Raised Garden Beds with Water Tank

Viking Plastics has developed a ‘Garden Tank’ consisting of raised garden beds with a 1600 litre water tank underneath.  Garden Tanks are suitable for use in domestic and commercial installations. The Garden Tank is designed to be connected to standard down pipes to collect rain water. The harvested rain water can be used for toilet flushing or garden watering. The raised garden beds section is … Continued

Paneltim is Plastic Fantastic

Paneltim: When it comes to plastic fabrication, Viking Plastics invests a vast amount in research and development.  They have become renowned for the innovative use of Paneltim in the construction of grease traps, grease trap covers, pump tanks and custom made tanks. Viking Plastics is an Australian specialist plastics fabricator.  Viking manufacture and supply grease traps, trade waste tanks, large industrial tanks, fume cupboards and … Continued

Viking Grease Arrestor Approved in WA

Grease Arrestor Approval: Viking Plastics’ has a range of grease arrestor products approved for use in Western Australia by Water Corporation. Viking’s passive grease arrestor products are designed to trap and remove grease, fat and oil from commercial kitchens. Viking trade waste tanks are manufactured from sheet polypropylene (PP) and/or polyethylene (HDPE) materials. The majority of these materials are UV stabilised. Construction methods are described … Continued

Grease Trap for Restaurants

Grease Trap for Restaurants: Local Water Authorities require installation of a grease trap for restaurants and food processing areas.  This is because fats and oils are required to be prevented from entering the sewerage system. A grease trap is designed with internal baffles to slow the flow of greasy water.  Slowing the flow of water gives the water a chance to cool.  The result is … Continued

45 Litre Grease Trap

45 Litre Grease Trap: Viking Plastics has a new product in their range – a 45 litre grease trap for use in domestic kitchens.  Made from PVC, Viking’s domestic grease trap is installed in-line between the kitchen sink and the septic tank, Aerated Water Treatment System or sewer.  Viking Plastics’ domestic grease trap is unique because it is available for both above ground and below ground installations. … Continued

Custom Size Grease Trap

Custom Size Grease Trap: Viking Plastics recently received a request for a 3000 litre above ground custom size grease trap.  The trap needed to be installed in a very difficult location within a new restaurant in Duckboard Place, just off Flinders Lane in Melbourne CBD. The only available location to install the grease trap was at ground level. This just happened to be at the bottom … Continued

Grease Trap Fabrication: Plastic extrusion welding

Grease trap fabrication: Viking Plastics specialises in grease trap fabrication. This video shows a plastic extrusion welder in operation.  The welder is showing set temperature. In tank fabrications, the main use of extrusion welding is to weld the bases and tops. In certain applications, the body panels are also welded using this technique. Extrusion welding is used where it is necessary to produce large volume, homogeneous seams … Continued

Custom Made Grease Trap

Custom Made Grease Trap: Viking Plastics was recently contacted by a large retail butcher shop who needed a custom made grease trap “chop, chop!” The butcher shop located in regional Victoria, had a “need it now” requirement for a 2400 litre below ground custom made grease trap. At Viking Plastics the answer is always “yes”!  We pride ourselves on customer service and were happy to oblige. Custom made products normally require … Continued

New Paneltim® Below Ground Grease Trap Lid

Below Ground Grease Trap Lid: Viking Plastics has developed the Paneltim® below ground grease trap access cover as an excellent alternative to metal access covers. Paneltim® is an innovative 50mm thick, dual skin sandwich panel.  It has an internal cross-rib cell structure that is light weight yet offers superior strength and rigidity in both length and width. Paneltim® below ground grease trap access covers have a lower installation weight … Continued

Rapt in Plastic – Employee Retires after 38 Years

Following in the steps of his father, Martin Hickey commenced at Humes in 1976.  As a fresh young sixteen year old, Martin learned the craft of plastics fabrication.  In 1983, the plastics fabrication division of Humes was sold to Viking Plastics. Martin and his skills were acquired by Viking Plastics where he continued to work for the next 31 years as an expert in specialised … Continued