Frequently Asked Questions:How does HD3000 keep both
the hot dog and bun fresh?
HD3000 stores the hot dogs and buns separately, with the hot dogs stored in a specially
designed refrigerator. They are only put together after both are cooked and warmed
individually. Additionally, they are packed individually in air-tight
packages.How does HD3000 attain the grilled-like quality of hot
Using infrared technology, it showers the meat products to become crispy outside.
Together with microwave technology, which makes the inside evenly warm. The meat
products are dispensed and cooked on rods, which spin in the patented oven similar to a
roller grill, and the rods also motion the product back and forth to insure complete
and thorough preparation for the customer. How are consumers assured that the
whole preparation process is safe?
HD3000 has a lighted customer window wherein the customer can see the entire process,
from the time the hotdog is taken out from the refrigerator to the time that it is
dispensed by the machine. In short, the hot dogs are cooked right in front of
customer's eyes, to reassure them of the quality of both the machine and the product.
What is the cooking time?
Since the HD3000 is very versatile and can accept a wide variety of meat products, the
cooking time is dependant on the size of the product. Cooking time varies between 25-
55 seconds. Does the product require special packaging requirements?
While both the buns and meat products are packaged and sealed separately, the packaging
process requires two individual packing machines. The buns can be packaged using LHD's
exclusively designed bun packager or most commissary operated high speed packagers. The
meat products require LHD's exclusive hot dog packager. How
are consumers assured that the machine is sanitized?
After each vend and/or every five minutes of inactivity, the oven will activate the
infrared and subject the cooking surfaces into a self-cleaning process. This will
ensure that residue is nonexistent on the cooking surfaces.How do operators know when to
replenish the machine and what products to bring?
HD3000 can be equipped with a wireless communication system that will report to the
operator the daily sales, level of inventory, and any technical issues. This way, the
operator is better able to service the machine and thus reducing the machine's downtime
and making the machine more productive. Can operators service the machines themselves?
Since the design of HD3000 is modular and the machine is integrated with a
self-diagnostic system, the operators can replace assemblies with ease. Many of the
parts are industry standard. Why should operators invest in HD3000?
With very limited resource requirements, the gross profit margin is greater than cold
vending machines and comparable to your ordinary snack machine. It is also proven to
increase sales of complementary products (i.e. soda, juices, etc.) instead of competing
with other product lines; the HD3000 will increase overall sales. But most importantly,
this unique machine will assist operators to attain new accounts, retain existing
customers and increase market share. What other benefits can be obtained from
Since HD1400s can be located in high traffic locations, it can be used as an
advertising media. By posting product brands on the face of the machine and /or
customized fronts, brand/company awareness of the product advertised will increase. And
since people will see the machine every day (in their office, school, factory, etc.),
brand recall will even be better. Where can the HD3000 be
Practically, everywhere! In schools, offices, factories, hospitals, gas stations, rest
areas, plants and public areas. It can also be located in unique locations like street
corners, cinemas, military bases and light rail/subway stations. What's great about the
HD3000 it requires no special electrical requirements. Just place the machine in your
location and plug into a 20 amp, 110 volt dedicated circuit.