This specification covers design requirements, manufacturing practices, and performance requirements for monolithic or sectional precast concrete grease interceptor tanks. This standard describes precast concrete tanks installed to separate fats, oils, grease, soap scum, and other typical kitchen wastes associated with the food service industry. The different materials and manufacturing practices of precast concrete grease interceptor tanks are presented in details. Structural design of grease interceptor tanks shall be by calculation or by performance. The different structural design requirement of grease interceptor tanks includes; concrete strength, reinforcing steel placement, and openings. The different physical design requirements of grease interceptor tanks includes; capacity, shape, compartments, inlet and outlet pipes, baffles and outlet devices, and top slab openings. Testing for watertightness shall be performed using either vacuum testing or hydrostatic testing.
1.1 This specification covers design requirements, manufacturing practices, and performance requirements for monolithic or sectional precast concrete grease interceptor tanks.
1.2 This specification describes precast concrete tanks installed to separate fats, oils, grease, soap scum, and other typical kitchen wastes associated with the food service industry.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.
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