Ice Making Machine
I was water before it got cool
In 1865, Thaddeus Lowe invented the ice making machine. Thaddeus Lowe invented the water gas process which led him to the ice making machine. Inventing the ice making machine made Lowe a millionaire.
How it works
Ice machines all work the same way. The function of compressor is to compress low-pressure refrigerant vapor to high-pressure vapor, and deliver it to the condenser. Then the high-pressure vapor is condensed into high-pressure liquid, and drained out through the throttle valve to become low-pressure liquid. At this point, the liquid is conducted to the evaporator, where heat exchanging occurs, and ice is created.
The benefits now and then
Dr. John Gorrie really actually invented the ice making machine but Thaddeus Lowe really improved it. Thaddeus Lowe invented the water gas process which led him into improving or inventing the ice making machine. Early ice makers dropped the ice into a bin in the freezer compartment; the user had to open the freezer door to obtain ice. Now you have automatic ice makers. Over the years and centuries, the ice making machine improved more and more.
Portable Ice Maker