ACO Passavant – grease traps

Specification considerations

Choosing the correct grease trap is essential to prevent wastewater related problems and product failures. The four key factors to consider are summarised below and covered in more detail on pages 8 to 11.

Construction materials

Various materials are used to manufacture grease traps that will affect the performance and design life of the product.

ACO Passavant grease traps are manufactured from lightweight polyethylene assisting workplace health and safety.

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Regulations

There are local and international regulations that govern the specification of below and above ground grease traps.

Below ground grease traps require access covers for maintenance and must comply with load class regulations.

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Access for maintenance

Grease traps need to be serviceable.

ACO’s range of grease traps have dedicated access points for regular servicing and maintenance. ACO’s Lipumax below ground grease traps have the advantage of a single access point.

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Buoyancy

Buoyancy in high water table areas must be considered at the specification stage for below ground grease traps.

ACO’s Lipumax grease traps are specifically engineered for below ground installations.

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