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What Portable Toilet Manufacturers Want You to Know

What Portable Toilet Manufacturers Want You to Know

Portable toilets are an essential part of many outdoor activities and events. They provide a safe, sanitary, and convenient way to use the restroom in areas where traditional plumbing is unavailable. But what do portable toilet manufacturers want you to know?

This article explores the components of a portable toilet, where they are used, and considerations when buying one. We'll also discuss why choosing a reliable portable toilet manufacturer is important.

By understanding these key points, you can decide which type of portable toilet is right for your needs.

What Classifies a Mobile or Portable Toilet?

A portable toilet is any toilet that does not require plumbing or a permanent structure that can be moved from one place to another. They offer an easy solution for sanitation when there is no access to plumbing or sewer systems.

They are also known as mobile toilets, porta-potties (which is a brand name), or portaloo. You'll also hear them referred to as a chemical toilet and that's because the human waste is treated with chemicals to minimise odour until the tank is emptied.  

Portable Toilets Manufactured for Various Applications

Portable toilets are an excellent solution for areas lacking infrastructure and where traditional plumbing is unavailable. For this reason, they are used extensively in informal settlements.

Besides housing situations, you'll find portable loos most often at construction sites and events where large numbers of people congregate.

In all of these instances, portable toilets provide a much-needed service that allows people to access a clean and safe bathroom facility when they need it most.

Components That go into Portable Toilet Manufacturing

When choosing portable toilets, you should look for several components, such as a pedestal seat, flush, tap, lockable door, occupied sign and ventilation. Each component is essential for providing users with the most comfortable and hygienic experience possible.

The pedestal seat offers a comfortable seating option, while the flush helps keep the interior clean and sanitary. A tap provides running water for handwashing, and a lockable door ensures privacy. An occupied sign lets others know when the toilet is in use. Finally, ventilation helps keep odours at bay.

Here's an example of our flagship portable toilet, manufactured with these components and a few extra bells and whistles.

The Signature Buffalo Model

 The Buffalo Portable Toilet 

is made of LLDPE and is rotomoulded so it can withstand the harshest conditions. We will chat more about the material below. It is frequently used at schools, construction sites, and informal settlements and is ideal for almost any public area.

A particularly noteworthy design feature is how we've made it less vulnerable to vandalism than other portable loos on the market. Other highlights include:

  • Lightweight for easy mobility.
  • New slider service door design.
  • Double skin door.
  • Indicator locks.

The dimensions are 1.15 w x 1.14 d x 2.2 h (meters); 74 Kilograms. The standard tank volume is 180 - 220 litres, while the waste drum volume is 110 litres.

The Significance of The Material Used in Portable Toilet Manufacturing

If you're on the hunt for a reliable portable toilet manufacturer, ask them what they are made of! We meant the toilets, of course.

The material makes all the difference.

Pioneer Plastics uses UV-stabilised polyethylene plastic. This type of plastic is designed to withstand harsh weather conditions, making it perfect for use in portable toilets. It's lightweight, durable, and easy to clean, making it the ideal material for such applications.

Should I Buy or Rent Portable Toilets?

Are you looking for a portable toilet for an event or construction site? While it may seem easier to rent a portable toilet, there are pros and cons to consider.

Think about cost, convenience, maintenance, and how often you need them. The price will most likely be your biggest deciding factor.

Mobile Toilet Prices

In South Africa, the cost of hiring a mobile toilet can vary depending on the size and type of toilet you need. Other factors include location, installation costs and maintenance costs. Portable toilets are affordable for those looking for short-term sanitation solutions in South Africa. On average, you're looking at R7000-R1000 for a decent portable toilet.

Buy Portable Toilets and Sanitation Accessories

We have a long history of working with engineering and construction firms on private and public sector projects. We've used our experience to manufacture other mobile health and sanitation solutions like urinals, wash basins and septic tanks.

Please feel free to chat with us about your mobile sanitation needs. We'd love to become your portable toilet manufacturer of choice.

 View our portable toilet range here 

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