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Understanding Commercial Dishwasher Options

Keeping your equipment clean and sanitized is central to ensuring the ongoing operation of every food service organization. Selecting the right commercial dishwasher for your restaurant, deli, cafeteria, bakery or bar depends on understanding the available options and choosing the right style for your business.

Making the right choice of commercial dishwasher starts by estimating the volume of dishes you will need to clean on a daily basis as well as estimating what your need will be at peak times. To begin your calculations, keep in mind that 20 dishes per rack (or load) is the typical number of items that a commercial dishwasher will be able to wash in a single cycle.

High-volume establishments, such as university cafeterias and hospitals should consider investing in a conveyor dishwasher. These machines are able to run 350-1000 racks per day and provide a highly automated process, with dirty dishes entering at one end of the conveyor and clean dishes emerging from the other end.

Door type dish machines are found in many more restaurants and food service businesses than conveyor machines. These compact workhorses do require that dishes be rinsed before being washed, but have rapid cycles that typically last between 1-2 minutes.

Door type dishwashers are available in both high-temperature and low-temperature models. Low temperature models sanitize dishes through the addition of chemical sanitizing agents. These present an ongoing expense, but these machines are typically less expensive than their high temperature counterparts. High temperature models sanitize dishes with a 180 degree Fahrenheit rinse cycle, but generate a significant amount of steam and therefore generally require the installation of a hood to manage the vapor. High temp units also have higher power requirements, making them more expensive to operate, but when the wash cycle is complete, the dishes are generally dry and ready to be put away, which is not always the case with low temp units.

Another option is an undercounter commercial dishwasher. These units are designed to be placed in bar areas or compact kitchens. While they may resemble residential dishwashers from the outside, they are designed to work with commercial dish racks and run at the same high speeds as the door type dishwashers found in larger commercial kitchens. Undercounter commercial dishwashers are also available in high and low temperature models.

High-quality commercial dishwashers from recognized brands can provide years of reliable service. Recommended brands include American Dish Service, Bar Maid, Champion, CMA, Hobart, Jackson, Jet Tech, Noble Warewashing.

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Hobart AM15 Stainless Steel Commercial Straight Pass Through Dishwasher w/ Right Side Clean Side Dishwasher Table. 208 Volts. - Item #1119824 Hobart AM15 Stainless Steel Commercial Straight Pass Through Dishwasher w/ Right Side Clean Side Dishwasher Table. 208 Volts.

MAKE: Hobart MODEL: AM15
WIDTH: 72 DEPTH: 30 HEIGHT: 59
ORIGINAL PRICE NEW: $14,999.99

$0.00 $0.25 5d 20h 4m
 
Nice! Hobart Style Under The Counter Dishwasher! All Stainless Steel! Model: LXEC SN: 231175525 120V 60HZ 1 Phase - Item #1116117 Nice! Hobart Style Under The Counter Dishwasher! All Stainless Steel! Model: LXEC SN: 231175525 120V 60HZ 1 Phase

MAKE: Hobart MODEL: LXEC
WIDTH: 24 DEPTH: 24 HEIGHT: 32

$27.00 $28.00 1d 18h 59m
 
Hobart Commercial Heavy-Duty Pass-Through Dishwasher! All Stainless Steel! On Legs! Model: AM14 200/230V 60HZ 3 Phase - Item #1116123 Hobart Commercial Heavy-Duty Pass-Through Dishwasher! All Stainless Steel! On Legs! Model: AM14 200/230V 60HZ 3 Phase

MAKE: Hobart MODEL: AM14C
WIDTH: 41 DEPTH: 26 HEIGHT: 71

$13.01 $14.01 1d 19h 5m
 
Commercial Stainless Steel Three Compartment Dishwasher Sink 
108x36x28 - Item #1117518 Commercial Stainless Steel Three Compartment Dishwasher Sink 108x36x28


WIDTH: 108 DEPTH: 36 HEIGHT: 28
ORIGINAL PRICE NEW: $2,469

$0.00 $0.25 2d 19h 59m
 
Commercial Stainless Steel Dishwasher Table with  Sink 
94x32x78 - Item #1117521 Commercial Stainless Steel Dishwasher Table with Sink 94x32x78


ORIGINAL PRICE NEW: $2,389

$0.00 $0.25 2d 19h 60m
 
Hobart Under The Counter Commercial Dishwasher! Advansys Series! Model LXER SN: 231234682 120/208/240V - Item #1118734 Hobart Under The Counter Commercial Dishwasher! Advansys Series! Model LXER SN: 231234682 120/208/240V

MAKE: HOBART MODEL: LXER
WIDTH: 24 DEPTH: 24 HEIGHT: 32

$0.00 $0.25 8d 18h 55m
 
Insinger ENERGY STAR Stainless Steel Commercial Straight Pass-Through Dishwasher w/ Tank! MODEL 50-20N2 - Item #1119074 Insinger ENERGY STAR Stainless Steel Commercial Straight Pass-Through Dishwasher w/ Tank! MODEL 50-20N2

MAKE: INSINGER MODEL: 50-20N2
WIDTH: 53 DEPTH: 34 HEIGHT: 72

$0.00 $0.25 8d 19h 8m
 
BRAND NEW SCRATCH AND DENT! 2024 Noble Wareforce UL-30 Stainless Steel Commercial Low Temperature Undercounter Dishwasher. 115 Volts, 1 Phase. - Item #1120029 BRAND NEW SCRATCH AND DENT! 2024 Noble Wareforce UL-30 Stainless Steel Commercial Low Temperature Undercounter Dishwasher. 115 Volts, 1 Phase.

MAKE: Noble MODEL: Wareforce UL-30
WIDTH: 24 DEPTH: 22.5 HEIGHT: 33
ORIGINAL PRICE NEW: $4,999.99

$0.00 $0.25 9d 18h 54m
 
Maytag Stainless Steel Undercounter Dishwasher. - Item #1120444 Maytag Stainless Steel Undercounter Dishwasher.

MAKE: Maytag
WIDTH: 24 DEPTH: 24 HEIGHT: 34

$0.01 $0.26 12d 19h 11m
 
BRAND NEW SCRATCH AND DENT! Honeywell HDS18SS Stainless Steel Undercounter Dishwasher. 120 Volts, 1 Phase. - Item #1120574 BRAND NEW SCRATCH AND DENT! Honeywell HDS18SS Stainless Steel Undercounter Dishwasher. 120 Volts, 1 Phase.

MAKE: Honeywell MODEL: HDS18SS
WIDTH: 17.5 DEPTH: 24 HEIGHT: 32

$0.00 $0.25 12d 19h 37m
 
BRAND NEW SCRATCH AND DENT! General Electric GE Profile PDT715SYVFS Stainless Steel Undercounter Dishwasher. 120 Volts, 1 Phase. - Item #1120577 BRAND NEW SCRATCH AND DENT! General Electric GE Profile PDT715SYVFS Stainless Steel Undercounter Dishwasher. 120 Volts, 1 Phase.

MAKE: General Electric MODEL: PDT715SYVFS
WIDTH: 25 DEPTH: 27 HEIGHT: 34

$0.00 $0.25 12d 19h 38m
 
General Electric GE DW80R7060US Stainless Steel Undercounter Dishwasher. 120 Volts, 1 Phase. - Item #1120578 General Electric GE DW80R7060US Stainless Steel Undercounter Dishwasher. 120 Volts, 1 Phase.

MAKE: General Electric MODEL: DW80R7060US
WIDTH: 23 DEPTH: 24 HEIGHT: 35

$0.00 $0.25 12d 19h 38m
 

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