Essex Industries began providing quality engineered products to the aerospace and defense industry in 1947 and it continues as a leading supplier today. Essex products fulfill key requirements of the market in the areas of Life Support Equipment, Ground Support Equipment, Platform Controls and Aircraft Components.
Life support equipment covers pilot, crew and medical oxygen requirements with products such as LOX Converters, Protective Breathing Equipment (PBE), Emergency Passenger Oxygen System (EPOS), Backpack Medical Oxygen System (BMOS) and the Next Generation Portable Therapeutic Liquid Oxygen System (NPTLOX).
The Oxygen Generator/Liquefier (OGL) and the 50 Gallon LOX Cart provide essential ground support back-up to aircraft oxygen systems.
Platform controls, such as hands- on throttle and stick (HOTAS) grips are custom-engineered to meet specific applications for domestic and international airlines, military fixed-wing and rotary aircraft, and military ground vehicles.
Domestic HOTAS applications include:
A-10, AT-6, A/V-8B, B-1B, B-2, C-130J, C-17, F-5, F-15, F-16, F/A-18, F-22 F-35, KC-767, T-38, T-45, Eclipse 500
Overseas HOTAS applications include:
HURKUS, IA-63, A330 MRTT, F-5, KT-1, M-311, M-346, MiG-21, SF-260, SU-25, T-50, Sukhoi Superjet 100
Domestic Turret/Weapon Control applications include:
Bradley Fighting Vehicle (A1, A2, Applique, MGTS & SEA variants), CRS3 TUA, Viper
Overseas Turret/Weapon Control applications include:
Sharpshooter Turret (Turkey)
Essex Industries also manufactures thousands of MIL-SPEC, ANSI and NAS aircraft components, including anti-gravity valves, hydraulic pulsation dampeners, flame arrestors and valves for hydraulic, pneumatic and fuel applications.
Essex Industries also offers a complete repair, overhaul and maintenance service for customers in the aerospace and defense industries.