Remanufactured Soda Fountain
|Regardless if your soda fountain has push
button type or lever type dispense valves, the soda valves in
your fountan are the heart of the system. And these are far more
than just valves. Your soda valves are high tech machines
designed to very precisely mix the exact same ratio of syrup and
soda water day after day, glass after glass.
remanufacture our soda valves to the exact same standards as the
OEM manufacturers while some competitors only flow test and
clean the outside of your dispense valves and label them as
"remanufactured". Regardless of apparent outside condition all
dispense valves we remanufacture are disassembled and inspected,
then they are 100% rebuilt with all new O-rings and seals.
Finally they are pressure tested, leak tested and flow tested.
Any damaged or substandard parts are replaced during the rebuild
/ test process. Our final step is to pre-set the mix valves and
sanitize before shipping your remanufactured soda valves out to
Mark Powers & Co., Inc. can remanufacture all major
makes and models of beverage equipment valves. In addition we
try to keep some refurbished equipment on the shelf ready to
ship today and we would be happy to give you credit your
rebuildable soda valve or valves once your cores are received by us.
One valve or one hundred valves, we can support your soda valve
Note: We can not ship
pre-brixed soda valves. All soda valves will need to be adjusted
or brixed after they are installed on your machine. This is just
as true for our remanufactured valve as it is for a new valve
from the OEM.
How can I tell if one or more of my
dispense valves needs rebuilt or replaced?
||No dispense and no "click" coming from the valve
while trying to dispense but other valves in the
dispenser work fine.
Water or syrup drips from the
valve after dispensing a soda.
Valve is slow to turn
off after dispensing a soda
Valve sometimes sticks &
stays on a short time after dispensing a soda
stutters (rapidly turns off & on) when starting to
dispense a soda
Valve makes a loud hum or buzzing
sound while dispensing a soda
Flavor / brix needs
adjusted more often than used to or more often than
other dispense valves in the same machine
dripping from behind the valve
Soda dispense valves are designed to give years
of trouble free service with just basic maintenance and cleaning. But
most owners don't undersand or were never told the basic maintenance
requirements for these valves and it shows in the condition of products we
receive from customers to refurb. We've listed a set of general guidelines below - for model
specific instructions, please refer to your user manual or service
Remove the nozzle and diffuser and rinse well in
warm water then reinstall.
Note: Do not use soap or detergent -
even a very small amount will cause off flavors and/or foaming.
If installed, remove the cup rest and wash with warm soapy water.
Pour warm soapy water in the drip tray and wipe out with a clean cloth.
Taste each product for off tastes and/or
carbonation (brix) differences.
Adjust the ratio and brix if
necessary. But only adjust the dispense valve yourself if you have a
brix cup, a syrup separater and a very good understanding of how the
Adjusting a dispense head without the proper tools
or knowledge WILL CAUSE off flavors & incorrect carbonation and WILL
CAUSE unhappy customers. Even very subtle flavor differences in brand
name sodas are picked up right away by the public!
fountain has a ice / water bath, remove the top cover and check the
water level - adjust as necessary.
Unplug or turn off the unit and use a soft brush
to remove any accumulated dirt from the condenser coil.
Every 6 Months or Yearly
If your fountain has a ice / water bath, clean
the water bath interior including the inner evaporator coils and
Sanitize the syrup lines, following the
owners manual or service manual directions.
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Mark Powers & Company, Inc.
P.O. Box 72 • 1821 Henry Street • Guntersville, AL 35976
Phone: (800) 633-2256 Fax: (800) 216-6606