Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd. | Independent manufacturer of performance and speciality chemicals

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Technical Capabilities

technical capabilities

Complex and multi-step synthesis

Thomas Swan offers a wide range of complex and multi-step synthesis capabilities. Our aim is to provide a fast, flexible and confidential service. The following list details our current range of synthetic capabilities:

  • Reductions - hydride reactions
  • Alkylations - dimethyl and diethyl sulphate
  • Halogenations - specificity in chlorinations and brominations
  • Polymerisations - polyamides and polyurethanes
  • Diazotisations
  • Nitrations - principally in acetic acid
  • Aminations - with a wide range of amines

General technologies performed include:

  • Amidation
  • Amination
  • Chlorination
  • Cyclisation
  • Friedel Crafts
  • Grignard
  • Hydrogenation
  • Isomerisation
  • Nitration
  • Oxidation
  • Polymerisation
  • Sulphonation
  • Thiocyanation

technical capabilities

Extensive laboratory facilities are available for custom synthesis and contract research:

  • Drying
  • Grinding and milling
  • Formulation
  • High temperature reactions
  • Bulk storage

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