Outdoor Emergency Safety Showers

By: Hughes North America  09-12-2011
Keywords: Warm Water, Spray Nozzles, Prevent Freezing

Technically advanced, heavy duty heated and insulated outdoor emergency safety showers, eyebaths and eye/face wash fountains. Modular design ensures easy servicing. Internal tubular can be stainless steel or galvanized mild steel and the outer casing is made from unbreakable medium density polyethylene. Standard color is white with green but other options are available upon request.

Immersion or trace heating is available. When an immersion heater is fitted, the 100 watt element is easily removed for servicing or replacement. All heated models are fitted with failsafe dual thermostats.

Note: units are not designed to deliver warm water at a constant temperature; cool water is preferable as it soothes the affected area and reduces absorption of chemicals through the skin. Water in the standpipe is heated to 20°C to prevent freezing and avoid shocking the victim with the initial deluge.

Spray nozzles are self draining to eliminate the build-up of bacteria and are easily removed for cleaning.

Keywords: Galvanized Mild Steel, Prevent Freezing, Spray Nozzles, Warm Water,

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