The Sanicubic Classic lifting station from SFA Saniflo can accommodate multiple fixtures in a house or small commercial structure. The grinder system handles 25 gallons of effluent per minute per 36' drainage run. Measuring 23-3/4" wide by 19-1/4" deep by 16-1/2" tall, the unit consists of two 1-horsepower motors housed in a plastic enclosure. Each independent grinder has a rotating cutting blade to handle solids from toilets, tubs and showers, sinks, washing machines, and dishwashers. Suitable applications include converting a commercial building into a residential space and commercial projects with multiple plumbing fixtures. saniflo.com
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