What companies make ice resurfacers?

The Zamboni Company’s major competitor, Resurfice Corporation (based in Elmira, Ontario), produces the Olympia line of ice resurfacers that are used in arenas across Canada and around the world. In 2016, ICETECH Machines began producing the Okay Elektra, an electronic ice resurfacer, in Terrebonne, Québec.

How much is a Zamboni Electric 552?

We had the chance to take the all-electric Zamboni 552 ($160,000) model for a spin at the East West Ice Palace in Artesia, CA, and the drive was, as expected, extraordinary. The Zamboni 552 boasts a massive 17.5 horsepower electric motor that gets it to 60 mph…

Is Zamboni trademarked?

The Zamboni Company has registered its trademarks in the United States and around the world. In addition, the configuration of the Zamboni® ice resurfacing machine is a registered trademark.

Are there electric Zambonis?

Zamboni introduced the world’s first electric powered ice resurfacer in February of 1960. The Model 552AC combines decades of legendary electric performance and our industry-proven drivetrain with AC motors and controls, providing a low maintenance option for your high maintenance surface.

Are zambonis Electric?

The machines built today by the Zamboni Company are almost exclusively alternative fuel powered, using propane and natural gas engines or electric power. All of our machine models provide a clean option and they allow a “green” choice for arena operators, based on their specific needs.

What type of trademark is Zamboni?

Zamboni® ice resurfacing machine
“ZAMBONI and the configuration of the Zamboni® ice resurfacing machine are registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as the trademarks of Frank J. Zamboni & Co., Inc.” ZAMBONI has been registered by Frank J.

What did they do before Zambonis?

Before the Zamboni was invented, ice surfaces had to be manually shoveled and could take a crew of three men more than an hour to complete. The Zamboni is named for its founder, Frank Zamboni.

How much does a Zamboni cost?

As the sizes and options of the Zamboni machines vary greatly according to each ice arena’s individual needs, so does the price. The Model 100 (a small tractor pulled unit) may be in the neighborhood of $10,000.00 or more and the full-sized machines can be up to or in the low six figures.

What kind of machine is a Zamboni?

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Is a Zamboni a tractor?

The Zamboni Model 200 is a tractor-pulled unit with a 77″ blade – the same width as the 500 Series machines. The Model 200 is designed with the operator in mind and features a control console within reach and easy access to the blade and other adjustable components. It can be attached to any 3-point hitch tractor with an adequate capacity.

What does a Zamboni resurface?

Zamboni facts A Zamboni travels approximately 3/4 of a mile for each resurfacing of a typical hockey rink. Before the invention of the Zamboni, resurfacing was done by hand. When a Zamboni resurfaces the ice, it can remove up to 2,500 pounds of compacted snow. When a Zamboni operator in the Midwest passed away, a Zamboni led his funeral procession.