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Acorn Ligature-Resistant Fixtures: The Simple & Best Choice

As an innovative leader in ligature resistance, Acorn Engineering Company manufactures durable fixtures and products designed to help protect inmates from inflicting self-harm, ultimately minimizing liability in correctional facilities. Acorn ligature-resistant fixtures are vandal-resistant and properly integrate style and functionality to minimize ligature points. Constructed of high-grade stainless steel, the Acorn ligature-resistant line includes toilets, sinks, combination units, showers, tri-lever handle mixing valves, hemispherical deck mount bubblers and more. These products are designed for both new construction and renovation applications, are easy to install and remain entirely cost-effective.

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LIGATURE-RESISTANT

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“Inmates need to be protected while in custody. An inmate has a right to a safe environment while in jail.”

U.S. Department of Justice National Institute of Corrections


ACORN LR SERIES LIGATURE-RESISTANT FIXTURES:

  • Establish a safe and secure environment
  • Minimize your risk
  • Integrate style and functionality to minimize ligature points
  • Offer streamlined specifications
  • Feature a broad product line that is easy to order
  • Retrofit an existing facility with ease
  • Adapt with common replacement parts


  • RETROFIT
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    Easy Updates/Lower Cost

    While most retrofit projects require invasive and costly renovation, Acorn LR products are designed to be easier to install and more cost effective.

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  • PROTECTS INMATES
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    Offers Safety

    Designed and manufactured with fewer ligature points, Acorn LR products promote optimal inmate safety in institutional and correctional facilities.

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  • MINIMIZES LIABILITY
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    Protects Institutions

    Fewer ligature points in correctional facilities minimize opportunities for inmate self-harm, ultimately minimizing liability and legal intervention.

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