About IONEX Research Corporation

IONEX Research Corporation is an engineering and quality assurance based company that designs and manufactures high-performance process filtration and treatment equipment used in environmental and personnel working atmosphere systems. These systems have been used to protect the environment and personnel from the harmful effects of some of the world's most hazardous chemicals and contaminants. IONEX systems have included the fabrication of vessels, air handling units, air processing and filtration systems, containment and glovebox enclosures, and related piping and material handling systems.  

From our manufacturing plant in Lafayette, Colorado, IONEX provides equipment designed and fabricated from special alloys in accordance with high nuclear and military quality levels.    

Over the past 35 years, IONEX Research Corporation has worked closely with government agencies in developing and testing technologies used in the treatment and destruction of chemical warfare agents and nuclear fission products. IONEX brings this experience and a history of high performance to every project. We are committed to our customers and to a culture of quality that is reflected in the products we deliver.



The IONEX Engineering and Design Department has an established working knowledge of equipment and systems related to the treatment and processing of contaminates from solids, liquids, and flue gas air streams.  Equipment and systems that are used in the areas of nuclear and hazardous chemical environmental clean-up, cryogenics, and pressure vessels.  IONEX Engineering Team has extensive experience designing and performing detailed calculations on large complex vessels and systems. 


Fabrication is performed in our 40,000 ft high-bay manufacturing facility located in Lafayette, Colorado.  Our facility is set up for a wide variety of precision and special alloy sheet metal fabricating and welding.  All work carried out in our facility is built to high level quality standards,  predominately ASME NQA-1.  All of our welders are qualified and certified to ASME Section IX. 


Most all of our products are produced under rigorous quality assurance procedures.  Our quality assurance program is compliant with NRC Criteria 10CFR-50, Appendix B; ANSI N45.2; MIL0I-45208A; and ASME NQA-1.  We are a registered holder of the ASME "U" and "R" stamp.