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Guardian GBF1704 Barrier-Free WideArea™ Eye/Face Wash, Pedestal Mounted

Item #: GBF1704

Normal Availability: 4-10 business days

Product Description

The Guardian Equipment GBF1704 pedestal-mounted emergency eye and face wash is activated by pushing a flag handle that stays open until manually shut. This unit is sized to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) in meeting the needs of wheelchair users.  Other ADA-compliant eye/face washes include the wall-mounted GBF1721 and GBF1724 as well as the recess-mounted GBF1735DP. The closest non-ADA equivalent is the G1760, however we encourage users to consider universal design principles when selecting safety equipment even if there is no current need.

Features Options

Application: Barrier-free, free standing, pedestal mounted WideArea™ eye/face wash. Bowl is lowered and extended to permit access by wheelchair user. Profile of unit is “flattened” to comply with maximum height and knee clearance requirements.

ADA Compliance: Unit complies with ADA requirements for accessibility by handicapped persons (maximum height and reach, minimum knee clearance and distance from obstructions).

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

Valve: 1/2" IPS chrome plated brass stay-open ball valve. Valve is US-made with chrome plated brass ball and Teflon® seals.

Bowl: 11-1/2" diameter stainless steel.

Pipe and Fittings: Schedule 40 galvanized steel. Furnished with orange polyethylene covers on piping for high visibility and corrosion resistance.

Supply: 1/2" NPT female inlet.

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

Sign: ANSI-compliant identification sign, item # 250-007G.

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

BC Stainless steel bowl cover. Cover protects unit against contaminants. Cover is automatically raised when unit is activated.

HS Auxiliary hand-held drench hose for rinsing eyes, face or body.

PCC All-polished chrome plated pass construction.

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:  GBF1704 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. Approximate shipping weight is 24 lb (10.9 kg). The freight class is 85.

Warranty Information

2-year limited manufacturer warranty.

Other Details

Manufactured in: USA

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