Ice Machines require periodic maintenance to be able to deliver like-new reliable performance. That maintenance will be in five areas:
The maintenance includes:
Schedule: Typically twice per year for scale removal and sanitizing. At some sites the water supply to the ice machine will contain significant quantities of minerals, and that will result in a water system becoming coated with these minerals, requiring more frequent maintenance than twice per year.
Drip Tray and Drain:
For the Owner or Operator - several items can be “do it yourself” procedures:
Source: MaintainX (Community Member)