Salts and Inorganics

Alfa Aesar

Find a range of high-quality, customizable Alfa Aesar™ inorganics, metals, and catalysts. Let us support your work so you can focus on great results.

High-Purity Inorganics

Our high-purity inorganics include chemicals and materials manufactured to exacting standards for research, development, and production.

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Our premier brands are recognized for their purity and quality:

  • Puratronic™ High-Purity Base Metals and Salts
  • UltraDry™ Anhydrous Salts
  • REacton™ Rare Earth Materials and Compounds
  • Premion™ High Purity Precious Metals


Inorganic products include:

  • Coordination compounds
  • Main group element compounds
  • Transition metal compounds
  • Organometallic compounds
  • Metal cluster compounds
  • Bioinorganic compounds
  • Solid-state (materials) compounds


  • Catalysis
  • Crystal growth technology
  • Photovoltaic materials
  • Optical fibers
  • Lasers
  • Nanotechnology
  • Electronics and semiconductors
  • Medical and therapeutic applications


Get competitive pricing and outstanding service on high-purity Alfa Aesar metals and materials that meet the varying demands of high-technology applications. They’re available in more than 30 forms:

  • • Wires
  • • Sheets
  • • Foils
  • • Slugs
  • • Targets
  • • Powders
  • • Thermocouple wires
  • • And more

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The Alfa Aesar portfolio includes a full range of catalysts, precious metal salts, and solutions manufactured to stringent specifications and available in a range of purities and concentrations.

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Due to their high selectivity, precious metal chemicals are often the first choice as heterogeneous catalysts for a wide variety of reactions, including hydrogenation, hydrosilation, isomerization, and carbonylation.

Alfa Aesar catalysts include:

  • Novel palladium coupling catalysts
  • Platinum group metal (PGM)-based heterogeneous catalysts
  • Sponge Nickel™ catalysts
  • Fuel cell catalysts for anodes, cathodes, and electrodes
  • Metal scavengers

Choose from a wide selection of purities and concentrations for applications including:

  • Organic synthesis of pharmaceuticals
  • Chiral ligands for asymmetric hydrogenation
  • Fuel cells, sensors, batteries, and other automotive applications
  • Photographic materials, specialized plating, and catalyst manufacturing