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- Guardian GFR3500 Heated Safety Stations with Eyewash, Stainless Steel Construction, Top Inlet, Rated for Class I, Division 2 Environment
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The Guardian Equipment GFR3500 combination safety shower and eye wash is electrically heated and insulated to prevent freezing in the most extreme environments and has a stainless steel core compared to the galvanized core of the otherwise identical GFR3100. The GFR3200 series is similar but is rated for Class I Division 1 environments. All are available with a wide variety of alarm/sensing options to alert workers at nearby and remote locations when the units are activated.
Application: These electric heat traced stations prevent freezing in even extreme conditions. Thermostat regulated units are heated by self-limiting heat-tracing cable wrapped around internal pipe. Units are intended for cold weather use down to -40 °F. See the Application Note in the right column concerning tepid water requirements under ANSI standards and applicable plumbing codes.
Heating Cable: Self-regulated with external termination guards. Thermostat activates when internal piping temperature falls below 75°F. FM, UL, and CSA approved for Class I, Division 2, Groups B, C, and D.
Electrical System: Unit is fully wired at factory. Junction box and components rated for Class I, Division 2, Groups B, C, and D. Requires 120 VAC single phase power supply.
Jacket/Insulation: UV-resistant orange ABS plastic with polyethylene foam insulation. Jacket sections secured with removable stainless steel screws for easy maintenance.
Shower Head: 10” diameter stainless steel with 20 GPM flow control.
Shower Valve: 1" IPS chrome-plated brass stay-open ball valve. US-made with brass ball and Teflon® seals. Includes stainless steel actuating arm and 29" stainless steel pull rod.
Spray Head Assembly: Freeze-resistant with float-off dust covers and internal flow control.
Eyewash Valve: 1/2" IPS chrome-plated brass three-way self-draining stay-open ball valve. US-made with brass ball and Teflon® seals. Includes 1/2" NPT port to drain water from spray heads after use.
Pipe And Fittings: Schedule 40 Type 304 stainless steel.
Supply: 1-1/4" NPT female top inlet. See item # GFR3510 for a version with a bottom inlet.
Sign: Furnished with ANSI-compliant identification sign, item # 250-008G.
Quality Assurance: Factory tested prior to shipment. Ships fully assembled and crated.
Alarm options: Alarm reflects the fourth digit of the model number as follows:
0 - No alarm.
1 - Single pole, double throw flow switch for remote sensing capability.
3 - Alarm horn and remote sensing capability.
5 - Light and remote sensing capability.
7 - Alarm horn, light and remote sensing capability.
Additional options which are priced on request include:
ALG Green area light.
FP Freeze protection valve.
HV 240 volt heat tracing.
PS Magnetically activated proximity (MAP) switch.
SP Scald protection valve.
SSH Stainless steel shower head.
TL Heat trace indicator light.
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: GFR3500 specification sheet w/ measured drawings, operation and maintenance guide, and written specifications (Word format).
Common replacement parts: AP470-048R replacement eye wash spray head assemblies (set of two). Note: these spray heads are a filterless design.
All Guardian items are manufactured in the USA.
Shipping: This unit is shipped fully assembled on its side in a crate measuring 106" x 25" x 52" (269 x 64 x 132 cm) weighing approximately 200 lbs (91 kg); with fully loaded options the shipping weight is approximately 230 lb (104 kg). This item is not eligible for free shipping; a flat rate shipping fee of $200 will be added to your order at checkout. International customers are responsible for making their own freight arrangements.
2-year manufacturer limited warranty.