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We know fire protection for heavy equipment

AFEX Fire Suppression Systems has been providing rugged, reliable fire protection services for heavy equipment for over 50 years. In fact, it’s all we do. We’re the number one manufacturer of fire suppression systems in the Americas with a distribution network that covers the globe. Our systems effectively detect and protect against threats ranging from engine to debris fires to protect your people and investments.

To what do we attribute our success?

Specialization

We only produce suppression systems for heavy machinery, allowing us to fine tune a solution that is reliable and of the highest quality.

Experience

We’ve been outfitting machines at mines, oil fields, construction sites, and the like for over 5 decades. We know that one size does not fit all, so we work with you to find a fire protection solution to meet the unique fire hazards of your machines.

Service

Our in-house sales and support teams as well as our trained network of distributors always put your needs first. We’re there from the quote process to installation and through service and support.

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What
We Do

Fire Suppression Systems Tanks Protect Heavy Equipment Investments

Fire Suppression Systems

Heavy equipment fire suppression systems protect against threats to operators, assets and productivity. Our suppression equipment is rugged, reliable and easy to maintain. We offer dry chemical, liquid chemical and dual agent systems.

 

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Conducting an Equipment Fire Risk Assessment for New Fire Suppression Equipment

Fire Risk Assessments

Interested in protecting your equipment against fire? Our Fire Risk Assessment is the first step to selecting the best system for your vehicle. Together we’ll identify potential ignition and fuel sources, hardware requirements and more.

 

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Industries

Our suppression systems are built to last in a variety of applications. Explore some of the most common industries where you’ll find our rugged fire suppression systems on heavy equipment, including mining, forestry, and steel and slag

 

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How It
Works

The video below demonstrates how fire suppression systems work to mitigate the threat of fire on heavy equipment through our three-step process of detection, actuation and distribution.

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News

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New AFEX Whitepaper Underscores Importance of Maintenance for Fire Suppression Systems

Raleigh, NC, USA, June 21, 2022 – AFEX Fire Suppression Systems, specialists in designing and manufacturing fire protection systems for heavy-duty mobile equipment, has published a new whitepaper for industrial equipment owners and operators entitled, “Ensuring Fire Suppression System Performance Through Routine Maintenance”. The whitepaper stresses the importance of implementing and enforcing a consistent fire […]

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7 Tangible and Intangible Impacts of a Vehicle Fire

When it comes to a heavy-duty mobile equipment asset catching fire, there are a range of resulting impacts – and all are devastating to an operation. A small fire that goes unnoticed can rapidly engulf an entire machine and lead to a total loss. So, what are some of the tangible and intangible impacts of […]

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AFEX Hosts Largest Annual Distributor Training School to Date

Raleigh, NC, USA, May 10, 2022 – AFEX Fire Suppression Systems, specialists in designing and manufacturing fire protection systems for heavy-duty mobile equipment, held its largest training school event in the company’s history on April 26-27, 2022, in Raleigh, NC. This annual, two-day event educated distributors on system components, installation, maintenance, and industry trends, all […]

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