Purchasing Information

Surrey NanoSystems coats customer parts at its UK coating facility. We ship coated parts across the world. For US organisations with applications covered by ITAR we work with TAA’s.

In order for us to provide a quote or ROM for your project we will need the following information:

  • Application: space, automotive, lens or special project.
  • A PDF drawing showing the areas to be coated, volumes and any special processing or handling procedures.
  • If your application involves high volumes of components then there is potential to coat components at your facility.

Export Control

In order to comply with UK export control regulations we are required to verify the identity of potential clients and the nature of their proposed use of Vantablack coatings.  If you wish to purchase Vantablack coatings, the following applies:

  • Vantablack coatings cannot be supplied to private individuals.
  • Vantablack and Vantablack S-VIS generic samples always require an export license if shipped out of the UK
  • Most Vantablack and Vantablack S-VIS applications do not require an export license
  • Vantablack VBx2 does not require an export licence

Non-UK customers are required to complete one of the following undertaking forms in order to comply with UK export legislation (form download will start as soon as you click the links).

Customers in Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, USA only, please complete the OIEL undertaking letter. All other non-UK customers, please complete the SIEL undertaking letter.

Need help?

  • If you have an existing product or new development, and wish to discuss this with a technical representative, please call +44 (0) 1273 515899, email enquiries@surreynanosystems.com or use our contact page.
  • If you wish to purchase standard samples for characterisation or an educational display unit, please visit our purchasing page for more detail on available substrates and sizes, and complete the sample request form.
  • If you wish to purchase bespoke development samples on non-standard substrates, please call +44 (0) 1273 515899, email enquiries@surreynanosystems.com or use our contact page. Please provide as much detail as possible in your message.
  • If you are looking for technical performance data, please click here.
  • If you would like help with completing the OIEL or SIEL documentation, please call +44 (0) 1273 515899, or email enquiries@surreynanosystems.com. Or visit: www.gov.uk/export-control-licence





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