AXT – Leading Supplier of High End Scientific Equipment

AXT is Australia’s leading distributor of high-end scientific instruments. They represent more than 30 international suppliers ranging from multinationals to innovative startups. It is their mission to source cutting edge technologies and making them available to local researchers and scientists, with the aim of keeping Australia at the forefront of technology.

While they operate in fields such as materials science, life science and non-destructive testing, they have also been intimately involved with the mining and minerals industry for many years. They offer a range of solutions to those involved in minerals analysis including XRD, XRF, computed tomography, Raman spectroscopy and sample preparation systems.

Mining Related Suppliers

AXT represents suppliers that manufacture instrumentation for the mining industry including:

  • TESCAN – automated mineralogy
  • Rigaku – XRD and XRF
  • Sigray – MicroXRF
  • Yxlon – Computed tomography
  • Katanax – Fusion machines
  • Selfrag – Selective fragmentation
  • SciAps – Portable XRF and LIBS
  • Orbis – Crushers and pulverisers
  • Hirox – 3D digital microscopes
  • Nanophoton – Raman microscopes


Founded in 1992, AXT are headquartered in Sydney with offices in Melbourne and Perth. Amongst their staff are highly-educated product managers who are well-versed in their respective products, technologies and their applications. They work closely with and are supported by experts and applications scientists from their respective suppliers.


AXT Service

AXT’s customers are backed up by a team of highly-trained engineers that provide service (breakdown and preventative maintenance) to customers throughout the Oceania region. They regularly undertake factory training to ensure their skills are kept up-to-date. With engineers located throughout Australia, AXT are able to offer rapid onsite response when required.