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To find the best brine temperature settings for your rink we recommend doing the Snowball Test.   Raise the brine temperature in small 1° F increments, observe the ice and try to form a proper snowball from dry shavings. If it falls apart right away your ice runs too cold. Raise the brine temperature another degree and...

At REALiceCanada we are often asked where does the air go? That can be a bit complicated. But, we thought we’d take a stab at explaining this in terms everyone will understand.  How it’s always been done: Ice has traditionally been made with hot water. Old school...

August 16th, 2018, Vancouver, BC -  After using the REALice system for the 2017/2018 season and getting fantastic ice quality ratings by the officials, Rogers Arena, home of the Vancouver Canucks, decided to buy the system and continue to make their ice with REALice. Ice made with REALice has proven to be 46%...

REALice vs. Hot Water