Find location in ceiling between joists
Trace 5 1/4” hole (template provided) and cut with drywall saw
Slide GFS into hole, turn 2 locking screws
Installation is quick and easy: cut a 5.25” hole with an ordinary keyhole saw or other suitable power saw, adjust the retaining arms to the thickness of your ceiling, insert the cylinder, and secure the cover by locking the retaining arms. Complete installation guide available here.
If you’d prefer the convenience of having the Guardian Fire Shield unit installed for you, we can refer you to one of the Certified Professional Installers located across Canada.
Unit Weight: 7.4 lbs (including 5 lbs dry-them)
Unit Dimensions: 4 3/8” diameter tank, 15 5/8” tall, 7 1/2” deep at faceplate
Packaged Weight: 8.4 lbs
Packaged Dimensions: 8.4 lbs
Tank Pressure: 175 psi
Activation Temperature Rating: 135°F = 57°C
Effective Temperature Range: -45°C (-49°F) to 57°C (135°F)
Single Unit Tested Suppression Coverage: 16’ × 16’ room = 256 sq. ft. (At 8’ ceiling height)
Product Life Span: 5 years
Battery (for LED low-pressure indication): 9V