The State-of-the-Art AFEX Control Unit

Published on August 15, 2014

AFEX fire suppression systems are designed and purpose-built to protect heavy off-road equipment from the threat of fire. At the heart of these critical safety attachments is the AFEX Control Unit, which combines the latest in micro-processor technology with the company’s signature durability, resulting in the ultimate fire suppression system control and performance. To ensure… Read more

AFEX Fire Suppression Systems Chosen By First Quantum Minerals at Cobre Panama

Published on June 24, 2014

This Komatsu WA600, one of approximately 50 machines owned by Minera Panama with AFEX systems, is an auxiliary machine which will be used for site preparation at the Cobre Panama project. AFEX distributor Fluitek can be seen here completing the installation of a two-tank dry chemical fire suppression system with automatic detection and actuation. Upon… Read more

AFEX Installs Vehicle Fire Suppression Systems on Railroad Maintenance Machines in New Zealand

Published on June 23, 2014

AFEX recently had the opportunity to install fire suppression systems on a tamper and a ballast regulator for KiwiRail of New Zealand. The Harsco Rail machines, part of the rail maintenance division, operate out of Palmerston North. “We are proud to work closely with KiwiRail to help protect its personnel and equipment from the threat… Read more

AFEX Installs CAT Endorsed Product Fire Suppression System

Published on June 9, 2014

AFEX is pleased to report that it has installed another fire suppression system through its CAT Endorsed Product program, this time on a 930K to be used in the waste handling industry. The Senior Sales Coordinator from the dealer of record, Foley Inc. of New Jersey, reports that the end user has taken delivery and is… Read more

AFEX Fire Suppression Systems Annual Distributor Training School Biggest In Company History

Published on May 13, 2014

Visitors from around the globe received two days of intensive training on the state of the fire suppression industry and the AFEX product line this past week at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Durham, NC. The event had outstanding participation as distributors from nine different countries were represented. Presenters covered a broad… Read more

AFEX in Heavy Equipment Guide Magazine

Published on March 26, 2014

AFEX is pleased to announce that its article “When Do You Want To Know Your Machine Is On Fire” has been published in the March 2014 edition of Heavy Equipment Guide magazine. The piece explains how AFEX has taken the lead in telematics integration in the fire suppression industry, allowing end users to better track… Read more

AFEX Fire Suppression System Makes Television Appearance

Published on March 14, 2014

AFEX is pleased to announce that its purpose-built fire suppression system appears on the new History television network series Rise Of The Machines. The “Mega Truck” episode, which first aired March 11th on the H2 channel, provides an overview of the Barrick Gold Corporation owned and operated Cortez mine. Focusing on the Liebherr T284, one… Read more

AFEX to Attend EXPOMIN 2014 in Chile

Published on March 11, 2014

AFEX is pleased to announce that we will be joining our distributor Fluitek at the upcoming EXPOMIN show in Santiago, Chile from April 21 to April 25. Billed as “The Center Of The World Mining Industry” with over 1,600 exhibiting companies and attendance which typically tops 80,000 visitors, it is one of the best shows… Read more

AFEX Article In Waste Advantage Magazine

Published on February 14, 2014

AFEX is pleased to announce that its article “Fire Prevention and Suppression Best Practices” has been published in the February 2014 edition of Waste Advantage magazine. The piece explains the basics of how fire suppression systems help to protect the heavy equipment it is on. The topics covered range from choosing the right type of… Read more

AFEX Releases Integrated Suppression Systems with Caterpillar, Inc.

Published on February 2, 2014

Caterpillar Inc. and AFEX are pleased to announce that AFEX Fire Suppression Systems are now available as fully integrated and endorsed solutions for fire protection on CAT® Small Wheel Loaders. These systems, which can be installed on the K series small wheel loaders prior to shipping to the dealer, provide a reliable means to protect… Read more