Various Places to Buy Scandium Most of the dealers and companies listed below I have come across by coincidence. I have not done any business with any of them (yet), and I would not know anything about their reliability.
- Several major suppliers of chemicals and laboratory accessories offer Scandium,
although often at excessively high prices.
Some of the suppliers: (search for scandium in their online catalogs)
- There are several metal trade web-sites where Sc or Al-Sc alloys are frequently
advertised for sale. Some of the sites:
|High Tech Materials|
|Scrap Trade Center|
- Ames Laboratory at the Iowa State University has a Materials Preparation Center which has produced high purity scandium and other rare earth elements for a very long time. They also have a Materials Referral System & Hotline, a free inquiry service for preparation and characterization of materials.
- Arris International Corporation has high purity scandium for sale.
- Ashurst Technology Ltd. is a major western supplier of Sc-containing aluminum alloys.
- Boulder Scientific Company seems to produce Scandium.
Search their online product catalog.
Changsha Rare Earth Technology Co., Ltd. offers to sell
Sc metal and Al-Sc alloys.
- Chen Xia lin at the Commission of Science and Technology of Hunan offers pure Sc for sale. There has to be an mistake in the price mentioned on the web-page. By telefax he has suggested a price of US$ 20 000/kg for 99.0% pure metal.
- GMH Jost-Hinrich Stachow GmbH Metallhandel
in Goslar, Germany, has Al-20%Sc master alloy for sale.
- Gosincor (The State Investment Corporation in Russia) offers to
sell Sc and Sc-containing Al-alloys.
- HEFA Rare Earth in Canada, a branch of the
Inner Mongolia HEFA Rare Earth Seience &
Technology Development Co., Ltd. in Baotou, Inner Mongolia, China, sells pure Sc metal
- The Meldform Group offers to deliver both Sc and Al-Sc alloys.
- The Metal Pacific Corporation in China has both
Sc metal and Al-Sc alloys for sale.
- Mitsubishi Materials
processes Sc metal of various purity.
- Pantax Corporation in Houston, Texas, USA,
sells an unlikely variety of stuff such as Fat Reduction Body Spray, Electronic Fishing Game and
pure Sc metal.
- Reade Advanced Materials
offers Sc powder for sale.
- Stanford Materials Corporation can supply Sc metals, Sc2O3 and Al-Sc master alloys with various grades of purity.
- Stigma LTD, a private trading company working in Russia, offers scandium and other exotic materials for sale.
- Testbourne Ltd in Hampshire, England, sells
99.9% pure Sc
in a variety of forms such as rods, foil, plate, powder and sputtering targets.
- Tianjiao International, who claims to be China's
largest Rare Earth manufacturer, offers Scandium Metal and
Aluminum-Scandium alloys for sale
- TTE Metals, run by Tim Worstall, can supply cheap Sc2O3 for Al-Sc master alloy production. Read the interesting mail he sent me some years ago.