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About


Quality automotive and industrial chemical solutions


Developing and manufacturing in Australia for over 30 years

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About


Quality automotive and industrial chemical solutions


Developing and manufacturing in Australia for over 30 years

About

Chiron Chemicals is a privately owned Australian company with over 30 years’ experience in the industrial chemicals industry.  Chiron Chemicals provides engine fluid manufacturing and distribution services to an extensive range of automotive and heavy industry customers, including some of the largest domestic and international Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and aftermarket companies in Australia.  

We have supplied major OEM customers for many years with both factory fill and aftermarket products, demonstrating our ability to manufacture and supply industry-leading products that are of the absolute highest quality.  

Originally formed as a distributor of lube and fuel additives for some of the largest additive companies in the world, Chiron Chemicals now specialises as a market-leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of quality automotive and industrial aqueous chemicals such as engine coolants, heat transfer fluids, additives and treatments.  Our expertise, R&D capabilities and focus on producing premium quality products has resulted in Chiron Chemicals holding long-term contracts for the supply of automotive chemicals to some of the most trusted and recognised brands in the industry. 

  AUSTRALIAN OWNED   Chiron Chemicals has been Australian owned and operated since its foundation in 1985

AUSTRALIAN OWNED

Chiron Chemicals has been Australian owned and operated since its foundation in 1985

  OEM SUPPLIER   Partnering with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to supply high quality products meeting stringent requirements

OEM SUPPLIER

Partnering with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to supply high quality products meeting stringent requirements

  R&D AND QUALITY FOCUS   Committed to developing innovative and cutting-edge technology through in-house laboratory analysis and testing, combined with industry leading market knowledge

R&D AND QUALITY FOCUS

Committed to developing innovative and cutting-edge technology through in-house laboratory analysis and testing, combined with industry leading market knowledge

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Manufacturing


Manufacturing


Manufacturing and Toll Blending

Chiron Chemicals has decades of experience providing contract manufacture and toll blending services for both small and large customers across a variety of industries.  We have the expertise and equipment required to handle and blend hazardous chemicals safely, responsibly and with an unwavering commitment to quality.  

The company operates an extensive and unique purpose built blending facility that is capable of blending various kinds of non-oil coolants, heat transfer fluids and treatments.  Part of this plant includes bulk tanker load out facilities for up to 22,000 litre lots, filling stations and automated packaging machinery.  Chiron Chemicals packages products in sizes ranging from 250mL to 1000L IBCs or bulk.  

Why choose Chiron Chemicals for Toll Manufacturing?

  • Experts in automotive and industrial chemicals
  • Decades of private labelling experience
  • Premium quality products
  • Total inventory management (raw materials and finished product) 
  • Product distribution service with short and flexible manufacturing lead times
  • Quality Management Systems accredited to IATF 16949:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 standards
  • Products meet or exceed relevant industry and ASTM standards
  • Complete technical, testing and R&D support through a unique, specialised testing laboratory that participates in the ASTM Proficiency Testing Program (PTP) for Engine Coolants run by the ASTM Committee D15
  • Access to an industry leading fluid analysis program
  • Product formula development capability and flexibility to manufacture to specifications
  • Wide distribution network and logistical support available 
  • Sales and marketing support available 
  • Support available for compliance with label and packaging regulations (eg GHS and Poison Standards)
  • Reinforce the quality of your brand, differentiate your products and drive growth and profitability
  • Confidentiality


To find out more about our private label manufacturing service, contact us today.

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Products


Products


Products

Engine Coolants

We manufacture a range of engine coolants with different base fluids and inhibitor technologies to suit an extensive range of applications, including passenger cars, heavy duty trucks and buses, construction and mining equipment, stationary engines and marine equipment.  Our industry leading technology ranges from conventional technology coolants through to full Organic Additive Technology (OAT) and next-generation low mineral additive OAT-based “lobrid” coolants. 

  Traditional Coolants   Conventional technology coolants formulated with mineral (inorganic oxide) inhibitor chemistry, which includes phosphates, silicates, borates, nitrite and other components

Traditional Coolants

Conventional technology coolants formulated with mineral (inorganic oxide) inhibitor chemistry, which includes phosphates, silicates, borates, nitrite and other components

  Hybrid Coolants   Hybrid technology coolants utilising a combination of mineral inhibitors with organic additive technology (OAT) for effective corrosion protection

Hybrid Coolants

Hybrid technology coolants utilising a combination of mineral inhibitors with organic additive technology (OAT) for effective corrosion protection

  Lobrid Coolants   Next generation hybrid technology coolants that utilise predominately OAT inhibitors, combined with low levels of mineral inhibitors to offer fast and efficient corrosion protection

Lobrid Coolants

Next generation hybrid technology coolants that utilise predominately OAT inhibitors, combined with low levels of mineral inhibitors to offer fast and efficient corrosion protection

  OAT Coolants   Coolants that contain only organic additive technology (OAT) inhibitors that are virtually non-depleting, offering extended life corrosion protection benefits and broad compatibility

OAT Coolants

Coolants that contain only organic additive technology (OAT) inhibitors that are virtually non-depleting, offering extended life corrosion protection benefits and broad compatibility

 

Heat Transfer Fluids

Building on our expertise in heat transfer and corrosion protection, Chiron Chemicals develops and markets industrial coolants and heat transfer fluids to suit various applications.  Our products include food grade, FDA-approved and fully formulated propylene glycol based heat transfer fluids designed for the food and beverage industries in particular. 

  Industrial PG HTFs   We offer fully formulated heat transfer fluids based on ethylene glycol or propylene glycol that offer excellent corrosion protection for the entire system

Industrial PG HTFs

We offer fully formulated heat transfer fluids based on ethylene glycol or propylene glycol that offer excellent corrosion protection for the entire system

  Food Grade PG HTFs   Chiron Chemicals can supply specially formulated USP/EP propylene glycol based "food grade" heat transfer fluids that can be used in the food and beverage industries, where incidental food contact may occur

Food Grade PG HTFs

Chiron Chemicals can supply specially formulated USP/EP propylene glycol based "food grade" heat transfer fluids that can be used in the food and beverage industries, where incidental food contact may occur

  Flexible Formulations   With complete manufacturing and testing capabilities, Chiron Chemicals can develop and supply specific formulations to suit particular requirements and applications

Flexible Formulations

With complete manufacturing and testing capabilities, Chiron Chemicals can develop and supply specific formulations to suit particular requirements and applications

 

Additives and Customised Formulations

Working with key customers, our on-site laboratories and independent research bodies, Chiron Chemicals develops customised formulations for specific applications and requirements.  From hot test fluids, fuel treatments and other automotive additives, through to specialised heat transfer fluids for renewal energy suppliers (eg solar and wind turbines), Chiron Chemicals has the R&D capability and manufacturing expertise to meet the most demanding applications and requirements. 

If you have any questions about Chiron Chemicals or our products, please do not hesitate to contact us

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Research & Development


Research & Development


Research and Development

Chiron Chemicals has a strong focus on R&D, operating out of specialised laboratories in the Victorian manufacturing plant.  The laboratories participate in the global ASTM Proficiency Testing Program (PTP) for Engine Coolants run by the ASTM Committee D15 on Engine Coolants and Related Fluids.  The complete testing and development capabilities of the laboratories at our manufacturing facility enable Chiron Chemicals to run ASTM and industry-standard testing, and to develop formulations from raw materials that will meet or exceed industry performance specifications.  

It is this capacity to develop and manufacture products in-house and within Australia that has made Chiron Chemicals one of the most respected, trusted and well-known manufacturers in the industry.  The organisation’s strong focus on R&D ensures that we remain forefront of automotive and industrial chemical technology.

In our R&D laboratories, our team comprises PhD qualified analytical chemists and chemical engineers, some of whom have over 40 years of experience in the automotive and industrial lubricants industries working with some of the largest oil and chemical companies in the world.  Our customers directly benefit from this wealth of expertise, market knowledge and technical capability.   

Our laboratories have the capability to perform a range of industry-standard testing and analysis services, including:

  • Corrosion testing
  • Performance and compatibility testing
  • Physical-chemical testing (eg pH, freeze point, density and RA)
  • Water quality testing
  • Contaminant identification and testing 
  • Atomic absorption spectroscopy measurements 
  • Chromatographic analysis
  • QA testing
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Quality Assurance


Quality Assurance


Quality Assurance

Chiron Chemicals guarantees quality products made in Australia under a Quality Management System at its Victorian manufacturing facility that has been certified as complying with both ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016.  The IATF 16949:2016 standard is a new global industry standard by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF), replacing ISO/TS 16949, which is a technical specification for automotive sector quality management systems and one of the most widely used international standards in the automotive industry. Certification against IATF 16949:2016 demonstrates Chiron Chemicals' industry-leading approach to quality practices as a global supplier to major automobile manufacturers. 

All products manufactured at the Victorian manufacturing facility are subject to strict quality management systems and regular quality assurance testing through our dedicated laboratories. The company’s ability to run ASTM and OEM-level testing on-site and in-house distinguishes Chiron Chemicals from other automotive and industrial coolant, heat transfer fluid and additive manufacturers in Australia. 

With members on the international ASTM D15 Committee for Engine Coolants and Related Fluids, Chiron Chemicals remains a driving force behind global industry trends, specifications updates and technological advancements, and maintains a level of expertise that is virtually unparalleled in the Australian industry.  
 

 
 
 
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Contact


Contact


Contact

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HEAD Office

74 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122 Australia
T: +61 3 9818 8000
F: +61 3 9818 5155

 

GROUP OPERATIONS

47-49 Redgum Drive
Dandenong South VIC 3175 Australia
T: +61 3 9768 2220
F: +61 3 9768 2990