Self-contained eye wash and/or drench hose units are ideal where a continuous supply of potable water is not available.
G1562 15 Gallon Portable Eye Wash/Drench Hose Unit
Application:Self-contained eye wash and/or drench hose units are ideal where a continuous supply of potable water is not available. These units may be used in low traffic areas, low hazard areas or where installation of plumbed equipment is not cost effective. Fifteen gallon units provide approximately 10 usable gallons (37.9 liters) of water for effective rinsing of eyes, face or body. Note that, under ANSI Z358.1-2004, drench hose units supplement but do not replace other types of emergency equipment.
Tank:15 gallon stainless steel pressurized tank. Tank has built-in carrying handles, air intake fitting, pressure gauge and pressure relief valve. Tank has approximately 10 gallons (37.9 liters) usable capacity.
Eye Wash Unit: Two GS-Plus spray heads, each with a “flip top” dust cover, internal flow control and filter. Valve is 1/2” IPS chrome plated brass stay-open ball valve with flag handle.
Drench Hose:Single GS-Plus spray head with “flip top” dust cover, internal flow control and filter. Valve is chrome plated brass squeeze valve with stainless steel lever handle and 6 ft. reinforced PVC hose.
Operation:To operate unit, fill with clean potable water and add bacteriostatic additive (supplied with unit). Additive protects against growth of bacteria, fungus, algae and acanthamoeba inside unit. After filling with water, pressurize unit to 80 PSI air pressure. If necessary, adjust pressure regulator to achieve maximum flow for fifteen minutes. Unit should be inspected regularly and water in unit should be changed at least once every six months.
Weight: 35.6 lbs. empty, 118.9 lbs. filled.
Quality Assurance: Unit is completely assembled, pressurized and water tested prior to shipment.
Sign: ANSI compliant identification sign permanently affixed to tank.