Worldwide Shipping

Free Shipping - offers available with Online Checkout or upfront payments:*

*to countries with simplified customs procedures where FedEx, DHL, or UPS can deliver as normal, as outlined in the table below.

Destination Standard Shipping Rate Free Shipping
UK £6.99 FREE for orders via online checkout or upfront payment over £100
USA and Canada £24.91 FREE for orders via online checkout or upfront payment over £200
EU/EEA £30.79 FREE for orders via online checkout or upfront payment over £250
only Australia, Hong Kong, Japan,
Malaysia, New Zealand,
Singapore, South Korea,
Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
£45.27 FREE for orders via online checkout or upfront payment over £400

The appropriate delivery charges will be added automatically at checkout.

All prices are excluding VAT (where applicable). If you are from the UK or EU then VAT will be added to your cart at checkout. If you are from a VAT-registered organisation within the EU and don't want to be charged VAT, contact us with your VAT number and we can issue a formal quotation without VAT for your purchasing department.

If you have already placed your order, then get in touch with your valid VAT number and we will refund the VAT from the order back to your account.

Shipping Rates - Worldwide

We ship orders using a tracked courier service as standard (usually FedEx, DHL, or UPS) although we are also happy to be flexible if your University or Institution has specific requirements. Worldwide shipping via freight forwarder or other methods are also available for a wide variety of countries (over 80 countries shipped to so far).

Please note:

  • The exact delivery charges vary depending on location and size of order
  • Weight is calculated by the courier service using volumetric weight
  • For an estimated cost of shipping please use the tables below or contact us for a formal quote:
Weight Typical Shipping Rate to the Rest of World*
Under 1 Kg £51.95
1 Kg to 3 Kg £79.51
3 kg + (Large items e.g. spin coater) £132.62

Please note that as per our standard terms and conditions, all customers are responsible for paying any import duties or taxes.

Shipping Times

All orders will be processed within 2 working days for in stock items. You will be notified if any items are out of stock, and we can arrange a part shipment of your order if required at no extra cost. All items are sent by courier and average shipping times are listed below. Please note that these do not include time taken to clear items through customs, as this can vary from shipment to shipment. If you would like more detailed information, please contact the office.

  • UK: 1-2 days
  • EU/US: 2-3 days
  • Rest of the world: 2-5 days

Returns and Cancellations

Please inspect all orders on arrival to ensure your products are in good condition.

  • Orders will be processed within 2 working days of receipt. All cancellations should be made within 24 hours of purchase.
  • Please notify us on if you wish to return an order.
  • All returns should be within 21 days of receipt of the items and should be returned as new, undamaged, free of contamination and in the original packaging.
  • The buyer must arrange for the return postage.
  • If the item has been damaged in transit and a replacement is requested then we will require proof of damage. We will not be able to guarantee that the replacement items will still be in stock. If the product is out of stock then a refund will be given.
  • No other fees will be charged.
  • Please note that your receipt will not itemise the VAT on the delivery charge. If you require a full itemised VAT receipt then please email and we will be happy to send you one.