Rugged. Reliable. Purpose Built.

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?


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


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.


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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Product support technicians installing an AFEX fire suppression system for heavy duty equipment

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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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heavy equipment truck hauling coal from mine


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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Who We

We are AFEX Fire Suppression Systems, where expertise meets excellence in heavy-equipment fire protection. We believe in every fiber of our body that doing one thing and one thing only is the way to be the best at it. As specialists in our field, we're dedicated to one goal: safeguarding your valuable assets from fire hazards. With years of experience and a team of experts, we understand the unique challenges heavy-duty equipment faces.

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AFEX Liquid Agent Fire Suppression System Receives FM 5970:2022 Certification for Mobile Equipment

Raleigh, NC, USA, April 9, 2024 – AFEX Fire Suppression Systems, specialists in designing and manufacturing fire protection systems for heavy-duty mobile equipment, today announced that their liquid agent system with new SAFE-X agent has achieved FM Approval’s FM 5970, 2022 edition certification. FM 5970 was specifically created to test the effectiveness of fire protection […]




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