The blender first came into existence in 1932 and was used to mix drinks such as milkshakes and malts. The invention came complete with a motor for spinning the blade and a spinning blade.
Over the years the blender has undergone a number of innovations bringing to life many different designs that have been built for different purposes.
The Nutribullet blender is a recent invention and its main functions include blending fruits and vegetables.
There is also the glass jar blender, which is used to blend and store spicy foods, currently, there are about 25 types of blenders, such as the hand blender that is held in the hand when used and are suitable for blending directly to the pot, the device is perfect for soups and sauces.
The Speciality blender can grind, blend and chop food, and can also do simple jobs like making nut milk or whipping up smoothies.
There is also the frozen drink master that is used to make frozen drinks at a party or to make kids slushies. The kitchen system comes attached with various blending cups apart from the blending jug that is used to process, chop and blend food.
However, you only get one base that will fit the blending cups and jug. Now to the latest blenders in the market and the first one is the Nutribullet 12 piece blender, the device comes with sturdy blades but cannot be used to blend coffee beans, nuts or seeds.
The base motor is 600 watts, which is strong enough for its functions but does not match up to the Nutribullet 900 (check price on Amazon). There is also the Nutribullet Blender, which comes with two extra cup extractors that are used to crush dry and wet foods.
Now we will explore the functions of the two blades and see whether they could be used to crush ice. One of the cup extractors has
Functions of Nutribullet Blender Blades
One of the cup extractors has a milling blade and this one is suitable for turning dry ingredients into powder form. Then there is the regular extractor blade with four sides, this type is specially made for crushing a variety of vegetables and fruits into drinks.
The Nutribullet blender can crush at least four small cubes of ice but in combination with different fruits and vegetables. A base liquid is used for the effective mixing of the contents and to achieve a smooth consistency.
Can it Crush Ice?
From the information above the Nutribullet blender cannot be used to blend huge amounts of ice but there are blenders specifically made for that purpose such as the â€œBlendtec Total Blender” (click here to check the current price on Amazon).
The latter can crush different frozen ingredients including ice; other blender models that are suitable for crushing ice include the Vitamix Professional series 750, the Oster Pro 1200 blender and the Nutri Ninja Auto IQ blender.
Now, these blenders have qualities that make them suitable for crushing ice, and which the Nutribullet doesnâ€™t have.
One is that their blades are made of strong materials and are placed at a vantage angle, a powerful motor is used to drive the blades and the maximum number of watts that you should consider for an ice crushing blender is 1500 watts maximum or 1000watts minimum.
Another technical feature is the overheat detector, which turns off the blender and allows it to cool. The feature is vital as it will save the user from sustaining injuries caused by an overheated blender or from other unprecedented electrical hitches that arise from using a heated blender.