Speakman Company, the Delaware emergency eyewash and emergency shower manufacturer, announces the launch of Optimus® Swing Down Laboratory Eyewashes. The second generation of the popular lab product line of eyewash and safety shower adds aerated Optimus spray heads and swing-down valves for fast and easy activation during an emergency.

The seven new lab products offer a number of configurations for versatility in virtually any application by minimizing space needed while offering maximum safety protection. The innovation of these products brings technological enhancements to an already trusted and reliable set of equipment.

The Optimus Swing-Down Laboratory Eyewash and Safety Shower features include:

  • Upgraded swing activated valve
  • Aerated 2.6 GPM @ 30 PSI Optimus eyewash spray
  • ANSI/ISEA Z358.1 certified
  • Shower door no longer uses swing down valve as hinge
  • Recessed cabinet design enlarged to collect more water and prevent spillage
  • Mounting holes on cabinet have been relocated for sturdier installation
  • Extra sealing tape added around well to prevent leaking
  • Universal emergency sign
  • Brass, chrome-plated valve
  • High-performance stainless steel emergency shower head with built-in drain

“As safety standards improve and the demand for versatile emergency products becomes greater, our team of engineers work to make sure we are providing our customers and their employees with quality equipment,” Speakman’s President, Bob Knoll, said. “The Optimus Swing Down line of eyewashes and safety showers is another reliable solution helping to make laboratories safe and modern.”

Accommodating the growing needs of laboratories, the Optimus Swing Down Laboratory Eyewash line offers options such as in-line strainers and extended arms for wall-and-deck-mounted swing down eyewashes for ADA compliance. Each swing down eyewash and emergency shower comes with a three-year limited warranty. Contact Speakman Safety Sales Manager Paula Graney to get a custom quote at 302-765-0214 or Speakman Sales at 800-537-2107 for more information. Spec sheets are available at Speakman.com.

About Speakman

Speakman Company is a 148-year old industrial plumbing manufacturer headquartered in New Castle, Delaware, known throughout North America for its engineered emergency eyewash and emergency safety shower solutions, and iconic fashion and commercial plumbing. Speakman is recognized in the industry for a heritage of superior quality and performance innovation. Engineered in Delaware since 1869. Learn more at Speakman.com.