Plastic Grease Trap

Plastic Grease Trap: As leaders in the industry, a plastic grease trap from Viking Plastics is meticulously manufactured to the highest standards.. Viking Plastics has been fabricating plastic grease traps for over 50 years. Viking’s grease traps are made from polyethylene and other poly materials for increased efficiency and durability – particularly when placed in heavy use.  Plastic grease traps have increased longevity as they … Continued

Commercial Kitchen Grease Trap

Commercial Kitchen Grease Trap: If you manage a retail food business or restaurant, you’ll need a commercial kitchen grease trap. This is because food outlets produce waste, such as cooking oil, grease and food solids.  Waste discharged directly into our sewers can cause: blockages and overflows overload wastewater treatment plants, and cause major pollution problems in our rivers and on our beaches. If you cook … Continued

Grease Trap Sizing

Grease Trap Sizing: What size grease trap will my business need? Grease trap sizing and design criteria is set by the local water authority in each state and territory of Australia.  Thus, grease trap sizing and design will vary from region to region. Not all trade waste waste tanks need to be made to an approved design. Grease traps are different from other trade waste tanks … Continued

Grease Trap Regulations

Grease trap regulations are overseen by the water authorities governing the different states, territories, urban and rural areas with Australia.  In larger metropolitan cities, water supply companies oversee grease trap regulations.  In rural areas, regulation is overseen by local councils. Before discharging trade waste to a sewer, a trade waste agreement with the local water authority is required. Australian metropolitan water authorities include: Melbourne: City West Water; … Continued

Grease Trap Suppliers Sydney

Grease Trap Suppliers Sydney: Looking for grease trap suppliers Sydney?  Viking Plastics supplies grease traps and trade waste tanks to all states and territories of Australia – even to the most remote locations. Viking Plastics’ products can be ordered through major merchants like Reece Plumbing and Tradelink. Alternatively, call Viking Plastics directly on 03 9587 2297.  Viking can supply standard above ground and below ground … Continued

What is a Settling Tank?

Settling tank: A settling tank slows the flow of waste water to allow plaster, clay and other material to sink to the bottom of the tank and cleaner water to flow out to the sewer. In general, the capacity of a settling tank needs to be sufficient to retain the contaminated waste water for at least one hour before being discharged to sewer. The most common … Continued

Grease Trap Suppliers Melbourne

Grease trap suppliers Melbourne: If you’re looking for grease trap suppliers Melbourne, look no further than Viking Plastics! For over 50 years, Viking Plastics has manufactured and supplied a diverse range of trade waste tanks to the plumbing industry.  Located in the Melbourne suburb of Braeside, Viking’s modern factory is well-equipped and boasts manufacturing and administrative facilities spanning 2600 square metres. Tanks are available in … Continued

Why do I need a Grease Trap?

Grease Trap: A grease trap (also known as a grease interceptor or triple interceptor) is needed to ensure the disposal of cooking oil and waste water via drains and sinks does not cause plumbing and environmental problems.  There are specific requirements for the Water Authorities in each state and territory of Australia.  Most authorities prohibit liquid waste being discharged on the ground or to a stormwater drainage … Continued

What is a Grease Trap?

Grease Trap: A grease trap is a tank that sits between a sink and the general sewer to stop pollutants like grease and oil from entering the sewage system. Also known as a “Food and Oil Interceptor”, “Grease Interceptor” or “Triple Interceptor”, a grease trap contains baffles that slow the flow of hot greasy water.  By slowing the water flow and allowing the water to cool, pollutants can either … Continued

What is a Triple Interceptor?

Triple Interceptor: A Triple Interceptor is also known as a Food and Oil Interceptor or Grease Trap.  It is a tank installed between a sink and a public sewer to prevent pollution from trade waste such as grease, fat, oil, silt, sand, sludge and other substances entering into the sewer system.  A grease trap has a number of baffles that slow the flow of warm/hot greasy water allowing the water to cool. … Continued