Saniflo SaniSHOWER Base

Saniflo SaniSHOWER Base

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SaniSHOWER Kit Includes

  1. SaniSHOWER self-contained gray water pump

SaniSHOWER Benefits

If you’re looking at basement bathroom ideas for a full bathroom setup, you may have come across the upflush toilet system. An upflush toilet system, such as this Saniflo product, allows you to install a basement bathroom shower without the need to damage your floors or walls just to hook up to the standard water pumps and drainage system.

You will need to drill the concrete to have a drain for a traditional basement shower, while the SaniSHOWER system will only sit on a concrete floor. A basement toilet, sink, and a shower can even be connected to a single macerator pump—that’s like a full bathroom. 

There’s no need for separate water pumps when you have this Saniflo product, which makes it easier to build your own basement bathroom.

The macerator pump makes it easy for a basement toilet, shower, and sink to eliminate solid wastes. Macerator pumps shred and grind solid waste, which is then mixed into flushing water to create a slurry that pumps easier upward through a narrow pipe.

The SaniSHOWER is a system used to install a shower and sink up to 12 feet below the sewer line or even up to 100 feet away from a soil stack. The SaniSHOWER system is designed to connect with the following:

  1. This SaniSHOWER gray water pump 
  2. Any sink 
  3. Any shower

The SaniSHOWER is a small gray water pump that may be used to pump waste water away from a shower, sink, bar sink, or other fixture. The SaniSHOWER is small enough to fit underneath a raised shower base.

Alternatively, it can be placed behind a wall or beside a shower. The SaniSHOWER will pump wastewater up to 12 feet in height and/or 100 feet away from a soil stack.

SaniSHOWER Installation

The Saniflo SaniSHOWER/Gray Water Pump fits behind a wall, underneath a shower base, or in the kitchen cabinet. The discharge elbow easily rotates to match the requirements of a variety of sources, including the kitchen sink, shower, urinal, or washing machine, and features a valve that prevents waste from flowing back into the unit.

How Do I Connect My Saniflo Shower?

It’s easy to install a Saniflo SaniSHOWER in your basement bathroom. It will only take a few hours for a pump to be connected. A comprehensive step-by-step guide is available below.

The Saniflo SaniSHOWER is easy to install; there are just four connections:

  1. Drains from desired bathroom fixtures are connected to the Saniflo SaniSHOWER pump (i.e., shower and/or sink).
  2. The pump is connected to a vent system.
  3. The pump is connected to the drain pipe. 
  4. The pump is connected to the electrical supply.

And you’re done!

SaniSHOWER Function

The pressure chamber on the Saniflo SaniSHOWER/Gray Water Pump automatically starts and stops the motor with a cycle between 2 and 10 seconds. As soon as the water enters the unit, the pressure switch activates the motor to start the pumping process. Once the water level drops, the switch deactivates the unit until there is a new rush of water.

The unit pumps the effluent upward to 12 feet and/or 100 feet horizontally (with gravity fall).  Once the water is discharged and the water level in the container goes down, the microswitch deactivates the unit until water enters the unit again. A normal operating cycle for the SaniSHOWER can be as short as 2 to 10 seconds depending upon the discharge pipe run configuration; power consumption is, therefore, minimal and only runs at 2 horsepower.

In addition to sinks, the Saniflo SaniSHOWER will also accept and discharge the wastewater from a variety of other sanitary fixtures in the bathroom, such as a shower, a urinal, a toilet, etc.  

When adding a shower, a base will have to be constructed. This base should be made out of a 2" × 6" (minimum) or 2" × 8" (recommended) on edge to allow for the installation of a P-trap and the required 1/4" per foot gravity flow toward the pump unit.

The discharge elbow on the side of the SaniSHOWER can be rotated 360 degrees to fit any type of installation required. A nonreturn valve, which comes already assembled on the discharge elbow, prevents backflow into the unit.

This unit has been designed with a vent output on the side of the unit. All plumbing codes require connection to a vent system. Please note that the vent system should be a two-way air vent. It is also highly recommended for the gray water pumps to be connected to a ground fault interrupter (GFI) circuit.

The Saniflo SaniSHOWER is small enough to fit comfortably inside a kitchen cabinet or vanity or even under a raised shower base in your bathroom. This makes the SaniSHOWER and pumps ideal for small basement bathrooms.

The Saniflo SaniSHOWER/Gray Water Pump meets all plumbing code requirements and features a two-way air-vent connection system on its side. All Saniflo products and pumps are guaranteed safe for your toilet or bathroom.

The Saniflo SaniSHOWER has been certified to American and Canadian Standards. Electrical standard UL 788, CA: Electrical standard CSA C22.2.

SaniSHOWER Warranty

How SaniFlo Works: Instructional Video

  

SaniSHOWER Product Specifications

PART NUMBERS

UPC# 010

 

DIMENSIONS 

H5 3/4" x W11 5/8" x D6 3/8"

H15cm x W29.5cm x D16cm 

MOTOR

Induction Motor

No carbon brushes or gears.

Tested over 30,000 cycles. 3600 rpm. 

ELECTRICAL SUPPLY

110-115V; 60Hz; 15 Amps 

Usage 5.4 Amps

DISCHARGE

Horizontally to 100 ft (33m)

Gravity Fall on Horizontal installations: 1/4" per ft 

Pumps vertically to 12 ft (3.7m) 

DISCHARGE PIPE DIAMETER

3/4"

20mm 

CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

Polypropylene, C.R.P., Stainless Steel, Neoprene

 

MAX TEMPERATURE

104°F

40°C 

NORMAL RUNNING TIME

2–10 secs

subject to installation pipe run 

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