November/December 2015

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On average, an ice resurfacer travels close to 2,000 MILES each year in the course of resurfacing, or about the distance from Los Angeles to Columbus, Ohio (Home to NARCE!) } and an average of 38 MILES to create a full sheet of ice at 1 inch thick (of 13 layers) RINK MANAGER RON MORGAN C R A C K 14 / NOVEMBER.DECEMBER.2015 RINKMAGAZINE.COM rink facts Facts and figures from the rink industry RINK RANGERS by Mike Curti ILLUSTRATION: GALLON JUG BY JEFF SEEVERS/THE NOUN PROJECT Ice, Ice Baby Fun facts about the ice in which we build The average rink has 54,000 ft of rink floor tubing (over 10 miles—almost 2 Mt. Everests) COOLING LOAD IS OR ABOUT THE WEIGHT OF 9 CARS Approximately 3,400 GALLONS of brine in the refrigeration system and 13,000 ft (OVER 2 MILES) OF SUB SOIL PIPING

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