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Architectural Coatings VINNAPAS® and VINNOL® for Architectural Paints, Adhesives and Industrial Coatings

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This seminar provides an overview of the possibilities of polymeric binders for architectural paints, adhesives and coatings


Basic knowledge of chemistry


Module 1: VINNOL® training

  • Introduction to the polymer chemistry of surface coating resins; product family, incl. nomenclature, product classes and applications

Module 2: VINNAPAS® training

  • Introduction to polymer chemistry and polymer binders
  • Dispersions: manufacturing process and mode of action

Part 2.1: Architectural paints

  • Theoretical introduction to VINNAPAS® dispersions for architectural paints
  • Characteristics and test methods in key applications (scrub resistance, PVC & CPVC, gloss, hiding power, etc.); VINNAPAS® products for interior and exterior paints; intumescent coatings; other coatings

Part 2.2: Adhesives

  • Theoretical introduction to VINNAPAS® dispersions for adhesives
  • VINNAPAS® products for segments in the adhesives market, such as paper packaging, wood, floor coverings and pressure-sensitive adhesives; test methods

Seminar language


Seminar objectives

Applications in the construction and coatings industries entail the use of all kinds of raw materials. This seminar will teach participants what they need to know to make ideal use of the potential opportunities of polymeric binders. Starting with the mode of action, the seminar will also cover current uses and test methods for various formulations and applications.

Target audience

Technicians, sales managers, marketing managers

Fee (includes value-added tax)

Free of charge

Number of participants

3 - 12


Michael Killermann

Michael Killermann joined WACKER’s analytical department in 1992. From 1996 to 2008, he worked as a lab technician in the Building & Coatings business team, where he was in charge of technical distributor support for industrial coatings. He was recruited to the WACKER ACADEMY training team as a practical instructor in May 2008.

Adolf Himpsl

Adolf Himpsl started his WACKER career in R&D for organic intermediates. Following a transfer to technical support at Construction Polymers, he was involved in setting up, equipping and supporting the first global technical centers in São Paulo and Singapore in 1998. Since then, he has implemented numerous training programs, both internal and external, and is a co-founder of the WACKER ACADEMY.

Dr. Marion Killat

Dr. Marion Killat studied at the University of Kaiserslautern, earning a doctorate in chemistry. Following a post-doctoral stay in the USA,she started her career at WACKER in 2000, joining the R&D department of WACKER POLYMERS. Since 2006, she has been a member of the WACKER ACADEMY training team, for diverse WACKER POLYMERS applications.

Dr. Christoph Beyer

Dr. Christoph Beyer is a chemist and studied at the Technical University of Munich and Regensburg University. After finishing his doctoral thesis on organic chemistry, he began his career at WACKER in 2011, as a deputy operations manager. As technical manager at WACKER POLYMERS, he has led the applications laboratory for surface coatings resins since 2016. In 2017, he has also became a WACKER ACADEMY trainer.

Dr. Holger Poths

Dr. Holger Poths completed his chemistry PhD, which focused on polymer synthesis. He was a technical service manager for nonwoven / textile customers for over 17 years at WACKER POLYMERS and AIR PRODUCTS POLYMERS (APP). Since 2008, he has been platform manager for nonwovens, heading three chemical labs dedicated to application development and technical service for EU customers. Since March 2012, he has been platform champion of the global competency center for nonwovens, incl. second-level technical support in Asia.


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