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Construction Materials Optimized Tile Adhesives with VINNAPAS® Dispersible Polymer Powders

Instructor-led training | Customers


In this seminar you will learn the key advantages of VINNAPAS® dispersible polymer powders in different tile adhesives.


Basic knowledge of chemistry



  • Introduction to polymer chemistry and to the VINNAPAS® product portfolio for tile adhesives
  • Different categories of tile adhesives
  • Impact of the resin/cement ratio on the physical properties of the hardened mortar
  • Impact of various mortar components
  • Tile adhesive testing according to EN standards


  • Practical laboratory training on tile adhesive properties
  • Tour through WACKER’s applications laboratories

Seminar objectives

Through theoretical training units and practical demonstrations and tests, you will learn the key advantages of VINNAPAS® dispersible polymer powders in different tile adhesives. Knowing how polymeric binders work in tile adhesives will open up new opportunities.

Target audience

Management and technical personnel from application technology and R&D organizations within the dry-mix mortar industry

Seminar language

German, English

Fee (includes value-added tax)

950.00 EUR

Number of participants

3 - 12


Adolf Himpsl

Adolf Himpsl started his career at WACKER 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.

Michael Killermann

Michael Killermann joined WACKER in 1992 in the analytical department. 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.