3M™ High Flow Carbonless Series for specialty ice applications

Filtered ice. The last scoop as good as the first.

  • The Challenge

    You want quality ice and an ice machine that lasts.
    But excess moisture and other environmental factors can increase the risk of potential growth and spread of biofilm-associated bacteria in ice machines, which impacts both your ice and its machine.

  • The Solution

    Enter 3M™ High Flow Carbonless Filters. Our Carbonless Filters maintain chlorine and chloramine levels in the incoming water, helping protect your ice machine from potential harmful biofilm build-up and offering critical protection from protozoan cysts. So, you can keep your ice and your machine cleaner.

  • Nurse giving patient a glass of water.
    Ice machine filters designed with healthcare in mind.

    At your healthcare facility, high cleanliness and sanitization standards help ensure the safety of your patients and staff. It’s important to you to be proactive and mitigate potential risks, including those related to your water management plan. Let us help protect your expensive ice equipment with 3M™ High Flow Carbonless Absolute Series Water Filtration Products.

    Designed to maintain chlorine levels present in your incoming water to help protect your ice machine from potentially harmful biofilm build-up, you can also count on our Carbonless Filters for these benefits:
     

    • Supports the ASHRAE Standard 188 standard for building water systems
    • Reduction of up to 99.99% of waterborne bacteria *
    • Removal of sediment, cysts** and microorganisms
    • Helps keep ice machines clean without affecting filter life

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

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  • Glass filled with ice and water
    Ice worthy enough to be listed on the menu.

    In your commercial foodservice facility, you want to serve your customers ice that’s consistent and appealing. Let us help meet your customers’ ice expectations and protect your expensive equipment with 3M™ High Flow Carbonless Series Water Filtration Products.

    Designed to maintain chlorine levels present in your incoming water to help protect your ice machine from potentially harmful biofilm build-up, you can also count on our Carbonless Filters for these benefits:
     

    • Provides critical protection from protozoan cysts** and scale damage in your ice machines
    • Helps keep ice machines clean without affecting filter life

    **Certified to NSF Standard 53 for Cyst Reduction - based on testing using Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts

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  • The Challenge

    Excess particulate 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.


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 cartridge 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.