Infiltrator 1500 Gallon Septic Tank

The Infiltrator IM-1500 septic tank is lightweight, strong, and durable. The watertight tank design can be paired with Infiltrator’s custom-fit risers or heavy-duty lids. Infiltrator injection molded tanks provide a revolutionary improvement in plastic septic tank design, offering long-term exceptional strength and watertightness.Infiltrator system is a manufacturer of the IM Series septic tanks. The IM Series tank is an injection molded, polypropylene tank. This process is similar to the one used to make their drainfield chambers. The IM1500 tank is currently being manufactured by Infiltrator using the largest low-pressure injection molding machine in the world.

The Infiltrator IM Series Septic Tank has a light, strong, and durable design. This tank design features Infiltrator’s custom-fit risers as well as heavy-duty lids. The Infiltrator injection-molded tanks offer a breakthrough in plastic septic tank design. They are long-lasting and extremely strong.

Benefits:

  • Polypropylene construction is strong and injection-molded
  • Easy handling and delivery thanks to light-weight plastic construction and the inboard lifting lugs
  • Access ports that are structurally reinforced eliminate distortion during installation or pump-outs
  • Additional strength is provided by reinforced structural ribs and fiberglass bulkheads
  • Installable with 6″ to 48” of cover
  • Pump-outs: Can be dried
  • This tank is suitable for use as a pump tank, septic tank or rainwater (non potable) tank
  • There are no special backfill, installation or water filling requirements
  • There are no special requirements for water filling
  • You can fill the tank with appropriate native soil. For more information, refer to the installation instructions.
  • Polypropylene construction is strong and injection-molded
  • Easy handling and delivery thanks to light-weight plastic construction and the inboard lifting lugs
  • Access ports that are structurally reinforced eliminate distortion during installation or pump-outs
  • Additional strength is provided by reinforced structural ribs and fiberglass bulkheads
  • Installable with 6″ to 48” of cover

Specifications:

Size

62″Wx176″Lx55″H

(1567 mm x 4460 mm x 1384 mm)

Access Port

24″ (610 mm)

Weight

501 lbs (228kg)

Total Capacity

1787 gal (6765 L)

Working Capacity

1537 gal (5818 L)

Burial Depth

Minimum 6″ (152 mm)

Maximum 48″ (1219 mm)

FAQ’s

Is the Infiltrator Tanks approved for use in my local area?

All Infiltrator tanks have been certified by CSA and IAPMO, two of the most respected certification agencies for tank technology. To be certain, please check with your local health department before you use the tank.

Infiltrator Water Technologies recommends that EZflow be covered with a minimum 12 inch of compacted material. In a trench system, the maximum allowable cover for EZflow is 96 inches. Maximum coverage in bed systems is 48 inches. For specific requirements, check with your local health code.

Can Im-Series tanks be assembled in the field?

Each local health department determines the system size. The system size is usually calculated using a combination soil type and wastewater volume (normally based on the number of bedrooms). Health departments usually approve sizing cuts of 25 to 50% when EZflow has been specified. For details in your area, check your local health codes.

How do I attach the Risers to Infiltrator Tanks

This website contains Infiltrator’s riser guide document and a video. These documents provide details on how to attach a range of commercially available risers made by Infiltrator.

What are the best places to find local installation codes, system designs, and technical questions?

Local codes govern many installation options and requirements. If you have any questions, please check with your local health department and follow their codes. If you have any questions about design or installation, please contact Infiltrator water Technologies. The structural bulkhead system of a tank is an integral part and cannot be removed or modified.

What type of Buoyancy Controls can be used in shallow groundwater conditions?

The Infiltrator tank installation instructions provide information on when buoyancy control measures should be taken. They are also available online. The Infiltrator IM Series septic tank bufferancy control guidance document, which provides details on anti-floatation design options, is available on this website if buoyancy control measures are necessary.

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