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Guardian G1996 Series Safety Stations with Eye/Face Wash, All-Stainless Steel Construction

Item #: G1996

Normal Availability: 1-2 business days

Product Description

The Guardian Equipment G1996 series of safety stations features all-stainless construction with two FS-Plus™ spray heads to wash the eyes and face. This unit is available with options that include hand/foot controls and a stainless steel bowl cover for the eye wash (for a picture of an eyewash with the bowl cover see item # G1950).

Similar models are the G1991 series which has two smaller GS-Plus™ spray heads on the eyewash for washing of the eyes, and the G1994 series with GS-Plus™ spray heads to wash the entire face and eyes.  A wide variety other safety stations with ADA access, corrosion resistance, freeze/scald protection and more are also available in the Guardian line. 

Features Options

Application: All-stainless steel combination eyewash and shower safety station. Stainless steel construction is ideal for highly corrosive environments and clean room applications. Two large FS-Plus™ spray-type outlet heads deliver a flood of water for rinsing eyes and face

Shower Head: 10" diameter stainless steel with 20 GPM flow control.

Shower Valve: 1" IPS Type 316 stainless steel stay-open ball valve. Valve has stainless steel ball and Teflon® seals. Furnished with stainless steel actuating arm and 29" stainless steel pull rod.

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

Eyewash Bowl: 11-1/8" diameter stainless steel.

Eyewash Valve: 1/2" IPS Type 316 stainless steel stay-open ball valve. Valve has stainless steel ball and Teflon® seals.

Pipe & Fittings: Schedule 40 Type 304 brushed stainless steel. Furnished with orange polyethylene covers for vertical piping for high visibility and corrosion resistance.

Supply: 1-1/4" NPT female top or side inlet.

Waste: 1-1/4" NPT female outlet.

Sign: Furnished with ANSI-compliant identification sign, item # 250-008G.

Quality Assurance: Valve and spray head assemblies are factory assembled and water tested prior to shipment.

AP275-100 Electric Light and Alarm Horn Light and alarm horn summon assistance when eye/face wash or shower is activated.

AP250-015 Modesty Curtain Modesty curtain for mounting on safety station.

BC Stainless steel cover for eyewash wash bowl.

HFC Hand and foot control enables eyewash activation via a foot treadle.

P Substitute an orange ABS plastic eyewash bowl for the stainless steel one.

316 - All 316 stainless steel construction instead of Type 304 (quoted on request)

Application Note

An optional G6040 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:  G1996 specification sheet w/ measured drawings, installation, operation and maintenance guide, and written specifications (Word format).

Common replacement parts470-004R replacement GS-Plus™ foam filters (6/pkg), 470-005R replacement GS-Plus™ flow controls (6/pkg), and AP470-001 replacement GS-Plus™ spray head.

All Guardian items are manufactured in the USA. This item ships in a box approximately 33" x 17" x 9" (84 x 43 x 23 cm) weighing approximately 39 pounds (17.7 kg). The freight class is 85. The G1996BC ships in a box approximately 17" x 45" x 10" (43 x 114 x 26 cm) weighing 46 lb (20.9 kg).

Warranty Information

2-year limited manufacturer warranty.

Other Details

Manufactured in: USA

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