An automatic lifting station that can be used for pumping residential or industrial waste water when the sewer is at too high level for natural gravity drainage

  • Designed for drainage of a single dwelling incorporating WC, bathroom, kitchen, utility room
  • Powerful automatic motor with quiet operation, grinder and vortex versions available
  • Easy handling for installation below ground level
  • Pumps up to 14m


  • Commercial use
  • Individual use

The SANIFOS® 280 is an automatic lifting station for residential or industrial waste. It can take waste from a toilet, basin, bath, shower, bidet, washing machine, dishwasher and sink. It is designed to take waste from a single residential dwelling including bathroom, kitchen, utility room etc. It comes in two versions the first comes with a single macerator pump with float activation method it has robust cutting blades to prevent clogging and has a powerful automatic motor with quiet operation. The second version is a vortex version that comes with a large bore vortex pump which can pump away waste without the need to macerate. The Sanifos 280 has a 280 litre storage tank with a float switch and offers easy handling for installation below ground level. The Sanifos 280 has three drilling zones to allow access to the tank where you need it for your project and it discharges through 40 or 50 mm pipework. SANIFOS® 280 comes with a tank with pre-assembled hydraulic system, isolation valve and non-return valve it also has an alarm box. A 40 cm extension is available as an accessory for bigger projects and the Sanifos comes with a 2 year warranty.

Designed, made and tested in our factory in France and with 60 years of expertise and innovation, the Sanifos offers you peace of mind and with the back up from our service team there’s never been a better time to install a Saniflo.

Data sheet

Inlet diameter
6 inlets Ø ext. 50/40/100/110/125
Motor power
1500 W
IP rating
Maximum current consumption
6 A
Maximum incoming water temperature
70 °C intermittently (max 5 min)
Vent diameter
2 x Ø ext. 75
ON/OFF level
500/135 mm
Activation method
Check valve