Ice Cream Machine / June 22, 2018 / Kailey Satterfield
Before we begin it is important to note that this information only applies to pressurized or pump machines. Gravity fed machines do not use pumps because you pour the product mix into the hoppers which sit on top of the machines and freezing cylinders. When you pour the mix into the hoppers, gravity pulls the mix into the freezing cylinders.
Peristaltic Pump. The peristaltic pump can be found in machines such as the Taylor 8756. Though the peristaltic pump serves a different function that the horizon and simplified pumps, it is still crucial to the functioning of the machine. This pump pushes the product up to the freezing cylinders.