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PowerFry5™ FAQ

Everything You Wanted to Know About the PowerFry5

Wondering which Vulcan fryer is right for the needs of your restaurant kitchen? Read on for a roundup of frequently asked questions about the innovative, powerful, and energy-saving PowerFry5™ Series fryer from Vulcan.

Q: Is a PowerFry5™ Series fryer right for my operation?

A: Performance, power, efficiency and ease of use are hallmarks of this “Best in Class” gas fryer, making it a valuable addition to any demanding foodservice environment.

Q: What menu items are best supported by the PowerFry5™ Series fryer?

A: The PowerFry5™ Series fryer is ideal for restaurants which produce high volumes of French fries, chicken wings, fried fish, and other fried appetizers and entrees. The 45 lb. model can produce as much as 78 pounds of frozen French fries in an hour!

Q: What sizes is the PowerFry5™ Series available in?

A: Available with oil capacities of 45, 65, and 85 lbs., the PowerFry5™ gas fryer is the ultimate in productivity for today’s busy restaurant kitchens.

Q: Is a gas fryer or electric fryer more suitable for my commercial kitchen?

A: Restaurant deep fryers come in many makes, models and sizes. One of the most frequently chosen pieces of industrial kitchen equipment, gas fryers offer higher heat output while costing less to operate. Meanwhile, electric fryers may be more suitable for kitchens looking for lower upfront and installation costs and portability.

Q: Is the PowerFry5™ Series fryer user-friendly?

A: An electronic ignition system means the PowerFry5™ Series fryer starts up with the simple push of a button.

Q: Is the PowerFry5™ ENERGY STAR® qualified?

A: The PowerFry5™ patented FivePass heat transfer system uses five passes to transfer heat from the burners to the oil. The result? Superior energy efficiency and a coveted ENERGY STAR® qualification. The PowerFry5™ Series fryer boasts 78 percent thermal efficiency. Flue temps consistently stay below 500 degrees F, and an idle temperature of 4,252 BTU/hour means it conserves energy — even while inactive.

Q: Do PowerFry5™ fryers come with a built-in filtration system?

A: For restaurants looking to serve the most delicious fried foods, save money on fryer oil, and preserve the life of their kitchen equipment, the PowerFry5™ patented KLEENSCREEN PLUS® filtration system delivers on all of these goals.

Q: How do I keep my PowerFry5™ Series fryer in optimal condition?

A: To keep your PowerFry5™ Series fryer performing its best, follow the manufacturer’s cleaning and maintenance recommendations.

Q: Do PowerFry5™ Series fryers come with a warranty?

A: The PowerFry5™ includes a 10-year limited tank warranty, one-year limited parts and labor warranty, and optional second-year limited parts and labor warranty.

Are you still unsure if the PowerFry5™ is right for your operation? Contact your sales representative for a detailed discussion around fryer selection.


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