Your non-electric starting and engine protection specialists

Austart specialises in starting diesel & gas engines, with over 40 years of experience in multiple industries such as Mining, Marine, Oil and Gas, Transport, Defence, and Power Generation. KH Equipment is the only Australian manufacturer of Air starters and displays its engineering capabilities by creating multiple Irving Vincent Motorcycles.

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Austart provides the world's safest and most reliable engine starting solutions.

Australia is synonymous with high-quality manufacturing and none more than Austart, where each component is designed, manufactured, and assembled at our world-class facility in Melbourne to meet the highest standards, then exported globally.

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With vast engineering experience and a history of supplying OEM customers, Austart outlasts our competitors in the harshest environments, assuring you that we will solve your engine starting and safety objectives.

Because we manufacture Austart Air starters onsite, we manage our stock quantities, ensuring we always have inventory for immediate dispatch from our factory in Australia, Houston, and the North American facility.

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We’re certified


ISO 9001 is the International standard for a quality management system (“QMS”). The standard is used by organisations to demonstrate their ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements and to demonstrate continuous improvement.

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ATEX is the European certification given to equipment tested and approved to be intrinsically safe. There are two European Directives in place for the control of explosive atmospheres.

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Committed to setting standards and excellence as one of the world’s leading ship classification organisations, the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)


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