Gladiator 911  |  Firefighter PPE Washer

You already know that washing your gear after a fire is one of the most important things you can do to minimize exposure to harmful carcinogens. The Gladiator 911 PPE Washer by Arnold Machine is designed to make the task of cleaning helmets, tools, boots, gloves and SCBA gear simple, thorough and efficient. 

While making an industrial washer is second nature to us, we’ve partnered with a specialized chemist and environmental lab for optimal cleaning of contaminants. We are also working with gear manufacturers for ensured longevity of materials.

USA Made

Our washers are engineered and manufactured at our facility in Tiffin, Ohio. All of the major components (heater, pump and drive) are USA made products. Each one is made from 304-stainless steel and engineered to last a lifetime. We offer a lifetime guarantee on the washer shell and a two-year warranty on all major components. See below for more information on our warranty.

Gladiator 911 - Technical Information

Each Gladiator 911 PPE Washer is equipped with a simple HMI (human machine interface) screen. On the HMI screen the operator will then press the cycle start button and the wash cycle will begin washing and last until the cycle is complete then the PPE gear can be removed. 

There are (3) adjustable timers on the HMI that the operator can adjust as necessary:

  • cycle time
  • chemical addition time
  • freshwater rinse time

Gladiator 911 - Interior Accessories



All Gladiator 911 washers come with a parts tree for face masks, tanks and helmets. It also includes an insert for boots and gloves.

Optional additions include small parts (Kadon) baskets to wash small parts and tools. 

Technical Specifications

Standard Mechanical Equipment

  • Waste Water Pump Out
  • Chemical Addition Pump
  • Stainless Steel Vertical Solution Pump
  • Stainless Steel Screw Plug Heater
  • Stainless Steel Perforated Debris Basket
  • Industrial Duty Gearmotor
  • Threaded Poly Spray Nozzles
  • 1" Brass Drain Valve
  • Viewing Window
  • Casters
  • 6" Tall Stainless Steel Containment Ring
  • Stainless Steel Bag Filter

Standard Electrical Equipment

  • NEMA 12 Controls Enclosure
  • Low Level Heater/Pump Protection
  • Thermostatic Heater Control
  • Door Safety Switch
  • Wash Stage Timer (HMI controlled)
  • Rinse Stage Timer (HMI controlled)
  • Chemical Addition Timer (HMI controlled)


  • Stainless Steel Spray Nozzles
  • Kadon (Small Parts) Baskets (18"x12"x6")
  • 240V 3PH
Table Diameter (IN) 30 Tank Capacity (GAL) 55
Part Opening Height (IN) - A 36 Tank Heater (KW) 9
Load Height (IN) 30 Heater Amps (240 1PH) 41.2
Table Load Capacity (LB) 1000 Heater Amps (240 3PH) 24.8
Table Speed (RPM) 2.5 Tank Operating Temp (F) 120 (F) Recommended
Drive (HP) 1/4 Tank Heat-Up Time (To 120F)(HRS) 0.5
Drive AMPS (240V 1PH) 2.9 Standard Voltage 240V 1PH
Drive AMPS (240V 3PH) 1 Housing Construction 12 ga. 304 Stainless Steel
Pump Flow (GPM) 45 Height (IN)—B 6'-2"
Pump Pressure (PSI) 40 Width (IN)—C 4'-6"
Pump (HP) 3 Depth (IN)—D 4'-3"
Pump Amps (240V 1PH) 17 Full Load Amps (240V 1PH) 61.1
Pump Amps (240V 3PH) 9.6 Full Load Amps (240V 3PH) 35.4

Quality Standard 

The 304 stainless-steel exteriors of Gladiator Parts Washers are guaranteed for life when using our cleaning solutions. Unlike carbon steel washers, they won't rust and are highly resistant to corrosion and oxidization. Should an issue occur, we will repair them at no cost.

The main replaceable parts on our washers are a heater, drive motor and pump. Each are under warranty for up to two years after purchase. 

We will replace and repair at no cost during this warranty period. Our warranty is listed in the downloadable manual below.

Every Gladiator 911 purchase goes home with 5 gallons of cleaning solution at no cost.
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