The Guardian Equipment GBF1643 shower is horizontally mounted from the wall and comes with an extended-length activation rod to accommodate the needs of wheelchair users. The unit is activated by pulling on the solid pull rod and the shower valve stays open until the pull rod is manually pushed up. Options include orange, yellow, and green ABS as well as polished chrome-plated brass and stainless steel shower heads. The GBF1635 is similar but designed for vertical mounting. The G1643 is the standard version of this item but we encourage customers to consider universal design when selecting safety equipment.
Application: Barrier-free emergency shower for horizontal mounting. Unit should be installed so that shower head is at least 82" above floor and 32" from wall or nearest obstruction.
ADA Compliance: When installed at recommended mounting heights, unit complies with ADA requirements for accessibility by handicapped persons (maximum height and reach and distance from obstructions).
Shower Head: 10" diameter orange ABS plastic.
Valve: 1" IPS chrome plated brass stay-open ball valve. Valve is US-made with chrome plated brass ball and Teflon® seals. Furnished with stainless steel actuating arm and 59-1/2” stainless steel pull rod.
Pipe and Fittings: 1" IPS galvanized steel nipple with orange ABS plastic elbow.
Supply: 1" NPT female inlet.
Sign: ANSI-compliant identification sign, item # 250-009G.Note: ANSI Z358.1-2014 provides that shower heads be installed no more than 96" above the finished floor.
APBF250-015 Modesty curtain for horizontal shower installation.
AP280-100 Electric Light and Alarm Horn. Flashing light and horn serve to summon assistance when shower is activated.
FC20 Regulates shower flow rate to 20 GPM.
GRN Safety green ABS plastic shower head.
PCC All-polished chrome plated brass construction.
PCH Polished chrome plated cast brass shower head.
SC Self-closing ball valve. Note: Emergency showers with self-closing valves do not comply with ANSI Z358.1 - 2014.
SSH Stainless steel shower head.
YEL Safety yellow ABS plastic shower head.
All Guardian items are manufactured in the USA. This item ships in a box approximately 60" x 11" x 5" (152 x 28 x 13 cm) weighing approximately 19 pounds (8.6 kg).
2-year limited manufacturer warranty.