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Construction Materials SILRES® for Construction Applications

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This seminar provides an overview of the many ways of using silicone applications in construction chemistry.


Basic knowledge of chemistry


SILRES® Training:

  • Basics of silicone chemistry
  • Introduction to the SILRES® and SILRES® BS product classes and to their mode of action and applications.
  • Silane and/or siloxane-based impregnating agents as colorless surface protection for mineral-based substrates, such as bricks, concrete and natural stone
  • Applications of silane/siloxane-based primers.
  • Use of organosilicon coatings for wood surfaces
  • Applications of silicone resins as binders for paints and plasters
  • Siliconates, silanes and siloxanes for in-plant impregnation of building materials
  • Relevant standards and application technology testing (in the lab)
  • Hands-on demonstration in the lab

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Seminar objectives

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

Target audience


Fee (includes value-added tax)

Free of charge

Number of participants

3 – 12


Christian Putz

Christian Putz is technical service manager within the Construction Chemicals business team at WACKER SILICONES. The certified paints and lacquers engineer has been with WACKER since 1998. He has been working as technical service manager for SILRES® silicone resin emulsion paints and plasters for the construction industry since 2007.

Andreas Peic

Andreas Peic joined SILICONES after completing his chemical training at WACKER in 2008. As a member of the Construction Chemicals business team, his responsibilities have included technical support for gypsum, boards and insulating materials. Since 2010, he has been a trainer for SILRES® construction applications at the WACKER ACADEMY. Alongside his job at WACKER, he is currently training to become a certified chemical technician.


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