Our original tall Guardshack Line of enclosures is perfect for taller PVB’s (Pressure Vacuum Breaker) installations (M Series) or Large Diameter “N” Pattern Backflow assemblies (NP Series). These situations call for a taller enclosures, but not necessarily longer or wider. These cages feature our signature rounded design which provides both superior strength and safety over square cages, without any sharp corners.
Our Tall enclosures come in 8 standard sizes to protect a wide range of backflow assemblies and other assets. They consist of hinged bodies and hinged gates which maximize the usable internal space and mitigate the weight of the cages.
The Tall Guardshack Series is constructed of strong 1 1/4" Schedule 40 pipe (never tubing), 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 Primed and powder coated to exacting standards for lasting durability, in environmentally friendly premium finishes. Standard stocking 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 consult factory. Made in Phoenix, AZ since 1995
They come with a 2-year manufacturer’s warranty against defects in material and workmanship.
These tall and thin enclosures are mostly used for protecting PVB installations in golf courses or anywhere where the landscape increases in elevation and the backflow needs to be placed higher then the highest point on the property.
16" W x 37" H x 18" L
16" W x 48" H x 18" L
16" W x 37" H x 39" L
2 PC Clamshell
16" W x 48" H x 39" L
2 PC Clamshell
The NP series is perfect for protecting "N" Pattern backflow assemblies.
24" W x 40" H x 31" L
24" W x 40" H x 38" L
30" W x 48" H x 47" L
38" W x 60" H x 47" L
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.
Our custom made heavy duty hinges are cut from 3/16” steel plate and utilize a stainless steel bolt to prevent them from rusting. They have hidden anchor point. preventing tampering, so they are not exposed on the outside of the cage.
These hinges allow the entire cage to swing back, mitigating the weight of larger cages while allowing complete access to the backflow valve they are covering.
Custom Sizes Available
We know sometimes there is no such thing as a standard install with so many variations and in field situations; sometimes a custom cage might be just what you need. For 25 years we have been making custom cages out of various materials, special utility cut outs, doors, unique angles, footprints, and every color imaginable. Just let us know what you need.
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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.