Frequently Asked Questions
Looking for quick answers about grease interceptor production, design, and installation? Search our frequently asked question tool below.
When are grease interceptors typically used?
What are the most common types of concrete grease interceptors?
How much water can a precast concrete grease interceptor handle?
Why should I use precast grease interceptors for my next project
What are some design considerations pertaining to precast grease interceptors?
- Shape and design to collect and remove waste in accordance with state and municipal standards
- Concrete strength and design that withstands the pressure of vehicular traffic if located beneath a roadway
- Concrete that can handle applicable thermal effects
- Easy access for waste removal and maintenance
What are the main considerations in choosing the right precast grease interceptor size and shape?
How complicated is precast grease interceptor installation?
What are the steps of precast grease interceptor installation?
Basic instructions for typical installation can be found here.
What equipment and supplies are necessary for precast grease interceptor installation?
- Excavator or backhoe
- Vibratory compactor and/or sheep’s foot roller
- Any proper bracing that is required
- Sealants, grouts, and mastic as required
- All proper safety equipment and PPE
What are some advantages of precast that installers need to know?
- Ease and speed of installation
- In-stock availability of many standard sizes
- Customization to fit project needs
- Compelling upfront costs as many required materials are supplied by producers (ie. Sealants, grates, mastic)
- Dedicated and knowledgeable sales staff
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