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Badger 5 Garbage Disposal

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Badger 5 Garbage Disposal

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The InSinkErator Badger 5 with power cord, 1/2 HP Continuous Feed Garbage Disposal features a Quick Lock® mounting system that allows for easy installation or replacement of most disposers. This garbage disposal also features a 1/2 HP motor that rapidly grinds food waste for easy rinsing down the drain and galvanized steel-grind components. To top it off, Badger 5 offers a 2-year We Come to You In-Home Service Warranty.

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Features

  • 1/2 Horsepower Dura-Drive® Induction Motor
  • Galvanized Steel Construction
  • InSinkErator 2-Year We Come To You® In-Home Full Service Limited Warranty Covers parts and labor
  • Assembled in USA with American Pride
  • Quick Lock® Sink Mount allows for easy installation and disposer replacement

Specifications

Type of Feed Continuous
On/Off Control Wall Switch
Motor Single Phase
HP 1/2
Volts 120
HZ 60
RPM 1725
Amp. (Avg. Load) 6.3
Time Rating Intermittent
Lubrication Permanently Lubricated Upper & Lower Bearings
Shipping Weight (Approx.) 14 lbs.
Unit Finish Waterborne Grey Enamel
Overall Height 12-5/8”
Grind Chamber Capacity 26 oz.
Motor Protection Manual Reset Overload
Average Water Usage 1 Gallon Per Person Per Day
Average Electrical Usage 3-4 KWh Per Year
Drain 1-1/2”
Anti-Vibration Connection (Hose Clamp)
Dishwasher Drain Connection Yes

Reviews / Q&A

Badger 5 is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 4541.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from very happy Easy to install. Much quieter than my old unit. Pretty much vibration free. First time I used it surprised me how quick, quiet, and efficient it was.
Date published: 2017-09-18
Rated 2 out of 5 by from moderate It is the loudest I have ever heard. It is slow and water backs up when working.
Date published: 2017-09-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Reputable Product Always purchase this brand for our apartments due to it being a reputable product and priced fairly.
Date published: 2017-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as it should Works as advertised. Its no louder then my old one. I would buy it again.
Date published: 2017-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from PERFECT FOR OUR HOME USAGE VERY QUIET. WE ARE VERY PLEASED AND WOULD RECOMMEND TO OTHERS
Date published: 2017-09-17
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Will buy another brand next time Bought to replace the same model that leaked immediately! Water ram out of bottom of unit. Also it is pretty noisy.
Date published: 2017-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quiet I love how quiet this one is compared to our last one.
Date published: 2017-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am pleased with the new insinkerator. The installer had it in and operating very quickly. The man who installed the Insinkerator recommended it and I was pleased to have a two-year guarantee. During this time it has run quietly and smoothly. He had the old one out and the new one installed very quickly. AND had it running right away.
Date published: 2017-09-16
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how do i fix a water leak at the power cord location

Asked by: canja
Seal the opening around the power cord with a waterproof sealant. It's like Play-Dough, and is available in any hardware store.
Answered by: Charley
Date published: 2014-01-18

Badger 5 leaks from the side

My Badger 5 is approximately 5 years old, and has developed a leak in the side of the unit, where the two parts of the plastic housing meet, and the leak only happens when the unit is turned on. There is no leak whatsoever when running water alone. The only fasteners I see on the unit itself are funny little plastic pieces, which I presume a user cannot tighten. Is there a remedy for this problem? It is used sparingly, and I am surprised it has developed a leak after such limited use. Many thanks for your input. Andrew Jones Port Moody, BC Canada
Asked by: AndyBC
Mark where the disposal is leaking. Pull the disposal and you find a fine crack in the plastic housinf fix with JB weld
Answered by: Brewski
Date published: 2016-12-24

Where is the reset button

Asked by: Laney
On the bottom of the unit.
Answered by: Maxxe
Date published: 2015-09-19

can the existing power cord be re-used when replacing the same model disposal

my existing model 5-81A is leaking from the power cord, I am going to order a new model 5, do I need to order a new cord kit with it, or can I use the old cord on the new unit. My existing is a plug in, not a hard wire.
Asked by: Greg50
Due to the hook up on the Badger 5 I found that I was unable to reuse the cord from my other disposer. If yours is leaking from the cord I would suggest safety be your guideline and change it, it doesn't cost a lot.
Answered by: Alias1279
Date published: 2016-08-06

Whats the life of a Badger 5?

My disposal started pouring from the bottom today. Model number is 5-81A and its only about 7 years old. Also what is good replacement?
Asked by: Chelsea
most of the units I have seem have rotted out on top of the housing that supports the motor shaft....it could also be the seal around the motor shaft....again most of the ones have rotted out because of the minerals in the water that attack that metal...
Answered by: moe1
Date published: 2017-03-04
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