Exclusive partnership AF-X & APP from ArianeGroup
AF-X Systems supplies environmentally and socially responsible fire safety. We develop, produce and market a unique and patented aerosol fire extinguishing technology for a global market. AF-X Fireblocker is synonym for high quality fire suppression systems.
The AF-X Fireblocker is developed, designed and produced in close cooperation with Aerospace Propulsion Products (APP BV). APP produces igniters and gas generators for space and industry. Being producer for space applications, APP BV is fully equipped for producing highly innovative technological zero-failure products. APP BV is there for the ideal production partner for the AF-X Fireblocker.
Aerospace Propulsion Products (APP).
APP is part of the ArianeGroup. ArianeGroup springs from the shared ambition of Airbus and Safran to take the European space industry to the highest possible level. Equally owned by the two groups, ArianeGroup houses the entire scope of their civil and military activities and competences in a single, coherent company, with a workforce of over 9,000 highly skilled people in France, Germany and The Netherlands with a turnover of 3,6 bln in 2018.
Arianegroup is a world leader in access to space, working for its institutional and commercial customers and Europe’s strategic independence. The perfect innovative, highly competitive solution for civil and military launch systems and space applications – that’s what Arianegroup gives their institutional, commercial, and industrial customers. They are expert in the most cutting-edge technologies, from all aspects of complete propulsion systems right down to the items of equipment and materials. They leverage all of this expertise, the unique knowledge of their teams, into benefiting the space, defence, energy, and other industrial sectors, with high value-added products, equipment and services.
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. Airbus generates revenues of € 67 billion and employs a workforce of around 150,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.
Safran is an international high-technology group and tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment in the Aerospace and Defense markets. Operating worldwide, Safran has nearly 58,000 employees and generated sales of €15.8 billion. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of €1.7 billion. Safran is listed on Euronext Paris stock exchange, and its share is part of the CAC40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices.
The AF-X Fireblocker has been designed, developed and built in accordance with the following guidelines and standards:
- CEN/TR 15276-1:2009 (E)
- ISO 15779
- BRL K23001
- UL 2775 and NFPA 2010
- IMO 1270