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Grease Trap Maintenance using Custom GT FAQ’s

Here’s some frequently asked questions about using Custom GT, a grease trap bacteria product, for grease trap maintenance. Grease Trap Maintenance using Custom GT Q. How does Custom GT work?  A. Custom GT contains billions of beneficial bacteria. These bacteria metabolize “eat” the organic components in the grease trap. The typical chemicals Custom GT encounters in a restaurant grease trap are Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG), starches and proteins. Of these grease tends to be the largest component. Custom GT metabolizes theses organic compounds producing additional beneficial bacteria, carbon dioxide and water. Grease trap maintenance can be performed with regular use of Custom GT. Q. Do I still need to pump my grease trap? A. Yes. Although less frequently. Typically restaurants that pumped once a month will still need to pump their grease trap once a year to get the inorganic solids that accumulate in the bottom of the grease trap. So grease trap pumping is significantly reduced by should still be a part of your grease trap maintenance plan. Q. I’ve heard of grease trap enzymes. What is an enzyme? A. An enzyme is a protein that acts as a catalyst for many chemical reactions. Enzymes are substrate specific. That means there are different enzymes for proteins, grease,...

Custom GT Grease Trap Bacteria – A Case Study

This case study is about Custom GT, a grease trap bacteria product manufactured by Custom Biologicals. Custom GT is a grease trap bacteria product designed to reduce the fats, oils, and grease (FOG) in a restaurant grease trap. Regular use of Custom GT will reduce grease trap odors, reduce grease trap pumping, and reduce surcharges associated with restaurant and food service grease traps. Grease trap bacteria are used to help clean restaurant and food service grease traps. Custom GT Grease Trap Bacteria – A Case Study Client Category: Industrial wastewater – Large food processing kitchen supplying major Airlines with 70,000 meals per week. Location: Major North-Eastern Airport Physical Plant: One 10,000 gallon outside grease trap. One 700 gallon inside grease trap. Problem: Quarterly pumping of outside greasetrap at a yearly cost of $38,000.00. Notification of the beginning of surcharges for sewer pollution. Previous Treatment: Grease trap pumping and disposal of the waste in a landfill. Custom Treatment: Custom GT was applied in 6 locations within the plant. Each computer controlled pump dispensed a total of 10 gallons per month for an overall total of 60 gallons of Custom GT per month. Custom Results: Grease trap pumping was reduced to “skimming” twice per year. No surcharges were assessed after testing began. Grease trap odors (Malodors) were eliminated....

Custom GT Concentrate Grease Trap Bacteria

Custom GT Concentrate – By Custom Biologicals A Grease Trap Bacteria Formulation Designed for Distributors Custom GT is our grease trap bacteria product. The bacteria in Custom GT have been specifically selected because of their enhanced ability to metabolize the fats, oils, and grease (FOG) that are found in restaurant grease traps. All restaurants have have issues with Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG), grease traps, and grease trap odors. Typically restaurant owners will pump the grease trap, an expensive, smelly, and messy procedure. In fact, grease trap pumping is becoming more and more expensive and pumping of the grease trap only moves the problem from one place to another. Other restaurants will use chemicals and enzymes. These products simply move the problem down the sewer line. That’s why they are not allowed in some municipalities. Custom GT is a grease trap bacteria product. Regular use of Custom GT will greatly reduce the need for grease trap pumping. Here’s a case study of the use of Custom GT in a grease trap in Houston, TX. Custom GT comes in two formulations; GT Tabs and GT Concentrate. GT-Tabs are a ready-to-use product, slow release tablet. GT Concentrate is a concentrated form of Custom GT and it’s specifically designed for distributors. By shipping...
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