The Centrex 3000 AF (air flow) NE is a new and improved continuous flow design for very heavy cottage or medium residential use. With a continuous flow system, rotation of the drum moves compost along the larger and longer 3000 series drum, before it drops automatically into the collection housing at the end of the unit. Under normal operating conditions the drum will not have to be turned backwards for emptying.
When used seasonally by up to 8 or 9 adults, compost will normally only need to be removed annually at the beginning of the following season. If needed, additional collection chambers are available for long term compost storage.
The Centrex 3000 AF NE features a 4" vent stack which may be used to vent the unit when no electricity is present. We also include a 12 volt 2.4 watt fan that is required in the vent stack.
The Centrex 3000 AF NE is designed for use with a Sun-Mar Dry Toilet. A pipe piece, 29" in length and 10" in diameter, is supplied with the unit. The only restriction on installation is that the Dry Toilet needs to be directly above the unit so that there is a straight drop. This is long enough if the floor of the bathroom is up to 35" above the surface that the composter is placed on. The pipe piece can be cut to size and additional pieces ordered if necessary.
All 3000 series units are supplied with a 1" drain hose which should be connected to the 1" drain at the bottom left of the unit. Click here for more information on handling excess liquid.
This unit is for use with a Dry Toilet, purchased separately.
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