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Posts Tagged ‘ice making’


Making Great Ice: Scraping patterns

Scraping is always a topic of interest to ice technicians. Let’s look at issues that arise with scraping: preparing new ice, and daily scraping patterns.

 
Making Great Ice: Temperature tips

As Chief Ice Technician for the Canadian Curling Association, I am often asked for advice from ice makers in curling centres across the country. One of the most-asked questions is about temperatures for the building, the ice and the pebble.

 
Making Great Ice: Why doesn’t my club have championship ice as seen on TV?

It’s that time of the year when we start to see lots of curling on TV. For curling fans, it’s exciting to watch. But for club ice makers, it’s a nightmare.

 
Making Great Ice: Season’s End

Another season of ice making has ended for most of us. Now it’s time to make sure we are ready for summer and look ahead to next curling season.

 
Making Great Ice: A Day in the Life at a Curling Championship

Here we are at Day 21 in the stretch of ice making at two championship events: the Tim Hortons Brier and the Ford World Women’s Curling Championships. For the icemakers, this is what our typical day looks like.

 

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