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The Benefits of a Stainless Steel Grease Interceptor

The Smith stainless steel grease interceptor is specially designed for the food industry.

A grease trap (or grease interceptor) is a plumbing device (a type of trap) designed to intercept most greases and solids before they enter a wastewater disposal system. These units reduce the amount of fats, oils and greases (FOGs) that enter sewers.

  • Corrosion resistance
  • Fire and heat resistance
  • Hygiene
  • Aesthetic appearance
  • Strength-to-weight advantage
  • Impact resistance
  • Long term value

"The advantage of a metal interceptor is its proven track record and long-established acceptance by the plumbing industry." *PM Engineer Magazine Issue: 6/03



How Grease Interceptors Work

Learn about the importance of a grease trap or interceptor in how one works to keep plumbing functioning properly.

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The Right Grease Interceptor for Your Restaurant or Business

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  • Installed above–the-floor, recessed-in-the-floor, or under-the-sink
  • Constructed of type 304 stainless steel
  • Regularly furnished with no-hub inlet/outlet, threaded available
  • External flow control fitting
  • Conforms to PDI–G101 and ASME A112.14.3.

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Figure Numbers 8007-SS to 8050-SS and 8120-SS carry the Plumbing and Drainage Institute Certification Seal Certifying conformance to Grease Interceptor Standard PDI-G101.

A. Stainless Steel Cover  B. Inlet  C. Baffle  D. Air Relief

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Why Choose Plastic When You Can Have Stainless Steel?

Below is a comparison of Smith's Stainless Steel Grease Interceptors versus Plastic Grease Interceptors. Smith offers a superior material at a compatible price to plastic.

FeaturesStainless Steel InterceptorsPlastic Interceptors
No Distortionblue-check 
Above 140 degree temperatureblue-check 
Floats blue-check
Easy to cleanblue-check 
Light weightblue-checkblue-check
Low cost installationblue-check 
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"The advantage of a metal interceptor is its proven track record and long-established acceptance by the plumbing industry." *PM Engineer Magazine Issue: 6/03

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