Opal Flake Ice Maker Review: Now Have Flake Ice At Home

Flake ice is something that makes creating awesome ice desserts a breeze. Whether you’re creating awesome snow cones with mind blowing flavors or a slushie on a hot summer’s day. Flake ice is a type of ice that may be difficult to get at home but enjoyed when you do.

FirstBuild, An Innovative Company

FirstBuild has been a top company over the last couple of years creating ice makers that bring nugget ice to our homes to be enjoyed every day. They didn’t just stop there – now they are introducing a new ice maker into their lineup that will be on the market real soon.

This new ice maker that will be a game changer for countertop ice makers.

The Opal Flake Ice Maker

Opal Flake Ice Maker Review

The opal flake ice maker is going to give you wonderful, soft, flake ice anywhere you want it. It’s designed after the Opal Nugget Ice Maker (they look almost the same), but now instead of nugget ice you can enjoy flake ice.

This ice maker is going to be small enough to fit on your countertop, but powerful enough to product flake ice on demand. This is groundbreaking for a countertop ice maker!

The Specifications

The Opal Flake Ice Maker will create 36 lbs of flake ice every day (1.5 lbs an hour). This ice maker will have a storage capacity of 2 lbs of ice at one time, which means there will always be ice available for the family to make delicious ice treats.

What’s great about this compact unit is that now you don’t have to purchase a large, expensive Commerical flake ice maker for your home – the Opal Flake Ice Maker will fit nicely in anyone’s kitchen with its stainless steel design and sleek look.


FirstBuild has currently finished up with a small batch of units, and hopefully we will see this great ice maker on the market soon.

We will have all the details on Ice Maker Geeks when we finally get our hands on the ice maker for ourselves and test it out.

Opal has never disappointed us, and we’re excited to give this ice maker a test drive.

Tell us what you are looking forward to the most in the comments below. Are you excited to try out the Opal Flake Ice Maker?

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