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Specification considerations

Choosing the correct grease trap is essential to prevent problems and product failures. The materials of the trap, regulations, access and maintenance and installation all impact product selection.

Construction materials

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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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

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

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

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