About Solutions

American Elements’ chemical manufacturing facility in Bluffdale, Utah produces solutions of a variety of compounds under the trademark AE Solutions™. We produce rare earth compound solutions, including compounds of lanthanum, cerium, erbium, ytterbium, neodymium, and yttrium, as well as solutions of platinum group metals, including palladium, gold, iridium, ruthenium, and platinum, and solutions of refractory metals such as hafnium, scandium, niobium, and tungsten. We also produce solutions of more common commodity compounds, including chlorides, nitrates, sulfates, and acetates of common metals such as copper, tin, and nickel.

American Elements production facility

American Elements can prepare homogeneous solutions at customer specified concentrations or to the maximum stoichiometric concentration. Packaging is available in 55 gallon drums, smaller units and larger liquid totes.

American Elements maintains solution production facilities in the United States, Northern Europe (Liverpool, UK), Southern Europe (Milan, Italy), Australia and China to allow for lower freight costs and quicker delivery to our customers worldwide.

American Elements metal and rare earth compound solutions find a wide variety of applications across industries, including uses in petrochemical cracking, water treatment, plating, textiles, research, defense, and optics.

Innovation Case Study #31: American Elements Co-Creates First Home and Office Tower Window that Optimizes to the Weather

#31: American Elements Co-Creates First Home and Office Tower Window that Optimizes to the Weather

The Challenge

IR Dynamics and Sandia National Laboratories entered into a research partnership with the goal of designing a new material whose ability to reflect IR radiation could change based on ambient temperatures. Such a material could be used to vastly improve the efficiency of windows by allowing them to let heat in during colder months and keep it out in the warmer months, reducing the amount of energy required to regulate temperatures inside buildings, cars, and other interior spaces.

The Innovation

The researchers turned to American Elements engineers for their expertise in the characterization and synthesis of novel advanced materials. Together, they discovered that thermochromic nanoparticles could be used to impart the desired optical properties to achieve their goals. American Elements engineers produced a number of custom-manufactured organometallic solutions to be used as precursor materials in the production of the nanoparticles.

The Result

The researchers sucessfully achieved their goals, producing easy-to-apply polymer films with tunable thermochromic nanoparticles that are reflective or transparent to sunlight, depending on the temperature.

Solutions Products

(1-Mercaptoundec-11-yl)tetra(ethylene glycol) Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles Solution (Trimethylsilyl)methyllithium Solution (Trimethylsilyl)methylmagnesium Chloride Solution
1,1-Dimethylpropylmagnesium Chloride Solution 1-Mercapto-(triethylene Glycol) Methyl Ether Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles Solution 1-Propynylmagnesium Bromide Solution
2,2,6,6-Tetramethylpiperidinylmagnesium Chloride Lithium Chloride Complex Solution 2-(Ethylhexyl)lithium Solution 2-Mesitylmagnesium Bromide Solution
2-Methoxyphenylmagnesium Bromide Solution 2-Methyl-1-propenylmagnesium Bromide Solution 2-Propylzinc Bromide Solution
2-Thienyllithium Solution 2D Tellurene Solution 3-Butenylmagnesium Bromide Solution
5-Chloro-2-methoxyphenylmagnesium Bromide Solution Alane N,N-dimethylethylamine Complex Solution Aluminum Acetate Solution
Aluminum Chloride Solution Aluminum Nitrate Cesium Chloride Buffer Solution Aluminum Nitrate Solution
Aluminum Phosphate Monobasic Solution Aluminum Sulfate Solution Ammonia Solution
Ammonium Hydroxide Solution Ammonium Iron(III) Sulfate Solution Ammonium Molybdate Solution
Ammonium Oxalate Solution Antimony Acetate Solution Antimony Nitrate Solution
Antimony Sulfate Solution Antimony(V) Chloride Solution Arsenic Chloride Solution
Arsenic Nitrate Solution Barium Acetate Solution Barium Chloride Solution
Barium Nitrate Solution Barium Sulfate Solution Beryllium Acetate Solution
Beryllium Chloride Solution Beryllium Nitrate Solution Beryllium Sulfate Solution
Bis(cyclopentadienyl)magnesium(II) Solution Bis(ethylenediamine)copper(II) Hydroxide Solution Bismuth Acetate Solution
Bismuth Chloride Solution Bismuth Nitrate Solution Bismuth Sulfate Solution
Borane Tetrahydrofuran Complex Solution Boron Acetate Solution Boron Chloride Solution
Boron Tribromide Dimethyl Sulfide Complex Solution Boron Trichloride Methyl Sulfide Complex Solution Boron Trifluoride Methanol Complex Solution
Boron Trifluoride-Methanol Solution Boron Tris(trifluoroacetate) Solution Bromocresol Green Sodium Salt Solution
Bromocresol Purple Sodium Salt Solution Bromophenol Blue Sodium Salt Solution Bromothymol Blue Sodium Salt Solution
Butylmagnesium Bromide Solution Cadmium Acetate Solution Cadmium Chloride Solution
Cadmium Nitrate Solution Cadmium Sulfate Solution Cadmium Tetrafluoroborate Solution
Calcium Acetate Solution Calcium Chloride Solution Calcium Nitrate Solution
Calcium Sulfate Solution Carbon Disulfide Solution Carbon Tetrabromide in Solution
Cerium Acetate Solution Cerium Chloride Solution Cerium Nitrate Solution
Cerium Perchlorate Solution Cerium Sulfate Solution Cesium Acetate Solution
Cesium Chloride Lanthanum Chloride Buffer Solution Cesium Chloride Solution Cesium Formate Solution
Cesium Hydroxide Solution Cesium Nitrate Solution Cesium Sulfate Solution
Chromium Acetate Solution Chromium Nitrate Solution Chromium Sulfate Solution
Chromium(III) Chloride Solution Chromium(III) Potassium Sulfate Solution Clerici Solution
Cobalt Acetate Solution Cobalt Chloride Solution Cobalt Nitrate Solution
Cobalt Sulfate Solution Cobalt(II) 2-Ethylhexanoate Solution Cobalt(II) Sulfamate Solution
Colloidal Graphite Copper Acetate Solution Copper Chloride Solution
Copper Hydride Solution Copper Nitrate Solution Copper Sulfate Solution
Copper(I) Chloride - Bis(Lithium Chloride) Complex Copper(I) Cyanide Di(Lithium Chloride) Complex Solution Decanethiol Functionalized Silver Nanoparticles Solution
Di-n-butylmagnesium Solution Diamminepalladium(II) Nitrite Solution Diammineplatinum(II) Nitrite Solution
Dibutylboryl Trifluoromethanesulfonate Solution Diethylaluminum Cyanide Solution Dihydrogen Dinitrosulfatoplatinate(II) Solution
Dihydrogen Hexabromoplatinate(IV) Nonahydrate Solution Dihydrogen Hexachloroplatinate(IV) Solution Diisopropyl Zinc Solution
Disodium Dihydrogen Ethylenediaminetetraacetate Solution Dodecanethiol Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles Solution Dysprosium Acetate Solution
Dysprosium Chloride Solution Dysprosium Nitrate Solution Dysprosium Perchlorate Solution
Dysprosium Sulfate Solution Dysprosium(III) Perchlorate Hexahydrate Solution Erbium Acetate Solution
Erbium Nitrate Solution Erbium Perchlorate Solution Erbium Sulfate Solution
Erbium(III) Chloride Solution Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid Diammonium Copper Salt Solution Ethyllithium Solution
Europium Acetate Solution Europium Chloride Solution Europium Nitrate Solution
Europium Perchlorate Solution Europium Sulfate Solution Ferric Subsulfate Solution
Ferroin Indicator Solution Gadolinium Acetate Solution Gadolinium Chloride Solution
Gadolinium Nitrate Solution Gadolinium Perchlorate Solution Gadolinium Sulfate Solution
Gallium Acetate Solution Gallium Chloride Solution Gallium Nitrate Solution
Gallium Sulfate Solution Germanium Acetate Solution Germanium Chloride Solution
Gold Acetate Solution Gold Chloride Solution Gold Colloid Solution
Gold Nitrate Solution Gold Sulfate Solution Gram's Iodine Solution
Hafnium Acetate Solution Hafnium Chloride Solution Hafnium Dinitrate Oxide Solution
Hafnium Sulfate Solution Hexafluorotitanic Acid Solution Hexafluorozirconic Acid Solution
Hexyllithium Solution Holmium Acetate Solution Holmium Chloride Solution
Holmium Nitrate Solution Holmium Perchlorate Solution Holmium Sulfate Solution
Indium Acetate Solution Indium Chloride Solution Indium Nitrate Solution
Indium Sulfate Solution Indium(III) Isopropoxide Solution Indium(III) tert-butoxide Solution
Iridium Acetate Solution Iridium Chloride Solution Iridium Sulfate Solution
Iron Acetate Solution Iron Chloride Solution Iron Nitrate Solution
Iron Sulfate Solution Iron(III) Isopropoxide Solution Isobutyllithium Solution
Isopropenylmagnesium Bromide Solution in Ethyl Ether Isopropenylmagnesium Bromide Solution in THF Isopropyllithium Solution
Isopropylmagnesium Chloride Lithium Chloride Complex Solution Jone's Reagent Lanthanum Acetate Solution
Lanthanum Chloride Solution Lanthanum Nitrate Solution Lanthanum Sulfate Solution
Lanthanum(III) Chloride Bis(lithium chloride) Complex Solution Lead Acetate Solution Lead Chloride Solution
Lead Iodide Solution Lead Sulfate Solution Lead Telluride-Antimony Selenide Solid Solution
Lead Telluride-Tin Telluride-Lead Selenide Solid Solution Lead(II) Methanesulfonate Solution Lead(II) Nitrate Solution
Lithium (Trimethylsilyl)acetylide Solution Lithium 2-thienylcyanocuprate Solution Lithium 9-BBN Hydride Solution
Lithium Acetate Solution Lithium Aluminum Deuteride Solution Lithium Aluminum Hydride Bis(tetrahydrofuran) Solution
Lithium Aluminum Hydride Solution Lithium Azide Solution Lithium Bis(trimethylsilyl)amide
Lithium Bis(trimethylsilyl)amide Solution Lithium Borohydride Solution Lithium Bromide Solution
Lithium Carbonate Solution Lithium Chloride Solution Lithium Diisobutyl-tert-butoxyaluminum Hydride Solution
Lithium Dimethylaminoborohydride Solution Lithium Hexafluorophosphate Solution Lithium Morpholinoborohydride Solution
Lithium Nitrate Solution Lithium Phenylacetylide Solution Lithium Polysilicate Solution
Lithium Potassium Silicate Solution Lithium Pyrrolidinoborohydride Solution Lithium Sulfate Solution
Lithium tert-butoxide Solution Lithium Tetrabromonickelate(II) Solution Lithium Tetrachlorocuprate Solution
Lithium Tetrachloromanganate(II) Solution Lithium Tri-sec-butylborohydride Solution Lithium tri-tert-butoxyaluminum Hydride Solution
Lutetium Acetate Solution Lutetium Chloride Solution Lutetium Nitrate Solution
Lutetium Perchlorate Solution Lutetium Sulfate Solution Magnesium Acetate Solution
Magnesium Bisulfite Solution Magnesium Chloride Solution Magnesium Matrix Modifier Solution
Magnesium Nitrate Solution Magnesium Perchlorate Solution Magnesium Sulfate Solution
Manganese Acetate Solution Manganese Chloride Solution Manganese Nitrate Solution
Manganese Sulfate Solution Mercury(II) Iodide Solution Mercury(II) Nitrate Solution
Methyl Orange Solution Methyl Red Solution Methyl-d3-magnesium Iodide Solution
Methylaluminoxane Solution Methyllithium Solution Methylmagnesium Iodide Solution
Molybdenum Acetate Solution Molybdenum Chloride Solution Molybdenum Sulfate Solution
n-Butylethylmagnesium Solution n-Butyllithium Solution n-Propylzinc Bromide Solution
Neodymium Acetate Solution Neodymium Chloride Solution Neodymium Nitrate Solution
Neodymium Perchlorate Solution Neodymium Sulfate Solution Neodymium(III) Perchlorate Hexahydrate
Nickel Acetate Solution Nickel Chloride Solution Nickel Nitrate Solution
Nickel Sulfate Solution Niobium Chloride Solution Niobium Isopropoxide
Nonylmagnesium Bromide Solution o-Tolylmagnesium Chloride Solution Octanethiol Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles Solution
Osmium Chloride Solution Osmium Tetroxide Solution Palladium Matrix Modifier Solution
Palladium Nitrate-Magnesium Nitrate Matrix Modifier Solution Palladium Sulfate Solution Palladium(II) Acetate Solution
Palladium(II) Chloride Solution Palladium(II) Nitrate Solution Pentylmagnesium Bromide Solution
Perrhenic Acid Solution Phosphomolybdic Acid Solution Platinum Acetate Solution
Platinum Chloride Solution Platinum Nitrate Solution Platinum Sulfate Solution
Platinum Sulfite Acid Solution Platinum(0)-2,4,6,8-tetramethyl-2,4,6,8-tetravinylcyclotetrasiloxane Complex Solution Potassium Acetate Solution
Potassium Aluminate Solution Potassium Biiodate Solution Potassium bis(trimethylsilyl)amide Solution
Potassium Bromate-Bromide Potassium Carbonate Solution Potassium Chloride Solution
Potassium Chloride/Silver Chloride Solution Potassium Chromate Solution Potassium Dinitrosulfatopalladate(II) Solution
Potassium Ferrocyanide Solution Potassium Hydroxide Solution Potassium Iodate Solution
Potassium L-Lactate Solution Potassium Nitrate Solution Potassium Permanganate Solution
Potassium Phosphate Monobasic Solution Potassium Sodium Tartrate Solution Potassium Sulfate Solution
Potassium tert-Pentoxide Solution Potassium Triethylborohydride Solution Praseodymium Acetate Solution
Praseodymium Chloride Solution Praseodymium Nitrate Solution Praseodymium Perchlorate Solution
Praseodymium Sulfate Solution Propidium Iodide Solution Propylmagnesium Chloride Solution
Rhenium Chloride Solution Rhenium Sulfide Solution Rhodium Acetate Solution
Rhodium Chloride Solution Rhodium Nitrate Solution Rhodium Sulfate Solution
Rhodium(III) Phosphate Solution Rubidium Acetate Solution Rubidium Chloride Solution
Rubidium Hydroxide Solution Rubidium Nitrate Solution Rubidium Sulfate Solution
Ruthenium Acetate Solution Ruthenium Chloride Solution Ruthenium Nitrate Solution
Ruthenium Sulfate Solution Ruthenium(III) Nitrosylnitrate Solution Samarium 2-Methoxyethoxide Solution
Samarium Acetate Solution Samarium Chloride Solution Samarium Nitrate Solution
Samarium Perchlorate Solution Samarium Sulfate Solution Samarium(II) Iodide Solution
Scandium Acetate Solution Scandium Atomic Absorption Standard Solution Scandium Chloride Solution
Scandium Nitrate Solution Scandium Perchlorate Solution Scandium Sulfate Solution
sec-Butyllithium Solution sec-Butylmagnesium Chloride Lithium Chloride Complex Solution sec-Butylmagnesium Chloride Solution
Selenium Chloride Solution Silicon Acetate Solution Silicon Chloride Solution
Silver Acetate Solution Silver Chloride Solution Silver Iodide Solution
Silver Nitrate Solution Silver Sulfate Solution Sodium Acetate Solution
Sodium Aluminum Hydride Solution Sodium Benzyloxide Solution Sodium bis(trimethylsilyl)amide Solution
Sodium Borohydride - Sodium Hydroxide Solution Sodium Borohydride Solution Sodium Bromide Solution
Sodium Chloride Solution Sodium Cyanoborohydride Solution Sodium Deuteroxide Solution
Sodium Gold(I) Sulfite Solution Sodium Hydroxide Solution Sodium Hypochlorite Solution
Sodium Methoxide Solution Sodium Nitrate Solution Sodium Permanganate Solution
Sodium Polytungstate Solution Sodium Silicate Solution Sodium Sulfate Solution
Sodium tert-Pentoxide Solution Sodium Thiosulfate Solution Sodium Triethylborohydride Solution
Solution Tris(1-methoxy-2-methyl-2-propoxy)lanthanum tetraglyme adduct Strontium Acetate Solution Strontium Chloride Solution
Strontium Nitrate Solution Strontium Sulfate Solution Tantalum Acetate Solution
Tantalum Chloride Solution Tantalum(V) Isopropoxide Solution Tebbe Reagent Solution
Tellurium Chloride Solution Tellurium Nitrate Solution Tellurium Sulfate Solution
Terbium Acetate Solution Terbium Chloride Solution Terbium Nitrate Solution
Terbium Perchlorate Solution Terbium Sulfate Solution tert-Butyllithium Solution
Tetraamminepalladium(II) Nitrate Solution Tetraammineplatinum Acetate Solution Tetraammineplatinum(II) Chloride Solution
Tetraammineplatinum(II) Hydroxide Solution Tetrabutylammonium Fluoride Hydrate Tetrabutylammonium Fluoride Solution
Tetrabutylammonium Hydroxide Solution Tetraethyldialuminoxane Solution Tetraisobutyldialuminoxane Solution
Tetramethylammonium Silicate Solution Thallium Acetate Solution Thallium Chloride Solution
Thallium Nitrate Solution Thallium Sulfate Solution Thulium Acetate Solution
Thulium Chloride Solution Thulium Nitrate Solution Thulium Sulfate Solution
Thulium(III) Perchlorate Solution Thymol Blue Solution Tin Acetate Solution
Tin Chloride Solution Tin Nitrate Solution Tin Sulfate Solution
Tin(II) Methanesulfonate Solution Tin(II) Tetrafluoroborate Solution Titanium Chloride Solution
Titanium Diisopropoxide Bis(acetylacetonate) Solution Titanium ICP/DCP Standard Solution Titanium Nitrate Solution
Titanium(4+) Acetate Solution Titanium(III) Sulfate Solution Titanium(IV) (Triethanolaminato)isopropoxide Solution
Titanium(IV) bis(ammonium lactato)dihydroxide Solution Titanium(IV) Oxysulfate Solution Titanium(IV) Sulfate Solution
Titanium(IV) Tetrahydrofurfuryloxide Solution Trichlorooxobis(triphenylphosphine)rhenium(V) Solution Triethylborane Solution
Trimethyltin Chloride Solution Tris(bathophenanthrolinedisulfonate)ruthenium(II) Solution Sodium Salt Tungsten Chloride Solution
Tungsten(VI) Ethoxide Solution Vanadium Chloride Solution Vanadium Sulfate Solution
Vanadyl Oxalate Solution Vinylmagnesium Bromide Solution Vinylmagnesium Chloride Solution
Ytterbium Acetate Solution Ytterbium Chloride Solution Ytterbium Nitrate Solution
Ytterbium Sulfate Solution Ytterbium(III) Perchlorate Solution Yttrium 2-Ethylhexanoate Solution
Yttrium Acetate Solution Yttrium Chloride Solution Yttrium Nitrate Solution
Yttrium Sulfate Solution Yttrium(III) 2-Methoxyethoxide Solution Yttrium(III) Butoxide Solution
Yttrium(III) Isopropoxide Solution Yttrium(III) Perchlorate Solution Zinc 2-Ethylhexanoate Solution
Zinc Acetate Solution Zinc Chloride Solution Zinc Nitrate Solution
Zinc Sulfate Solution Zirconium Acetate Solution Zirconium Chloride Solution
Zirconium Hydroxynitrate Solution Zirconium Nitrate Solution Zirconium Oxychloride Solution
Zirconium Oxynitrate Solution Zirconium Sulfate Solution Zirconium(IV) Butoxide Solution
Zirconium(IV) Dibutoxide(Bis-2,4-Pentanedionate) Solution Zirconium(IV) Propoxide Solution