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Construction Materials VINNAPAS® for Construction Applications II

Instructor-led training | Customers


This seminar will give you a more in-depth understanding of cement, polymeric binders and their applications.


Basic knowledge of chemistry



  • Chemistry of polymeric dispersions and dispersible polymer powders
  • Suitable VINNAPAS® products for dry-mix mortars
  • The chemistry and properties of cement
  • Modern tile adhesives and their installation and testing
  • Lasting external thermal insulation composite systems, including installation, testing and EU regulations
  • Efficient self-leveling flooring compounds, and their installation and testing

Laboratory training sessions on the following:

  • Advanced tile adhesives
  • Installation and testing of external thermal insulation composite systems, including tests on a real test wall
  • Flow properties of self-leveling flooring compounds


  • WACKER plant tour
  • Analysis of polymers and mortars, including a tour through the polymer analysis lab
  • Group discussion with experts on individual applications (optional)

Seminar objectives

Target audience

Technicians, sales managers and marketing managers with a solid foundation in the subject area

Seminar language


Fee (includes value-added tax)

1150.00 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.