Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM)

Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM)

Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM) is a global supplier of a series of pure metals, alloys, ceramics and minerals such as oxides, chlorides, sulfides, oxysalts, etc. Our headquarters was established in 1994 in Lake Forest, California, USA to provide high-quality rare-earth products for research and development (R&D) purposes. To meet the increasing demands for rare-earth products and other materials, we increased both the variety and the scale of our materials to serve not only our R&D customers but also downstream manufacturers in the e.g. ceramic, metallurgy, electronic and aviation industries. Our top customers for these products are from pharmacy, capacitor, metallurgy, semiconductor and aviation industries, however we strive to apply our products in more application fields and welcome business partners from all over the world.

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23661 Birtcher Dr , Lake Forest , CA 92630 USA
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Globally (various continents)
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$10,000,000 US - $100,000,000 US

Stanford Advanced Materials supplies high-quality and consistent products to meet our customers' R&D and production needs. By frequently visiting these manufacturers and understanding their production, quality control, administration and management sections, we have carried out faithful cooperation over the years and built profound working partnerships with our customers. As such, we are confident that SAM will be your favorite material supplier and business partner.

We created an online ordering platform at, as a new business channel for our customers to learn more about us, contact us, and order products at ease. After almost two decades of development, our annual revenue reached over 10 million US dollars by 2007. Three years later, we opened a second office, aiming to expand our business with other emerging ones. SAM now specializes in both high-purity chemicals (up to 99.99999%) for research institutes and technical grade materials for advanced industries.

To accommodate to our rising business, we created a new and improved online website at With an added concentration on the materials of tantalum and niobium, we take the lead in processing refractory and superhard metals. Our product line for these two elements range from ingots, foils, sheets, tubes, rods, wires, meshes, crucibles and flanges of single element to those of alloys. We also provide compounds of materials of tantalum and niobium, e.g. oxides, carbides, chlorides, ethoxides and oxysalts. All of these materials are fully customizable and fit widely-accepted standards.