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About Silchemy

Silchemy is a scientific consulting firm with broad capabilities and long experience in advanced materials and solution of problems. Scientific knowledge, expertise and creativity are the foundations for our capabilities in:

Vibration damage


Scientific consulting


Litigation support


Nondestructive product
examination and testing


Software products


Technical publications

Silchemy's consulting and litigation support activities demand immediate and competent service, with concern for the client's challenges and appropriate confidentiality. You can depend on us to be there when you need us, no matter what the time or place, with the right information and help. We take the same approach toward our software  and technical document customers. You'll get immediate help, straight talk and reliable answers when you work with us - without wasting your time and money.


  • Services - descriptions of how we can help with scientific consulting and litigation support problems
  • Products - descriptions and links to more information about our software and technical documents
  • Construction Vibration Damage - help for homeowners and others who feel they have experienced damage to their property due to construction
  • Information - more information about some of our products
  • Downloads - free trial software and informational documents for download.


Following the links on all these pages will take you to pages with more detailed information and support links for products. You can also find direct Support links below. We encourage you to look at the site to get a better idea of our capabilities and how we have used them to help our clients and customers.

About Us

Silchemy's principal, Dr. John M. Zeigler, is an award-winning scientist with many years of experience in research, consulting and litigation support. He holds more than 30 U.S. and foreign patents, has over 20 registered copyrights, has authored or co-authored more than 60 scientific papers in the peer-reviewed scientific literature, and is co-editor and co-author of the ACS Advances in Chemistry reference book, Silicon-Based Polymer Science - A Comprehensive Resource. Dr. Zeigler is a co-recipient of an R&D 100 award for his work in  novel silicon-based photoresists. He has served on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and has organized or co-organized a number of international scientific meetings. He has extensive personal experience as a scientific resource in construction vibration damage claims.

Online Support and Help

Product Information/Download: Construction Vibration Damage Guide (CVDG, Homeowner and Pro versions)  SPCALC 
Customer SupportOnline SPCALC Support and Download


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