Tech Topics
Fast reads that explore deeper into specific topics
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Grease Holding Capacity
We often get asked how much grease our grease traps and interceptors hold. We will look at our 1,500 gallon HS20 traffic rated grease trap and answer that question for this tank. The amount of grease held by a precast concrete tank is surprising! [More]
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Keeping Grease in the Tank
There are two main ways to prevent grease from escaping a grease trap/interceptor and entering a municipal system - priming the tank and using a tank configuration with both a ninety in the partition wall and an outlet tee. [More]
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Butyl Sealant in the Joint
Grease traps or grease interceptors are tanks used to separate grease and water to prevent grease from entering municipal sewer systems, which eliminates costly repairs and clean out operations. There are several ways to prevent grease from escaping a grease trap/interceptor and entering a municipal system - using a tank configuration with both a ninety degree elbow in the partition wall and an outlet tee and/or priming the tank with clean water. [More]