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Construction Materials External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems

Instructor-led training | Customers


This seminar will give you an overview of ETICS components and the advantages of using polymer binders. Market trends, requirements, standards and test methods will be discussed as well.


Basic knowledge of chemistry



  • The facade – an important energy-saving component
  • Current market trends
  • System components and installation
  • Polymer binders and their importance for ETICS
  • Requirements and standards
  • Silicone-resin-based coating systems
  • Effective water-repellent treatment
  • Colorless impegnating agents
  • Practical exercises with a complete ETICS system; participants will use a climatic testing wall to carry out relevant test methods on test samples


Lab training on test methods and on the properties of fresh and hardened mortar

Seminar objectives

During this two-day intensive seminar, you will learn about individual ETICS components and the advantages of using polymer binders for this application. You will also receive comprehensive information on silicone-resin-based exterior coatings, and will find out more about current market trends, potential savings, and European standards and codes of practice. We will demonstrate how to install these systems correctly, and how to carry out the comprehensive tests required.

Target audience

Technical managers and R&D managers with a basic knowledge of construction chemistry

Seminar language

English, Russian

Fee (includes value-added tax)

0.00 EUR

Number of participants

2 - 10


Georgy Syaduk

Georgy Syaduk graduated from Moscow State University, Chemistry department. He joined WACKER’s Construction Silicones business unit in May 2009 as a technical manager. He is responsible for laboratory trials, training, seminars and technical support for customers in Russia and CIS countries. Since May 2011, he is responsible for training facilities as head of the WACKER ACADEMY in Moscow.

Vadim Epstein

Vadim Epstein holds a Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry from the D. Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia. In 1996, he took a position as R&D director at GLIMS Production. He has been a technical manager for Construction Polymers at the WACKER Moscow technical center since December 2013, where he is in charge of lab trials, technical support and seminars for customers in Russia and Ukraine.

Ruben Akopyan

Ruben Akopyan joined WACKER in May 2011 as a technical assistant in the Polymers division, working in the Moscow technical center. He has been a technical manager for Construction Polymers since January 2012. He is currently responsible for seminars, laboratory testing and customer support for customers in Russia and Armenia.