Custom Synthesis

Custom Synthesis

Custom & Toll Manufacturing

Silar Laboratories can perform custom and toll conversions on a proprietary basis. Our versatile production area is well equipped to handle many different types of chemical production on an ongoing basis.

We have the ability to evaluate and execute confidentiality agreements in an efficient and rapid manor. Technology transfers are conducted by PhD, MS. and B.S. chemists with significant customer interaction with all of our personnel. Coverage of production start ups by our customer’s technical personnel is routine and the monitoring of subsequent production is left to the customer’s discretion.

Custom Synthesis Inquiries

Our facilities have been audited by our customers on many occasions for compliance with their quality, environmental and safety criteria and we are ISO certified. Our staff is committed to providing these services in a rapid and efficient manner.

Silar Laboratories Capabilities

Custom SynthesisSilar Laboratories produces organosilanes, silicones and related materials for pharmaceutical, electronics, industrial and R&D use. The manufacturing facilities are capable of producing kilos to multi-ton scale between our two sites in NY and NC.

The following equipment is installed:

  • State-of-the-art kilo lab with fourteen large walks in hoods.
  • Three 100 gal glass lined reactor systems with 30 plate high vacuum stills (<10 mm Hg).
  • One 200 gal glass lined reactor system with 30 plate high vacuum still (<10 mm Hg).
  • One 500 gal glass lined reactor system with 18 plate normal vacuum still (>20 mm Hg).
  • One 500 gal Hastelloy reactor system with 18 plate normal vacuum still (>20 mm Hg).
  • One 30, 50 and 300 gal glass lined reactors.
  • Two 500 gal glass lined reactors.
  • A flare and counter-current scrubber to handle odorous materials.
  • Various solids handling equipment including a 150 gal Guedu (Rosenmund type) filter/dryer.
  • A 27 ft, 60 theoretical plate distillation column serviced by a 300 gal glass lined reactor.
  • Wiped film evaporators, two inch and four inch.

Some important notes:

Reactors can operate between -20 ºC and +230 ºC. Vacuum distillations are performed down to 1mm Hg.

Analytical instrumentation includes:

On-Site: AA, GC, GPC, HPLC, FTIR, DSC, auto-titrator, automatic Karl Fischer, Ion Chromatography, pH, Flame Photometer for Na & K, Brookfield LVD viscometer, and APHA color
Available through off-site partnerships:  LCMS, Prep LC, GCMS, NMR and ICP


Silar Laboratories

Mailing Address:
PO Box 218
Riegelwood, NC 28456

Manufacturing Facility:
333 Neils Eddy Road
Riegelwood, NC 28456

Tel: 910-655-4212
Fax: 910-655-8201

Monomer-Polymer & Dajac

4667 Somerton Road
Trevose, PA 19053, USA

Tel: (215) 364-1155
Fax: (215) 364-1583


1017 W 9th Ave
King of Prussia, PA 19406, USA

Tel: (610) 337-3762
Fax: (610) 337-3782

Norquay Technology

Mailing Address:
PO Box 468
Chester, PA 19016-0468 USA

Manufacturing Facility:
800 W Front Street
Chester, PA 19013

Tel: +1 (610) 874-4330
+1 (610) 874-3575


4667 Somerton Road. Trevose, PA 19053, USA
Email: Tel: (215) 364-1155 Fax: (215) 364-1583

Global Distributors


Kurihara Building, 2-12
Uchikanda 3-chome, Chiyodaku
Tokyo 101-0047 Japan.

Tel: 03-3258-5031
Fax: 03-3258-6535

PM Separations

PO Box 498
Capalaba DC, Australia.

Tel: +61 7 3390 1096
Fax: +61 7 3390 1370

QMX Labs

Bolford Street, Thaxted
Essex, CM6 2PY, UK.

Tel: +44 (0)1371 831611
Fax: +44 (0)1371 831622