Biological Drain Maintenance System
- Accreditation ASME A112.14.3 and PDI G-101
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Features & Benefits
- Combined system designed to retain and breakdown Fats, Oils and Grease (FOGs) to prevent them from entering the drainage system.
- BioCeptor FOG Intercept and Treatment (F.I.T) unit works in conjunction with the GreasePak bio-fluid dosing module.
- Utilises the traditional principles of entrapment and retention alongside the natural process of bioremediation.
- The combined technologies create a highly effective environment, perfect for permanent degradation of FOG.
- Designed using flow control technology, allowing the F.I.T unit to be much smaller than a standard interceptor.
- Helps satisfy legislation and building regulations.
- 10 year warranty on the tank and lid.
- Simple to completely remove from situ to clean floors, walls and surrounding areas.
- Easy to remove baffles to facilitate easy cleaning and maintenance.
- Reduced frequency of maintenance/servicing due to the powerful bio-fluid degrading FOG within the F.I.T unit.
- Supplied with four adjustable levelling feet.
- MATERIAL / COLOUR / DESCRIPTION High strength injection moulded high-density polyethylene - grey. All materials recyclable.
- WEIGHT 7.5 Kg / 16.5lbs (empty) 60 Kg / 132.3lbs (full)
- FLOW RATES 25 US gallons / 96 litres (per minute) 0.416 US gallons / 1.6 litres (per second)
- IMPORTANT: Existing drains must be cleaned and pressure washed prior to installation. Failure to do this could result in dislodged fat and grease blocking the drains further downstream. The dosing point into the drain should be a minimum of 2 metres (6.5 ft) away from sources of excessive heat or harsh chemicals in the drain such as dishwashers, combination ovens or waste disposal units. If installed downstream from a water softener, ensure softener regeneration occurs prior to the module dosing time each night. The F.I.T unit can be installed with flow in either direction.
- Care & maintenance: On-going maintenance and cleaning is essential for the effective and efficient working of the BioCeptor F.I.T unit. IMPORTANT: The site must appoint a certified and qualified grease trap maintenance / drain service company to undertake this work. Regularity of attending will be determined by the service company, analysing usage and operations. The built-in quick disconnect kit (supplied) allows the F.I.T unit to be temporarily removed for periodic cleaning. The floor, wall and local area can then be completely and hygienically cleaned. Avoid using cleaning products containing biocide, limonene & terpenes.
- SITE REQUIREMENTS Installation must be carried out in accordance with local authority and water company requirements. The location advice and installation instructions in the Operator Manual must be followed. It may be necessary to install more than one BioCeptor system in a kitchen if multiple grease risk areas are identified. Staff should be trained in good internal FOG housekeeping and best management practice. This will help the effectiveness of the system, and significantly help to maintain free flowing water both within the drains of the premises and in the sewerage system. Some water companies / sewer management providers would advise that dishwashers are NOT connected to FOG trapping devices. However the BioCeptor is designed to accept the discharge from dishwashers if required. Food Waste Disposers (FWDs) should NOT be connected.
- ON-GOING MACHINE REQUIREMENTS Service and maintenance contract - for more information please contact Mechline.
- RECOMMENDED USE Ideal for sites wanting to prevent the recurrence of drain blockages from Fats, Oils and Grease (FOGs) including starches, and to help meet legislative demands.
- WHAT IS THE BIOCEPTOR?
The BioCeptor is a combined system designed to retain and breakdown Fats, Oils and Grease (FOGs) to prevent them from entering the drainage system.
- HOW DOES THE BIOCEPTOR WORK?
The BioCeptor FOG Intercept and Treatment (F.I.T) unit works in conjunction with the GreasePak bio-fluid dosing module
- DOES IT REQUIRE A LOT OF MAINTENANCE?
No, the BioCeptor F.I.T unit actually reduces the frequency of maintenance/servicing due to the powerful bio-fluid degrading FOG within the F.I.T unit.
- DOES IT HAVE ANY ACCREDITATION?
Yes, the BioCeptor is independently tested and certified to ASME A112.14.3 and PDI G-101.
- WHAT MATERIALS ARE USED?
High strength injection moulded high-density polyethylene.
- ARE THE MATERIALS RECYCLABLE?
Yes all materials are recyclable.
- CAN I CLEAN OUT THE BIOCEPTOR UNIT MYSELF?
No, all on going maintenance and cleaning must be carried out by a qualified grease trap maintenance / drain service company.
- WHERE CAN I INSTALL A BIOCEPTOR F.I.T UNIT?
The BioCeptor F.I.T unit is designed to be installed internally, on a level surface that is capable of accepting the F.I.T unit weight of approximately 60kg when full. The BioCeptor F.I.T unit can be installed in a lowered floor area or in an internal sump area, but space must be left to allow easy access and removal of the lid and internal baffles for cleaning. Ensure the F.I.T unit is located where it will not be subjected to damage from trolleys or other moving items. The F.I.T unit is supplied with four adjustable levelling feet, which can help compensate for uneven floors and can help to create a flow fall through the F.I.T unit if required. The adjustable feet can be removed if required. Wall space must also be allowed for the GreasePak dosing module, which should be sited in a visible location above the F.I.T unit. The position of the dosing module should be at a sensible working height where it will be easy for the operator to change the bio-fluid box. Install the GreasePak dosing module above the F.I.T unit. Between 1200-1500mm (4-5 feet) AFFL is recommended. The dosing MODULE should be a minimum of 1 metre (3.25 ft) and the drain dosing POINT a minimum of 2 metres (6.5 ft) away from sources of excessive heat or harsh chemicals in the drain such as dishwashers, combination ovens or waste disposal units. If installed downstream from a water softener, ensure softener regeneration occurs prior to the module dosing time each night.