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Guardian G5043 Drench Hose Unit, Deck Mounted, Push-Down Valve

Item #: G5043

Normal Availability: 3-5 business days

Product Description

The Guardian Equipment G5043 is activated by depressing the separate valve that is is mounted to the countertop.  The G5300 is similar except it is activated using a separate flag handle. The G5020 is also similar but is a more compact unit that is activated by squeezing the lever on the spray head. All feature stay-open valves that will continue to flow water until manually returned to their activating positions and are equipped with 8-foot hoses that are concealed until used.

Features Options

Application: Drench hose unit for deck mounting. Ideal for rinsing any part of user’s eye, face or body. Note: Under ANSI Z358.1 - 2014, drench hose units supplement, but do not replace, other types of emergency equipment. If you require eyewash protection, consider a two-head eyewash/drench hose combination unit instead.

Spray Head: Single FS-Plus™ spray head. Spray head has “flip top” dust cover, internal flow control and filter to remove impurities from the water flow.

Valve: 1/2" IPS brass stay-open valve. Valve is mounted below counter and activated by push-down knob.

Hose: 8' reinforced PVC hose. 300 PSI maximum working pressure.

Supply: 1/2" NPT male inlet.

Mounting: Unit has deck flange for countertop mounting.

Sign: ANSI-compliant identification sign, item # 250-006G.

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

BP In-line dual check backflow preventer installed on inlet of hose. Note: Check with code authority for compliance with local plumbing code.

HG Undercounter hose guide bracket to prevent hose from tangling or binding.

VB In-line vacuum breaker for installation between valve and spray head.

Application Note

An optional G6020 thermostatic mixing valve (tempering unit) which precisely blends hot and cold water to deliver warm (tepid) water as provided by ANSI Z358.1-2014 may be required under your state or local plumbing codes.


Documentation available:  G5043 and G5300 specification sheet w/ measured drawings, installation, opertion and maintenance guide, and written specifications (Word format).

Common replacement parts470-0024R replacement FS-Plus™ foam filters (6/pkg), 470-0025R replacement FS-Plus™ flow controls (6/pkg), and AP470-0021 replacement FS-Plus™ spray head.

All Guardian items are manufactured in the USA. Approximate shipping weight is 5 pounds (2.7 kg) and the approximate shipping dimensions are 13" x 9" x 9" (33 x 23 x 23 cm).

Warranty Information

2-year limited manufacturer warranty.

Other Details

Manufactured in: USA

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