Blue Air BLMI-500A 538 Lbs / 24 hr. Production, Air-Cooled


  • BLMI-500A produces up to 538 lbs. of ice daily
  • Units produce individual crescent ice cubes
  • Durable stainless steel cabinet
  • Stainless steel evaporator
  • Removable air filter
  • Digital Self Diagnostic System (power switch is accessible without panel removal)
  • Environmentally friendly refrigerant (R-410A)
  • Energy Star Certified
  • 3 year Parts & Labor Warranty – 5 year Compressor and Evaporator Warranty

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Items purchased from Plant Based Pros are:

  • Brand new and in original packaging.
  • Covered by the full manufacturer warranty.
  • Qualified for manufacturer service and support.
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Need a huge amount of ice every day? The Blue Air BLMI-500A Ice Machine can crank out as much as 500 lbs of crescent ice cubes per day!

Constructed with stainless steel, this ice machine is very difficult to rust, dent, or scratch, ensuring long-lasting service life. This mark of durability extends to the evaporator, so that no corrosion or wear-and-tear reduces its performance.

The BLMI-500A crescent ice cube machine is powered by a 3/4 HP compressor. Thanks to the digital diagnostic system, this unit makes for an intuitive operation. From this panel, you can turn the unit on and off, and you are always informed about on when to start the cleaning cycle, filter, or harvest.

With an R404a refrigerant in use and an Energy Star rating, this Blue Air ice maker is a true environment-friendly solution. The filters and panels are all removable for easy cleaning and service.

The BLMI-500A Ice Machine comes with a cETLus and ETL-Sanitation (NSF/ANSI 7) certification for guaranteed safe commercial use. This model requires 115V/60/1 and 11 amps.

Exterior Dimensions ( L x D x H )22 x 27 3/8 x 30 5/8 inch
Net Weight130 lbs
Compressor3/4 hp
Input (Voltage / Hz / Phase)115 V / 60 Hz /1
Amps14.0 A / 973 W
Ice Production per day 70℉/50℉ (21℃/10℃)538 lbs
Ice Production per day 90℉/70℉ (32℃/21℃)444 lbs
Water Consumption13.6 gal / 100 lbs
Energy Consumption5.22 kWh / 100 lbs
Ice Size (mm)38 x 28 x 13
Ice Size (inch)3/20 x 9/8 x 1/2
Ice Shapecrescent
Certification SafetyUL
Certification SanitationETL / CE / Energy Star
Ice Production per Cycle (lbs)9.83
Ice Production per Cycle (cubes)480

Additional information

Weight161 lbs
Delivery Options

Commercial No Lift Gate, Commercial Lift Gate Required, Residential Lift Gate Required


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