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Sizing Tools

INTERNATIONAL PLUMBING CODE -- GREASE INTERCEPTOR SIZING TOOL
Meals/Peak Hours × Waste Flow Rate × Retention Time × Storage Factor = Liquid Capacity
(gallons) (hours)

SIZE:

**Liquid Capacity & Size Will Auto Calculate**

NUMBER OF MEALS / PEAK HOUR
Seating Capacity × Meal Factor = Meals/Peak Hours
(seats)
MEAL FACTOR
Establishment Type Meal Factor
Fast Food 1.33
Restaurant 1.00
Leisure Dining 0.67
Cafereria / Hostpital 0.50
User Defined 0.75
WASTE FLOW RATE
Condition Flow Rate
With A Dishwashing Machine 6 Gallon Flow
Without Dishwashing Machine 5 Gallon Flow
Single Service Kitchen 2 Gallon Flow
Food Waste Disposer Only 1 Gallon Flow
RETENTION TIME
Kitchen Type Time
Commercial Kitchen Waste w/Dishwasher 2.5 Hours
Single Service Kitchen w/Disposable Plates & Utensils 1.5 Hours
STORAGE FACTOR
Kitchen Type Storage Factor
Commercial Kitchen Waste w/4 Hours Operation 0.5
Commercial Kitchen Waste w/6 Hours Operation 1.0
Commercial Kitchen Waste w/12 Hours Operation 1.5
Commercial Kitchen Waste w/24 Hours Operation 3.0
Single Service Kitchen w/Disposable Plates & Utensils 1.5