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Guardian® Forced Air Heaters

The direct-fired L.B. White Guardian is designed to protect pig producers' investments when the weather turns cold. Guardian pig building heaters provide consistent, dependable heat that helps control pig house climate.

Guardian heaters can be used in all swine production environments and phases including gestation, nursery, and wean-to-finish.

L.B. White is the pioneer in direct spark heaters. Years of perfecting every aspect of our design has led to our reputation for reliability, durability and serviceability.

 

Guardian pig heating systems with

Smart Sense™

help pig producers
SAVE up to 35% 
on pig building 
heating costs.

Smart Sense automatically controls pig building temperature during cold winter months.

Learn about
Smart Sense »


Key Features of

L.B. White Guardian Heaters for Pig Barns and Facilities

  • The industry's widest range of models from 60,000 to 325,000 Btu/h
  • Spark, hot surface or pilot light ignition types
  • Propane or NG (natural gas) models
  • Variable or fixed rate heat output
  • Advanced Service Saver (a built-in electronic diagnostic feature)
  • Tri-shield case available in white or galvanized finish
  • Indoor or outdoor installation

Guardian forced air heaters integrate with all major pig house control systems, including:

  • AP SYSTEMS (AUTOMATED PRODUCTION SYSTEMS)®
  • BIG DUTCHMAN - VIPER®
  • DICAM®
  • FANCOM®
  • HOTRACO®
  • ROTEM®
  • VAL-CO®
  • and more

 

Advanced Service Saver and Guardian Forced Air Heaters

Guardian pig heaters also include a unique, built-in Advanced Service Saver™ diagnostic feature that simplifies troubleshooting and helps keep your heater running when you need it the most. The ignition control module in Guardian heaters is self-diagnostic.  If a problem exists, a red LED light on the module will flash a specific pattern depending upon the problem that is diagnosed. If the light flashes, the flash pattern will be followed by a pause and then a repeat of the flash pattern until the problem is corrected. Flash patterns are provided in the heater service guide. 

 

Certifications of Guardian Pig Barn Heaters

L.B. White Guardian heaters that help pork producers control pig house climates are available in CSA U.S. and Canada certified models, as well as CE Type certified and other international configurations and certifications.


How to Determine Size and Quantity of Pig Heaters for Ventilated Pork Production Buildings

Call our technical experts to help you select the correct size and quantity of Guardian heaters for your swine enterprise. 

Technical Support – 1-800-345-7200 

When the fate of your herd is at stake, you need the leader in swine barn heating systems protecting your investment—L.B White.

 

Specifications of Guardian Pig Heaters

 

    Guardian
60
  Guardian 100   Guardian
250
  Guardian
325
                 

Btu/h Rating

  30,000-
60,000
  50,000-
100,000
  160,000-
250,000
  200,000-
325,000
Ignition Types  

Hot Surface
Spark 

  Hot Surface
Spark 
 

Hot Surface
Spark
Pilot

  Hot Surface

Fuel Type 

 

Propane
OR
Natural Gas

  Propane
OR
Natural Gas
  Propane
OR
Natural Gas
  Propane
OR
Natural Gas

Electrical Supply (Voltz/Hz/Phase)

  115/60/1   115/60/1   115/60/1   220/60/1
Motor  

1/15 H.P.
1700 RPM 

  1/8 H.P.
1100 RPM
  1/3 H.P.
1100 RPM
  1/2 H.P.
1100 RPM

Dimensions 

 

L = 21.3"
W = 14.3"
H = 18.0"

 

L = 29.5"
W = 14.3"
H = 18.0"

 

L = 30.8"
W = 18.3"
H = 28.3"

 

L = 36.0"
W = 22.0"
H = 30.0"

Cabinet
  Steel with
Tri-shield Coating
  Steel with
Tri-shield Coating
  Galvanized Steel   Galvanized Steel

CSA Certified

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

                 

  • Swine 2
  • Swine 3
  • Swine 5

Brochures


Guardian Forced Air Heaters (swine)
Guardian Outdoor Mount Kit
Smart Sense™ Technology (swine)
Forced Air Heater Maintenance Tips
Wean to Finish Heating Protocol

Owners Manuals


Guardian Forced Air Heater AD250 (Spark Ignition)
Guardian Forced Air Heater AB250 (Pilot Ignition)
Guardian Forced Air Heater AW060/100 (Hot Surface Ignition)
Guardian Forced Air Heater AW325 (Hot Surface Ignition)
Guardian Forced Air Heater AW250 (Hot Surface Ignition)
Smart Sense Guardian Forced Air Heater AW060/100
Smart Sense Guardian Forced Air Heater AW250 (building controller)
Smart Sense Guardian Forced Air Heater AD250
Smart Sense Guardian Forced Air Heater AW250 (Smart Box controller)
Smart Box Model # FA-MCS-D
Smart Box Model # FA-MCS
Smart Box Model # COMBO-MCS
Service Guide - L.B. White Hot Surface Ignition Heaters
Service Guide - L.B. White Pilot Heaters

Troubleshooting & Maintenance Videos


Guardian T Stat Connection
Guardian Air Proving Switch Check
Guardian Flash Patterns
Guardian Gas Pressure Check
Guardian Igniter Continuity and Voltage
Guardian Motor Voltage Check
Guardian Power to Gas Valve
Guardian High Limit Continuity
Guardian Transformer Voltage Check
Guardian T-Stat OHM Test
Guardian Gas Conversion
Guardian Spark Ignition
Guardian Pilot Orifice Changeout
Guardian Power to Motor
Guardian Pilot Gasket Changeout
Guardian Volt Meter Usage

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Example: 000XX-000-XX0
Need help finding your model number?
Call toll free:
1-800-345-7200

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