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Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection AS 5062 certified

Press release   •   Sep 04, 2019 12:00 CEST

Dafo Vehicle Fire Suppression System installed on a wheel loader

Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection has fulfilled the requirements of the Australian Standard AS 5062:2016 - Fire protection for mobile and transportable equipment for their SV-K fire suppression system. This has been granted with a Certificate of Approval by the Certification Body Global-Mark.

“This is a big step for us to make more impact on the Australian Heavy-Duty Mobile Equipment (HDME) market mainly within the areas of mining, cargo, construction, forestry, waste and agricultural handling equipment in a broader and more comprehensive perspective.” says Holger Pfriem, Business Manager, Asia and Australasia, Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection AB.

At this stage the certificate has been issued under the name of Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection’s Australian partner BFI Fire Pty Ltd/Dafo Australia.

“We are excited to intensify our business with Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection products in Australia and we are confident that the AS 5062 certification will facilitate the expansion. As a second step we will soon launch a fluorine-free agent” says Managing Director David Thurn of Dafo Australia.

The certificate can be downloaded from Global-Mark:

For further information, kindly contact:
Holger Pfriem, Business Manager, Asia and Australasia, Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection AB
Phone: +46 79 077 65 56,

David Thurn, Managing Director, BFI Fire Pty Ltd
Phone: +61 (0) 425 311 105,

For hi-res images:
Jeanette Chevalier, Marketing Manager, Dafo
Phone: +46 (8) 506 405 01,

Dafo is a pioneer in Vehicle Fire Suppression with more than 150 000 sold systems for both military and civil customers in more than 30 countries worldwide.

Knowhow and experience ensures our customers the latest technology combined with proven reliability. Our close cooperation with major vehicle manufacturers offers unsurpassed integration, performance and logistics.

Our Forrex system, which combines the features of liquid and dry chemical with all the benefits but none of the drawbacks, are developed “in house” and includes unique and patented solutions where quality is ensured throughout the production chain. Unlike other agents, Forrex is tailor made for Vehicle Protection and offers outstanding flame knock down and unique protection against re-ignition.

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