InSinkErator Evolution Compact has the term ‘compact’ in its name, so I simply chose it as the benchmark. So I made a list of garbage disposals that have an overall height of 13 inches or less. So in my definition, a compact garbage disposal is one with 13” or less height. I think it is justified because there aren’t many disposals qualifying this criterion.
Evolution Compact and Essential XTR are two popular garbage disposals made by InSinkErator. On first look, the Essential XTR looks very similar to its counterpart, but if you look closely they are different. It is this similarity in looks that made me check for differences between the models. On further research, I found many similarities as well as differences between Essential XTR and Evolution Compact disposal models.
Contractor 333 is a new addition to the long line of InSinkErator disposals, it replaces the old Pro333 disposal. Though belonging to the Badger line its name doesn’t indicate that. Powered by a ¾ HP motor it offers strong competition to inSinkErator’s own Badger 5XP. Both are similar but Contractor 333 is much better looking.
Today I read in a popular blog that InSinkErator makes only EZ mount type garbage disposals, and that they are called ‘Quick Lock Sink Mount’. This is absolutely wrong. Insinkerator makes only 3-bolt type garbage disposals, atleast most of theirs are so.
Most garbage disposals have stainless steel grinding components but most do not have a stainless steel grinding chamber. The grinding chambers of most disposals are either high-quality plastic or galvanized steel. But are there any garbage disposals fully made of Stainless steel?
It is interesting that two models with vast difference in their model numbers (9940 & 3200) share almost the same specifications. Conventionally a product with model number 9940 must be better than that with a lower number; but is that really so in practice? Let’s find out.
L-9980 and L-8000 are two similar garbage disposals made by Waste King. When I say ‘similar’ these disposals are actually too similar. But when you hear the model numbers L-8000 & L-9980 they hardly sound similar, right? The L-9980 model may seem to be a superior one but that need not be so, it’s just a trick of our mind in making us believe that a thing with a bigger number is always better.
Two popular garbage disposals by Waste King belong to its Legend series; L-111 & L-1001. Unlike in my other articles comparing much similar disposals, these two have many obvious differences. Still, I am doing a comparison between them because for many people their serial numbers are confusing. I wonder why Waste King can’t name them like L-1 and L-2.