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Turnout Gear & Other PPE Dryers

NFPA-friendly non-tumble style dryers for all First Responders PPE


No one knows the importance of safety like the men and women who have chosen careers in public safety. Williams Direct Dryers has made it our mission to honor your commitment to your community with a promise of our own: we will always develop the safest, most effective turnout gear dryers possible to help care for the equipment that takes care of you.


Our non-tumble style dryers are NFPA-friendly with stainless hardware built into the toughest dryer ever. Each unit is built with durable components and is designed to last even through frequent use. Perhaps this is why many fire departments across the globe have chosen to install our gear dryers to care for their equipment.

View the Williams Direct Dryers line of Fire Gear Dryers.

Our innovative drying system comes with unmatched benefits:

Maintain thermal stability of PPE

Increase usable life of turnout gear

Helps remove 99.95 % of bacteria from gear when dried between use

Helps eliminate mildew growth and odor

Our dryers offer the best and safest drying option for all your PPE. Switch between NFPA compliant warm, high volume air or ambient temperature high volume air drying with the flick of a switch. Learn more about our energy management systems.

Your Partners Since 1989

Williams Direct Dryers is your partner in equipment maintenance and protection. We manufacture over 50 different styles of turnout and fire gear dryers, so you can choose the size and style that best fits your needs. We can even accommodate custom orders to ensure that you get exactly the right dryer for you and your crew. We stand behind our dryers and support our customers. Whatever you need, you can be confident that our team will assist you. We live by our motto: “If you can wear it… we can dry it!”

Don’t wait to take control of your team’s health. Our dryers offer better drying options, which reduces contamination from common pollutants like dust and ash. Switch between warmed air and ambient drying with the flick of a switch to accommodate delicate items like masks or turnout gear with thermal protection.

Client Testimonials

Read what customers have been saying about our products

Eggert, Chief

We are very happy with our dryer. The dryer is working great!!

Chris Guile, Fire Investigator

We received the dryer and it is now in operation. It works great! Hopefully this will encourage the guys to clean their gear more often. Thank you for your help.

Lou Brungard, Fire Chief

Our PS4 dryer has our gear ready in hours. From laundering to drying we are complete in 3 hours. It shows the quality, craftsmanship and commitment of Williams to firefighter safety.

Dave Nilio, Fire Marshall

This PS5 is great! We love it! In our humid climate this allows us to dry our gear and be ready at all time.

Dan Burkett, Chief

Dollar for dollar the best dryer on the market. We looked at many gear dryers and our PS4 delivers every bit of the quality and timeliness that we expect.

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