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
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