We Know Heavy Equipment

AFEX is uniquely positioned to meet your fire protection needs. WE KNOW HEAVY EQUIPMENT. In fact it is all we do!

AFEX is the #1 manufacturer of fire suppression systems in the Americas. We design reliable systems that function and protect, but do not deter operation. We can provide protection for everything from engine fire to debris fire.

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AFEX distributor installing a new AFEX fire suppression system on a CAT truck

We have chosen to be specialists in protecting this type of equipment. Our engineering personnel have backgrounds in heavy equipment. Our 50 years of discovery, innovation, manufacture, and testing of vehicle fire protection systems designed exclusively for mobile heavy equipment ensures that your equipment is protected with a proven system. We recognize that any "down-time" of your machines results in lost productivity and earnings. Our company is dedicated to helping you protect your investment from fire loss. For these reasons and more, AFEX is the #1 manufacturer of fire suppression systems in the Americas.

We design reliable systems that function and protect, but do not deter operation. We can provide protection for everything from engine fire to debris fire. Our systems can be easily serviced and recharged in the field with common everyday hand tools decreasing down time while protecting your valuable capital investment from fire. No matter how hostile your equipment environment, AFEX can customize, install, and guarantee a fire suppression system that works. Our distribution, service and support network is international in scope, but personalized and responsive to your specific requirements.

Bottom line -- AFEX is a fire protection company that designs and builds reliable systems to protect your heavy equipment from loss and down time. These systems can be customized to meet your specific equipment and environmental requirements.

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Dry Chemical System

Dry Chemical System

These types of systems work by flooding a volume of space, such as a vehicle engine compartment, with a the fire fighting agent to suffocate the flame.

Liquid Chemical      System

Liquid Chemical System

The liquid agent works by cooling hot surfaces, separating fuel hydrocarbon molecules to prevent it from igniting, and forming a layer of foam to suffocate the flame.

Dual Agent System

Dual Agent System

Dual agent systems combine the flood area benefits of dry chemical with the surface cooling benefits of liquid agent and are the most effective way to address high fire risks.

Detection & Monitoring

Detection & Monitoring

Our Control Unit combines micro-processor technology with AFEX durability for the ultimate fire suppression system control and performance.

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