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WACKER’s Podcast Center

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At WACKER's Podcast Center, you can listen to exciting chemistry-related topics as free and portable radio broadcasts whenever you want.

The Fascination Of Chemistry – WACKER’s Audio Magazine

Our "Fascination of Chemistry" podcast shows you how chemistry ensures perfectly functioning products in all areas of life

Custom-designed building protection

Bitumen coatings prevent water from entering the foundation or the roof of a building. When you add polymers from WACKER’s VINNEVA® product range to the bitumen emulsion, the mass adheres better to the substrate, yet at the same time, it’s less sticky. Also, it repels water more effectively than other products. Since the composition of bitumen differs depending on where it is sourced, WACKER offers a customized solution for each application."

Milk Foam for the Senses

Every self-respecting barista wants to achieve perfect latte art – works of art created in the foam of milk or milk substitutes. WACKER BIOSOLUTIONS developed CAVAMAX W6 especially for premium barista products. It makes creative artwork possible that not only looks perfect, but also keeps its shape for even longer, while enhancing flavor.

Low-Emission Paints

An unpleasant odor often lingers in the room after the walls have been painted. This is caused by the volatile organic compounds in the paint. WACKER chemists have succeeded in developing a binder for paints that only emits minimal amounts of such undesirable substances. VINNAPAS® EP 3560 even meets the Scandinavian ecolabel's stringent requirements - and makes the paint disperse better than before, while preventing salts from forming white spots on the paint.

Standing Up to Damp

Waterproofing membranes are indispensable in protecting the building fabric against damp. But until now, it was not possible to use a toothed applicator to apply them, the tool of choice among workman in this country. The mass simply wasn’t firm enough, and the ridges merged. That’s why WACKER developed the polymer VINNAPAS® 7150 E, which solved the problem

Polymer Concrete for Olympic Buildings

The architecture of the Olympic venue in Munich is in a class of its own. What few people know is that the builings were among the first to have a polymer-modified mortar blended in with their concete. Polymers like VAE from WACKER make concrete more flexible and improve its adhesion.

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