One of the many new features of the new Schier Products GB-500 is the Safety Star™. This game changing bright yellow Safety Star™ lives directly below the access-way covers and helps to prevent accidental entry into the GB-500. The Safety Star™ can be removed for servicing or inspection but is tethered to the adapter to ensure it is always put back in place. The Safety Star™ will be a standard feature on the GB-500 shipping early 2019.
With 510 gallons of capacity the GB-500 slots perfectly between the successful 275 gallon GB-250 and the new 1,010 gallon GB-1000. Available early 2019 the GB-500 is third-party certified to ASME A112.14.3-2018 to hold 3,048 lbs of grease. The GB-500 can be installed above or below grade and has a new riser system allowing up to burial depths of 8' (top of unit to grade). A few firsts for the GB-500 is also the new triple inlet and outlet design allowing for ultimate design ease as well as the Safety Star™ feature preventing accidental entry into the tank. More about the GB-500 can be found here >>
Striem describes some of their products as being rotomolded (rotationally molded) but what does that mean? Watch the Ripple Engineering Pressure-Cooled Rotomolding machine in action at Striem in Kansas City in the video above. More about how the machine works can be found at the Ripple Engineering website.
I've been asked this same question many times and Ken Loucks of IW Consulting Service provides a great explanation. If you aren't part of his email list sign up. Read more here >>
Schier introduces the industries first and only performance-certified 1,000 gallon grease interceptor
Introducing the GB-1000. That's right, 1,000 gallons of hydromechanical grease interceptor with a third-party performance certification proving it holds 6,547 lbs of grease! Don't take our word for it, have a look at the ASME test report. Why specify a large volume grease interceptor without knowing what it actually holds? Click here for all the information including technical data package in PDF and DWG as well as Revit and CSI masterspec files.
Schier Products recently unveiled the latest version of their grease interceptor sizing service, Grease Monkey. Updates include the ability to create a profile and save jobs for future reference or use, the ability to do a quick sizing and a polished user interface that makes determining what product you need for your job easy. Grease Monkey uses Schier's grease production sizing method to determine real world demand based on volume and food type all while adhering to UPC guidelines.
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The Junction in Bothell is the latest home to 9 of our GB-250 grease interceptors. The photo shown is 7 in series utilizing our no-charge H20 rated pickable cast iron cover option making servicing fast. This setup allows for 165,538 high grease producing meals before needing to be serviced. How do we do this? All Schier units are third-party certified to maximum grease capacity, in this case 1,076 lbs of grease per GB-250. Using Schier’s Grease Production Sizing Method (now included in the ASPE handbook) with each meal contributing 0.0455 lbs or grease this system will support 1,839 meals per day from the contributing common grease line all while retaining a 90 day cleaning interval insuring low run costs for tenants.
Why guess on what size interceptor is needed? Let us know if we can help with a sizing.
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