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A family business established in 1990, FEV, the Fire Extinguisher Valve Company, are dedicated to manufacturing high-quality specialist products for fire safety. Our motivated team is always looking for ways to improve our product range so that we can provide our customers with high quality safety equipment for their vehicles. As manufacturers of motorsport fire extinguishers and safety products for race cars and track days, we offer a quick turnaround time to keep our customers racing.

FIA and MSUK Approved Products

As motorsport fire extinguisher experts, our products are the winning choice for the major teams and manufacturers in motorsport both home and abroad. The motorsport industry is a very demanding environment where high standards and continuous product development has to be maintained at all times.

Ongoing Product Innovation

When the manufacture of Halon 1211 was due to cease because of its damaging effects to the ozone layer, an effective solution for a Halon 1211 gas replacement was needed for the world of motorsport. Together with one of the most respected chemical companies in the world, FEV set out to develop solutions that resulted in the first FIA homologated gas system – Viro3 (gas) – now known as FX G-TEC (gas).

To achieve the FIA and MSUK approvals, our systems were put through the FIA defined fire tests, and witnessed by British Standards and Motorsport UK. Later research and development, together with further innovative ideas, led FEV onto the next generation of FX G-TEC (gas) products, which perform even better than the previous generation.

We developed our own patented flange design which, together with a new nozzle design, has given FEV a unique range of fire suppression products. What’s more, we also designed and developed the first internal bladder system +ADS (Advanced Discharge System) to contain the fire suppressant. This development has led to a smaller and lighter range of fire extinguishers, and we can now offer in-car systems from as small as 1.5kg gas and 2.25ltr in the AFFF range.

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For more information on any of FEV’s fire safety systems, please feel free to get in touch. Whatever your requirements for a car fire extinguisher, we would be delighted to discuss and advise you on the best solution available for your specification and budget.

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