are used by commercial and industrial establishments that use much larger quantities of fats, oils and grease in their daily operations. It is typically found between the drain lines and the sanitary sewer lines in the restaurant. The grease trap or interceptor
allows for the collection and separation of the grease, oils and fats from used water. This process prevents the fats, oils and grease from entering your local sewer system.
Fat, oil and grease can cause excessive damage to your local sewer system. This is why it is mandated by local governments to use grease traps within business. There is a minimum accepted amount of fat, oil and grease that is allowed to enter the water table system.