How does a macerator toilet work?

How does a macerator toilet work?

A macerating toilet is an upflush toilet system. It sends waste to a unit behind the toilet in a large container or in a container in the wall. High-powered blades liquefy the waste before it is pumped out of the unit through a pipe that is directly tied to the main drain line.

How far can you pump a macerator toilet?

The unit pumps the effluent upward to 15 feet and/or 150 feet horizontally (with gravity fall). Once the water level in the container goes down, the micro switch deactivates the unit until the flush is activated again.

How do you unclog a macerating toilet?

Blocked macerator or pump The blockage will most likely be toilet paper or other waste that has become stuck in the blade. To remove this waste the technician will then use pliers and then turn the blade counterclockwise and carefully remove the waste accordingly.

How do you clean a macerator pump?

Pour 1-2.5 litres of Toilet Cleaner & Macerator Descaler into the toilet bowl. Turn the macerator pump on for a few seconds to allow the descaler to enter the macerator. Turn the macerator off again and allow to work for 2 hours. Do not flush the toilet during this time.

How many amps does a Saniflo toilet use?

SaniPLUS Product Specifications

PART NUMBERS UPC#s 002, 003 and 005
ELECTRICAL SUPPLY 110-115V; 60Hz; 15 Amps
DISCHARGE Horizontally to 150 ft (50m) Gravity Fall on Horizontal installations: 1/4″ per ft
CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Polypropylene, C.R.P., Stainless Steel, Neoprene

How do you put a toilet in a basement without breaking concrete?

The best way to install a basement toilet without damaging the basement floor is to look at a toilet with a high water level. While traditional basement showers require drilling concrete to add drainage, the Saniflo system is installed on upper concrete floors.

How do you clean a macerator toilet?

Will macerator pump uphill?

Yes, a macerator pump will pump uphill some. Mine are both positive displacement pumps so the sewerage, once leaving the pump, can only go forward, not back.