The Backflow Protector Line of enclosures is the perfect choice when you need a more competitively priced backflow security cage that still has high quality construction but is made of lighter tubular steel. It still has the same signature rounded design of all GuardShack products without any sharp corners. They have two recessed locking points making the foot print of the entire cage smaller.
Backflow Protectors are constructed of 1 1/2" .095 tubular steel. 1/2" #13 gauge expanded metal and meticulously welded every 4 inches and exceeds ASSE Structural Strength Standards (see full specs for more information).
These enclosures are professionally powder coated to exacting standards for lasting durability, in environmentally friendly premium finishes. Standard colors for these models are in high gloss Woodland Tan & Forest Green which were selected to blend into most any landscaping. Custom colors are available, please contact us.
Backflow Protectors come with a 2-year manufacturer’s warranty against defects in material and workmanship.
The Backflow Protector Line comes in 6 sizes to protect a wide range of 2" diameter and under, backflow assemblies and other smaller assets such as pumps, meters, control valves, air vacuum relief valves and more.
10" W x 24" H x 22" L
10" W x 24" H x 30" L
10" W x 24" H x 40" L
10" W x 30" H x 30" L
10" W x 30" H x 40" L
10" W x 30" H x 46" L
Recessed LockShield™ Brackets
These cages come with recessed Lock Shield Brackets. This reduces the foot print of the enclosure and can be installed right up to a meter box or sidewalk.
The LockShields Brackets are made of 3/16” thick steel and rest flush on the concrete so as to protect the locking point eyebolts.
Premium Hardware Included
Hardware kits come with upgraded 3/8” Forged Hot Dipped Galvanized Eyebolts (with powder coated models), or 3/8” Marine Grade 316 Stainless Steel Eyebolts (with Coast GuardShack models). These are stronger and more resistant to thieves.
Our cages come with all installation hardware for wet concrete installation (Lift-Off models) or dry concrete installation (Hinged models) and for use with our Pre-Fab EncPad™ Enclosure Bases (where applicable.
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Standard colors are in high gloss Woodland Tan & Forest Green which were selected to blend into most any landscaping.
All our enclosures are professionally powder coated to exacting standards for lasting durability, in environmentally friendly premium finishes. Premium powder coating begins with a five-part metal cleaning and iron phosphate solution treatment. Units are further preheated before applying 2-3 millimeter thick polyester powder conforming to A.S.T.M. Impact Resistant and Adhesive specifications.
Custom Color Available.
Quality Materials & Workmanship
The Guardshack series is constructed using stout 1 ¼” Schedule 40 A.S.T.M. Grade A Electric Weld steel pipe. Other competitors use lighter, cheaper tubing which is easily dented and damaged in transit and in the field.
We use sturdy ½” #13 gauge expanded metal allowing our cages to pass lab tests that exceed 300 lbs of weight per square Foot
All welds are meticulously placed at least every 4 inches making our cages exceed ASSE 1060-98 Structural Strength Standards.
Welds, rough spots & edges are carefully ground down leaving a smooth to the touch enclosures with never any sharp edges.