wall guard

wall guard

[′wȯl ‚gärd]
(building construction)
A protective strip of resilient material applied to the surface of a wall (especially along a corridor) several feet off the floor to prevent damage by vehicles used within a building.

wall guard

A protective, resilient strip which is applied to the surface of a wall (esp. along a corridor) to prevent its being damaged by carts, wagons, and the like.
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American Dryer's new patent-pending, seamless, one-piece stainless steel constructed Wall Guard is ADA com-pliant--achieving the four-inch-or-less unit protrusion guidelines without the need to recess the accompanying dryer into the wall--thus eliminating the need to cut holes into restroom walls.
F: The XLERATOR Wall Guard fits directly underneath electric hand dryers to protect wall finishes from excess water.
Light handgun cases like those V-Line offers, quick-access GunVault safes and most cabinets that mount flush with the wall guard against children or theft but offer nothing in the way of fire protection.