Manitowoc is a name synonymous with energy-efficiency and ease of service. The new Manitowoc Indigo NXT ice machine models come with cutting-edge ice maker technology furthers their reputation as leaders in the ice equipment industry. NXT ice machines come with a new touchscreen display, energy-saving technology, and increases sanitization measures to guarantee your Chicago business’s ice supply stays clean and safe.
Let’s take a look at some of the best features of the new Manitowoc ice NXT ice makers.
Manitowoc Indigo NXT Touchscreen Technology
The most obvious change between the new Manitowoc NXT ice machine and older models is the redesigned touchscreen display. Manitowoc’s easyTouch display shows ice machine owners and technicians the status of their ice machine, potential issues with the system, and contact information for the nearest Manitowoc ice machine service provider.
Here are some specific functions available with the Manitowoc NXT ice machine:
Quick Installation: The easyTouch display’s 12-step setup wizard allows owners to quickly set-up their easyTouch system. Users can configure date and time, set up additional accessories, import data, schedule cleaning notifications, and even set days to automatically shut your industrial ice machine off and on.
Status Updates: The display screen also shows owners the status of their ice machine and how much ice is in your bin. There are four status phases: program mode, making ice, machine off, or when your Manitowoc ice bin is full.
Alerts and Notifications: Users can quickly see if there is a potential issue with their ice machine. The easyTouch display alerts owners or service providers with one of 34 system faults messages. If your Manitowoc ice machine is not making ice, technicians can diagnose issues get them resolved much faster. If your machine is due for professional Manitowoc ice machine cleaning or maintenance, the touchscreen displays will alert users.
Service Locator: Need ice machine service but not sure who to contact? The easyTouch display can pull up qualified local maintenance companies in your area for quick service.
Diagnostic Readout: The easyTouch system will monitor the status of your Manitowoc ice machine throughout the day and maintain a running status log. Technicians can download machine data through a USB port, which can help them quickly diagnose the issue and get it resolved.
Manitowoc has always designed the most energy-efficient ice machines in the industry. With the NXT series, they looked to exceed the Department of Energy standards. NXT models go well beyond federal standards for energy efficiency. Many NXT models are also Energy Star approved, meaning they use 15% less energy than other commercial ice machine models on the market.
Overall, the Indigo NXT series uses less electricity and water than previous Manitowoc Indigo models. This helps to save your Chicago business money in utility costs which helps increase your bottom line. You can also set the machine to shut off automatically on non-business days, saving business owners money during off-hours.
Improved Sanitization Features
Manitowoc Indigo ice machines are known for being easy to clean and service. They are designed so technicians can easily remove and replace components. This limits Manitowoc ice machine repair and service time so your ice machine can quickly get up and running.
NXT series ice machines also come with an AlphaSan antimicrobial treatment that hinders the growth of mold, slime, and other contaminants that can make your customers or employees sick.
Looking for a Manitowoc Indigo NXT for Your Business?
Our Automatic Icemaker rentals come with top-of-the-line ice makers like the Manitowoc Indigo NXT ice machine series. If you need an affordable Manitowoc ice machine lease for your Chicago business, we offer everything for a low, monthly charge. We provide popular models for Chicago-based businesses, like the Manitowoc IDT-0500A ice machine that produces Manitowoc’s signature Dice Ice.
If you need help choosing the best commercial ice maker machine for your business, contact us and one of our helpful Ice Machine Experts will point you in the right direction. For more information on Manitowoc Indigo ice machines, check out our Manitowoc Commercial Ice Machine Guide.