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MegaBlast Dryers are the most efficient drying machines on the market today. Fire & rescue workers put their lives on the line to keep us safe and secure, and in order to do that with confidence, it helps to have the right equipment for the job. Dry PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) provides a safer and more comfortable work environment, and reduces the risk of infection or disease.

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Turnout Gear
Dryers

Available in 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8 Suit Units.

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Immersion/HazMat Dryers

Available in 2, 3, and 4 Suit Units.

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Immersion/
HazMat
Dryers

Available in 2, 3, and 4 Suit Units.

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Specialty
Dryers

Sometimes you require a solution that's as unique as the community you serve. We'll work together to find one that best suits your needs.

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Safety First


Improperly dried equipment combined with broken or irritated skin and can lead to skin infections or worse. Maximum drying is achieved through High volumes of slightly warmed air forced deep into the garment, taking moisture with it. As a result, MegaBlast TM dryers provide a safer and more comfortable work environment for your employees, reducing the risk of infections and diseases such as:

Blood Infection

Necrotizing fasciitis

Environmental bacteria

Staphylococcus epidermidis

Staphylococcus aureus

Streptococcus viridans

Athletes Foot

Norwalk Virus

Flesh Eating Disease

How they work

Efficient drying is achieved by introducing a high volume of slightly warmed air deep into the garments extremities (arms and legs). As this slightly warmed air is forced out of the garment, it absorbs, and draws moisture from the material as it exits from the garment.

Note, Introduced heat, dries the air, not the garment as NFPA clearly states a non abrasive, low temp ( 105 degree max ) drying process. The dryer the air, the more moisture it will pull from the garment.

The 4 suit dryer ( MB-1500FDD-NH ) has no heat elements, instead, doubles the airflow to 980cfm, ideal for more temperate, lower humidity regions, but still performs exceptionally well in cooler environments.

Features


Standard Features

ESA Certified
Exceeds NFPA requirements
11ga steel construction, fully welded, powder coated.
Stainless Steel fasteners
Finished tube ends, not only looks good, but also increases air speed into the garment while protecting garments from snagging.
Non Marking, Swivel ( front c/w locks ) ballbearing casters.
User friendly height switches that are independent for both Air and Heat.
Blowers feature stainless fan and protective screen.
Blowers, (portable dryer) has 214cfm while mobile units feature 495 or 980 cfm.
Oversized, custom designed, "poured ceramic" heat elements with stainless steel outer casing and fins.
Stainless steel blower covers feature removable bottom.
Easy access to all electrical components.

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Safety Features

Switches are mounted high on the frame to avoid contact with possible moisture.
“Heat” setting cannot be activated without activating the fan first.
All wiring is integrated into the steel frame of the machine.
Blowers are “Thermally Protected” and shut off automatically if overheating occurs.
Blowers feature a stainless steel intake screen to prevent accidental contact.
A ”High Temperature Cut Off” switch is mounted in the manifold to prevent over heating.
All wiring used is rated as “ High Temp” by CSA.
Wide stance frame base prevents "Tip Overs"
Tie off chains are standard equipment on the 7500 (NHL)

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Warranty

J-TEK Manufacturing Inc warrants all products for a full 1 (one) year against defects in materials and workmanship.

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Community


"It's a great product. Puslinch Fire and Rescue Services purchased a Megablast drying system a few years ago. It was a very cost effective option for a reliable forced air drying system. It’s convenient and dries our gear quickly. I have recommended this unit to other departments.”

Luis Gomes, Fire Chief
Puslinch Fire and Rescue Services