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|Water Source||Stainless Steel|
|Usage/Application||Effluent Treatment Plant|
|I Deal In||New Only|
|Country of Origin||Made in India|
An oil and grease trap, also known as a grease interceptor or grease trap, is a plumbing device used to capture and prevent fats, oils, and grease (FOG) from entering the wastewater system. These traps are commonly found in commercial kitchens and food service establishments where there is a high likelihood of FOG entering the drainage system. The purpose of an oil and grease trap is to protect the municipal sewer system from clogs and blockages that can occur when FOG solidifies and accumulates in pipes, leading to costly and unsanitary sewage backups.
Here's how an oil and grease trap works:
Collection: Wastewater from sinks, dishwashers, and other sources in the kitchen flows into the grease trap.
Separation: Inside the trap, the wastewater is allowed to cool and slow down, which causes the FOG to separate from the water. Grease, being less dense than water, rises to the top of the trap, while solids settle at the bottom, leaving relatively clean water in the middle.
Retention: The trap is designed with baffles and a system that ensures that the FOG and solids remain within the trap while the relatively clean water is allowed to exit and flow into the sewer system.
Maintenance: Regular maintenance is required to remove the accumulated FOG and solids from the trap. This is typically done by a licensed grease trap service provider who pumps out the contents, ensuring that the trap remains effective.
The size and capacity of grease traps vary depending on the needs of the establishment and local regulations. Some larger establishments may have multiple grease traps in place. It's important to follow local regulations and best practices for grease trap maintenance to prevent environmental and plumbing issues.
Properly maintained oil and grease traps help prevent blockages in sewer lines and reduce the environmental impact of FOG entering the wastewater treatment system. Failure to use and maintain these traps can lead to sewage backups, environmental contamination, and costly plumbing repairs.
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