What exactly are portable sinks?
Portable sinks provide washing hands stations with running water for usage in areas where plumbing and running water are unavailable. Simply unpack them, position them in the proper area, fill them with water, then plug them in. Some variants are available with batteries or propane power, allowing them to run without electricity.
The image above is an excellent illustration of a standard portable sink.
- Wheeled and portable
- Cabinet with a lock
- No cross contamination with instant hot water 110V, 20A circuit
- 5 gallons of fresh water and 6 gallons of wastewater
- NSF approved all metal bottom
How would portable sinks function?
Portable sinks are relatively easy to install and use. Simply take the portable sink out of its package, transport it into the chosen area with its wheels, fill the clean water tank from a nearby tap, and connect it into a regular electrical socket. Some variants are offered with batteries or propane power, allowing them to run without electricity. A fresh and waste water tank is housed within the cabinet. Within the cabinet is an electric heater and pump for warm water sinks. Whenever it’s ready to refill your fresh water tank and empty the wastewater tank, the tanks are simple to connect and disconnect.
Because the fresh and wastewater reuse tanks have independent connection systems, they cannot be switched mistakenly. Any drain can be used to empty the waste water tank. We provide extra containers to make it easier to replace the tanks in the sink.
Where are portable sinks useful?
Portable sinks may be used almost anywhere. Because of its portability and mobility, self-contained sinks are a perfect alternative for medical offices and schools wherever plumbing is either unavailable or too expensive.
Portable sinks are commonly used for the following purposes:
- Daycares and early childhood education facilities
- Patient treatment rooms and medical offices
- Salons & spas – There are hair washing stations accessible.
- Tattoo studios
- Food service / commercial operations
- Outdoor camping grounds
- Festivals held outside
Cabinetry, Decoration, and Basins
Self-contained sinks are available in a variety of appealing cabinet types. The maple laminate cabinets by Jonti-Craft are produced with Adipate and Lead Free Poly(n and FDA certified plastic counter tops. The sink basins are available in either plastic and stainless steel.
The large percentage of portable sink systems are on casters, with many having locking mechanisms, allowing the sink to be readily moved to where it is needed. The wheels enable the user to relocate the sink inside the same room or other rooms.
Tanks of water
A fresh and waste water tank is housed within the cabinet. Whenever it’s time to refill your fresh water tank and empty the waste water tank, the tanks are simple to connect and disconnect. Because the fresh & wastewater reuse tanks have independent connection systems, they cannot be switched mistakenly. The portable sink tanks are built from polypropylene and are easily removable and replaced. The tanks vary in size based on the make and the kind of portable sink, although they commonly range from
Depending on the size of the tank, they may provide 40 to 80 or even more hand washes. We supply fill and roll kits that include a wheeled platform that allows you to move the tanks to fresh water supply and wastewater facilities instead of carrying them.
Installation and operation
Most simple hand washing sink cupboards have an electrical water heater and pumps to provide hot and cold flowing water where it is needed. Roll the movable sink to the chosen spot and connect it to an electrical outlet. Let the heater come to temperature before testing the water temperature and pressure. Water heaters can typically heat water to 40 degrees over room temperature and thus are adjustable.
Individual unit characteristics may be found in the description and features of each portable sink, as temperature changes by manufacture and sink model. Some types have a battery-powered or propane-powered pump and warmth. Cold water alone variants frequently use foot operated pumps that do not require power.
Accessories and options
Accessories and choices vary by mobile sink maker and model, but might include swan neck faucets and bigger sink basins to assist portable sink use in food service companies when a deep basin is required for larger cookware. We also provide electric foot switches and hands-free motion sensing faucets to help you save water. There are sanitizer kits available to assist keep your portable washing hands basin clean and sanitary.
Step up stools are designed with one or two steps to assist smaller children in reaching the higher adult level portable sinks.Real strong greywater tanks are supplied to enable for a rapid tank change during a busy time of washing hands without the need to visit a water source. Simply keep the spare tanks nearby your hand washing machine and make it simple to swap them out.
Fill kits include a cart on wheels that can accommodate two tanks. Roll the tanks to a cleaning and wastewater regions instead of lifting them. A filling tube also helps fill its fresh water reservoir without having to lift it up to a tap.