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Advent are an Oxford-based company providing the scientific research community across the globe with the efficient and friendly supply of high purity metals, alloys and polymers in multiple forms including; Foil, Sheet, Plate, Wire, Insulated Wire, Wire in straight cut lengths, Woven wire mesh, Rod, Tube, Pellet, Lump, Ingot, Polymers.

Advent's purpose is to enable scientists to experiment, innovate and iterate with a wide range of materials throughout the research process and we aim to provide as much choice as possible to the customer.

Operating in a niche market on a global scale, Advent sell to over 85 countries around the world, and supply research materials to all the major UK Universities.

Our commercial customer base is extensive, which ensures that Advent’s materials are in use at the forefront of the scientific industry, about which we are immensely proud.

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    Product Spotlight: Platinum

    Products | 10 Jul 2015

    The chemical element platinum is one of the most commonly known – not just in the world of science, but in the world of the consumer.

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    Product Spotlight: Tantulum

    Products | 12 Jun 2015

    The chemical element tantalum, or Ta, serves many purposes in science and medicine. It is also present in the components of many consumer electrical goods. Its role in electrochemistry is also very important in its inclusion in many electronic consumer goods.

  • Advents FULL catalogue now available to download

    News | 14 Nov 2014

    Download our current full product catalogue, which lists all our pure metals, alloys and polymers. Catalogue is updated daily.Please click here to download our catalogue.

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    Watch the Advent Research Materials video here

    News | 11 Jun 2013

    We are an Oxford-based company which provides a fast, efficient and friendly catalogue mail order service selling metals, alloys and polymers in small quantities, for research development and industry. Aluminium to Zirconium.