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Grease Trap Cleaning Tips And Video

Grease Traps. We thought it might be helpful to not only show you how to purchase them, but also how to maintain them after you've purchased them. In order to do that, we thought it would be easiest to make a short video giving some tips as to how to clean them. One thing to keep in mind as you watch this, government regulations differ depending on your location. Please make sure to check all city and state regulations as things will change (time in between required cleanings, amount, information recorded, etc.).

Grease Trap & Its Parts Video

We have just recently uploaded a video giving some information on grease traps in general and on our grease traps in particular. Hope it is a benefit to you as you seek to learn more about grease traps and why they are necessary for your food establishment.



TurboAir Refrigerator + Prima = Happy Customers

Thanks to the Best Western Skyline Motor Lodge for this great picture of their Prima-purchased equipment! Props to Best Western for a quality purchase (and a good pic!;). Oh, and if you ever need a place to stay in Lakeview, Oregon, make sure to look them up!

Grease Trap Cleaning Log

Since a grease trap cleaning/maintenance log is required by law, it sure is nice when the government makes one for you. On the other hand, sometimes they don't... so we have created one for you to use.

Feel free to download, print, use, and share this cleaning log (you can find it here: Grease Trap Cleaning Log). Of course, as with all things grease trap, be sure to check up on your local regulations as some will require different times, volumes, etc. for cleaning.

"How To Set up A Prima Supply Work Table" Video

Putting together tables may be a hobby of yours... or, like the rest of us, you get confused by all of the different ways to assemble things. To aid in your purchase and assembly of our Stainless Steel Top Work Tables, we have made this short how-to video. Hopefully it is of help to you!

Vitamix Blender Comparison Guide

Vitamix comparison blog image

Machines that mix come in all shapes and sizes. Some are manual, plastic, and cost $10. Others are commercial steel, can mix 60 quarts of dough at a time, and cost $11,000. As with everything, what you buy will depend on how you need to use it. Blenders are no different. Some people prefer this brand, others prefer that brand. Some want 3 horsepower, others want 2 horsepower (others don't know what they want!). It can be quite confusing knowing what sort of blender you should buy for your bar, restaurant, coffee-shop, or home.

Walk-in Cooler and Freezer Buying Guide

Walk in coolers and freezers are very useful and great units to have in your kitchen or building

The problem we encounter most with customers when dealing with walk-ins are questions such as; what size do I need and what type of refrigeration do I need? Let's see if we can't answer some of these questions for you.
  1. Size: Walk-in Freezer Sizing is a matter of personal application

    Walk-ins can be as small as 5'x5' and as large as needed.

Types of Finishes - Stainless Steel Council Session 3

One of the aesthetic aspects of stainless steel is its "shiny" factor. If you're easily distracted by shiny things, this might be a good time for you to ask someone else to read this blog to you.

Grease Trap 101: Sizing

Even more important than the type of grease trap you need is the size of grease trap you need. If you have a grease trap which is too small, then either you'll be cleaning it everyday or your grease trap will be allowing FOG through into the sewage system.

Grease Trap 101: Types

The modern grease trap (interceptor) comes in three main types.

Grease Trap 101: History

Grease Trap

In the world of restaurants today, a vague and ambiguous piece of equipment is being required by health inspectors everywhere. Some businesses, which have been in business for 20 years, are suddenly being required to install these in their stores. What are they?

Can Stainless Steel Rust? Stainless Steel Council Session 1

Around the office, we get a lot of questions about stainless steel. So the Prima Stainless Steel Council has decided to educate consumers on the finer points of commercial stainless steel products, in particular stainless steel work tables and stainless steel prep sinks.
Today we're here to answer your questions on rust. Most think that stainless steel cannot rust. I'm here to tell you that it can but corrosion is a better word for it. It is after all steel. Steel is made of carbon. Carbon + water = oxidation or rust.

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