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Construction Materials Reliable, Lasting Protection for Building Fabric

Instructor-led training | Customers


This seminar will provide a highly practical overview of the potential applications of silicones in the construction industry.


Basic knowledge of chemistry


Day 1:

  • Introduction to silicone chemistry
  • Decorative coatings
  • Hydrophobic impregnation of insulating materials
  • Colorless coating systems
  • Plant tour and practical examples

Day 2:

  • Silanes for concrete protection
  • Additional applications in building protection
  • Lab training on decorative coatings and hydrophobic impregnation

Seminar objectives

This highly practical introduction to silicone chemistry will show you how to utilize the technical and economic potential of silicones in construction applications.

Target audience

Technical and managerial employees from applications, technology marketing, and R&D organizations

Seminar language

German, English

Fee (includes value-added tax)

950.00 EUR

Number of participants

3 - 12


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.

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.