Consider the following to help you find the right ice machine water filter:
     

    • Ice machine type (cuber, flaker, or nugget)
    • Ice machine size (pounds/kilograms of ice made or harvested per day)
    • Estimated number of hours your ice machine runs per day
    • Local water quality (such as high sediment)
    • Desire to keep chlorine or chloramines in the water

Solving a unique water challenge

How one restaurant solved a 30-year filtration problem with 3M's help.


3M Carbonless filter
Introducing new 3M™ High Flow Carbonless Series Water Filtration Products

3M™ High Flow Carbonless Series for specialty ice applications

  • The Challenge

    Excess moisture in combination with environmental factors can increase the risk of potential growth and spread of biofilm-associated bacteria in ice machines.

  • The Solution

    3M™ Water Filtration Products for specialty ice applications maintain chlorine and chloramine levels in the water. This can help protect your ice machine from potential harmful biofilm build-up and critical protection from protozoan cysts.

  • Nurse giving patient a glass of water.
    3M™ High Flow Carbonless Absolute Series Water Filtration Products designed for healthcare.

    Help protect customers and patients while you protect your expensive equipment. Remove sediment, cysts and microorganisms from your water using multi-stage technology all in one system with 3M™ High Flow Carbonless Absolute Series Water Filtration Products.

    This system is compliant with the ASHRAE Standard 188 standard for building water systems. It is designed to maintain chlorine and chloramine levels present in your incoming water while providing critical protection from protozoan cysts. It also prevents scale damage to your ice machines. This series offers flow rates from 2 gpm (7,57 lpm) to 3.5 gpm (13,25 lpm) at 0.2 absolute micron ratings.

    Contact a 3M Specialist

  • Chef presenting a platter of food to a table of people.
    3M™ High Flow Carbonless Series Water Filtration Products designed for commercial foodservice.

    Help improve the appearance and consistency of your foodservice products while protecting your expensive equipment. Our Carbonless Filters are designed to maintain chlorine levels present in your incoming water to help protect your ice machine from potentially harmful biofilm build-up while providing critical protection from protozoan cysts. It also helps reduce scale damage in your ice machines. This series offers flow rates from 2 gpm (7,57 lpm) to 3.5 gpm (13,25 lpm) at 0.2 nominal micron ratings.

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Explore 3M™ Water Filtration Products for Ice Machines

We offer a wide array of ice machine water filter products to help meet your business needs. See the table below to view our most common ice machine water filter products.

Click on a system or replacement link in the table below to find:
 

  • Product specifications
  • Spec sheets and literature
  • Where to buy online or through local dealers
Ice Machine Water Filtration Systems and Replacements
  • Note: if you are looking for commercial foodservice water filters that service multiple pieces of foodservice equipment including ice machines, visit our multi-equipment page.

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View our ice application portfolio brochure

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  • ¹Certified to NSF Standard 53 for Cyst Reduction based on testing using Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts*
    ²As demonstrated with 99.99% reduction of surrogate organism E. coli (ATCC 11229) and P. fluorescens (ATCC 49642) in manufacturer’s lab test.

    *Product Selection and Use: This tool is intended to provide guidance on products for a foodservice application. Since there are many factors that can affect a product’s use, the customer and user remain responsible for determining whether the 3M product is suitable and appropriate for the user’s specific application, including user evaluating the 3M product in user’s application.