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Guardian G1540 AquaGuard Gravity-Flow Portable Eye Wash, 16 Gallon

Item #: G1540

Normal Availability: 1-2 business days

Product Description

The Guardian Equipment G1540 Aqua-Guard is an affordable solution for those who need an eye wash where there isn't a readily available or convenient source of potable water such as remote facility areas, construction sites and road work. The unit is completely self-contained, just fill it with water and bacteriostatic additive and you're good to go.  For those who are working in cold conditions, a electrically heated and insulated jacketed version is available, the G1540HTR.

For more rugged solutions, the G1562 features a stainless steel tank with convenient carrying handles.

Note: This item is too large to ship via the US Postal Service; APO/FPO orders must route to a designated forwarding point within the lower 48 US states.

Features Options

Application: This self-contained 16 gallon gravity flow eyewash unit uses gravity to deliver water through dual spray heads. The unit delivers over eight gallons (30 liters) of water for fifteen minutes, thus complying with the provisions of ANSI Z358.1-2014 for eyewashes. Unit has a rugged plastic tank that can be installed in a wide variety of locations. Unit is ideal for use where a continuous supply of potable water is not available, especially in remote plant areas, low traffic and/or low hazard areas.

Tank: 16 gallon capacity safety green polyethylene tank. Tank has built-in carrying handle, heavy wall construction and reinforced ribs to support weight of unit.

Spray Head Assembly: Water flow is activated by pulling down on bright yellow eye wash tray. Integral full flow nozzles deliver soft spray of water. Swing tray up to storage position to stop flow.

Drain: Waste water is directed into drain opening in tank basin. 3 ft. long drain hose in basin directs discharge into floor drain, storage tank or other receptor.

Mounting: Furnished with a G1540WB zinc plated steel bracket for mounting unit on wall. Unit can also be placed on countertop or other flat surface.

Preparation: Top operate unit, fill unit with clean potable water and add bacteriostatic additive (supplied with unit). Additive protects against growth of bacteria, fungus, algae and acanthamoeba. Unit should be inspected regularly and water in unit should be changed at least once every six months.

Discharge Time: The eyewash delivers over 0.5 gallons per minute for 15 minutes.

Weight: 13 lbs. (5.9 kg.) empty, 158 lbs. (71 kg.) full.

Sign: ANSI-compliant signage is included on the front side of the unit along with the operation instructions.

Quality Assurance: Unit is completely assembled and water tested prior to shipment.

G1540BA 8 oz. bottle of bacteriostatic additive to protect against growth of bacteria and other impurities in portable unit.

G1540CVR Clear vinyl cover to protect against dust and debris.

G1540TC Thermal cover to protect against dust and debris in areas exposed to extreme heat or sunlight.


Documentation available:  G1540 specification sheet w/ measured drawings, operation, maintenance and parts listingwritten specifications (Word format), and a Safety Data Sheet for the preservative solution.

Common replacement parts: G1540SH replacement spray heads, G1540CP replacement cap, G1540LBL replacement labels, and G1540BA bacteriostatic additive solution (change tank water every six months and add one bottle of preservative).

All Guardian items are manufactured in the USA. This item ships in a box approximately 22 x 19 x 22 inches (56 x 48 x 56 cm) weighing approximately 17 lb (7.7 kg). Quantities of 4 or more will ship LTL on a pallet. Up to 12 of these items will fit on a pallet measuring 48 x 40 x 72 inches (122 x 102 x 183 cm) weighing 240 lb (109 kg).

Cross-reference: this item is equivalent to the WaterSaver Faucet Company's EW540 and Sellstrom's S90320. The G1540 is Guardian's closest match to the Haws 7500 and Hughes STD-68G.

Warranty Information

2-year limited manufacturer warranty.

Other Details

Manufactured in: USA

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