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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 4729.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Badger 5 Sinkerator It is a replacement of the same model that I had for 14 years without a problem and then the housing started to leak. Replaced with same model and brand as I think that 14 years without a problem is excellent for this type of appliance.
Date published: 2017-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Our 2nd purchase, 2 different homes, excellent product Our 2nd purchase for 2 different homes, recommended by an established plumbing company, excellent product & it's quite
Date published: 2017-11-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Hope it is better than last one This disposer replaces one that only lasted four years - I hope that this was a one time problem..
Date published: 2017-11-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Quieter than I thought I replaced my 3/4 HP InSinkErator with the smaller 1/2 HP because it fits better with the larger sink I had installed. I am very pleased with the efficiency of the unit and I'm surprised at how quiet it is. If it lasts as long as the original one (25+ years) I will be very happy. Great value compared to the other offers on the market.
Date published: 2017-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to install Checked on the internet for installation tips. Very helpful. I put an upside down plastic pail under the unit to help avoid the "drop" when disconnecting and hold the unit in place while connecting.
Date published: 2017-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice Unit Replaced the original disposal that was 28 years old. Easy installation for our plumber who chose the unit.
Date published: 2017-11-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy replacement Ours lasted over 5 Yrs. the unit stoped working and the motor was jamming. Purchased a new unit from Home Depot but the anvil came lose and was hitting the spindle, clang Clang, cL.. Replacing was 5 mins. using existing collar on sink and drain pipes.
Date published: 2017-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Replace old unit I replaced a 20 year old Kenmore with this badger this popped right in took me about 10 minutes so far I love it
Date published: 2017-11-14
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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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