Product Ranges:

Engine Coolants

Unico is a major manufacturer of engine coolant and enjoys a long and trusted association with the Motor Industry. Our high quality engine coolant grades are sold throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

Unico engine coolant grades have been developed to meet individual requirements of Original Equipment Manufacturers' motor and engine specifications.

Brake fluids

Unico markets a wide range of brake fluids that exceed international safety and performance standards.The company is a leader in brake fluid supply and has a long and trusted association with the Motor Industry, unmatched by any other brake fluid manufacturer in South Africa.

Unico has access to extensive laboratories in Europe where development activities are ongoing. They include general research into underlying chemistry, new product development and the testing of new and existing formulations to meet both the highest international specifications and our own, even more demanding standards.

Brake fluids are made to conform to two internationally recognised American standards. the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) J1703 and the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety (FMVSS).

Monoethylene Glycol (MEG)

Monoethylene glycol (MEG) is a basic component used for applications that require:

Chemical intermediates for resins
Solvent couplers
Freezing point depression solvents
Humectants and chemical intermediates


De-icing fluids
Heat transfer fluids
Automotive anti-freeze and coolants
Water-based adhesives
Latex paints and asphalt emulsions
Electrolytic capacitors
Textile fibres