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Guardian GBFVR1721 Vandal-Resistant Barrier-Free WideArea™ Eye/Face Wash, Barrier-Free, Wall Mounted

Item #: GBFVR1721

Normal Availability: 4-6 business days

Product Description

The Guardian Equipment GBFVR1721 is a barrier-free, vandal-resistant wall-mounted emergency eye and face wash is activated by pushing a flag handle. This unit is sized to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) in meeting the needs of wheelchair users. The standard barrier-free version is the GBF1721 and standard base model is the G1721.

Features Options

Application: This barrier-free WideArea™ eye/face wash is wall-mounted and features vandal-resistant construction that is ideal for schools or other areas where equipment may be subject to abuse. The 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. The unit has stainless steel bowl and wraparound skirt to conceal valve, drain and piping.

ADA Compliance: When installed at recommended mounting height, 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 vandal-resistant GS-Plus™ spray heads. Each head has a brass body, stainless steel “flip top” dust cover, internal flow control and filter to remove impurities from the water flow. The spray heads have a retaining ring with a set screw to protect the internal components.

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.

Mounting: Bowl and skirt unit has welded stainless steel bracket for wall mounting.

Supply: 1/2" NPT female inlet.

Waste: 1-1/2" OD chrome plated brass tailpiece.

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

Quality Assurance: The unit is factory assembled and water tested prior to shipment.

BP Dual in-line dual check backflow preventer. Check with code authority for compliance with local plumbing code.

T Chrome-plated brass tailpiece and trap with 1-1/2" IPS waste connection.

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:  GBFVR1721 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) and 470-005R replacement GS-Plus™ flow controls (6/pkg).

All Guardian items are manufactured in the USA. Approximate shipping weight is 24 lb (9.1 kg). The freight class is 85.

Warranty Information

2-year limited manufacturer warranty.

Other Details

Manufactured in: USA

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