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Architectural Coatings Silicones for Decorative Coatings

Instructor-led training | Customers & Distributors


This seminar focuses on the basics of silicone chemistry for paints and coatings, and describes the role of silicone resins and additives in exterior and interior coatings.


Basic knowledge of chemistry/coatings


  • Overview of silicone chemistry
  • Silicone resins, silicone additives and their interactions with other coating ingredients
  • Functionalities that can be added to a coating through the use of silicone

Seminar objectives

This course will provide customers with the basics of silicones for decorative coating applications, giving participants the tools they need to develop optimized, innovative products.

Target audience

Technical and marketing personnel in the paints and coatings industry. May also be helpful to customer sales teams wishing to provide better support for sales development.

Seminar language

English, Portuguese, Spanish

Fee (includes value-added tax)

0.00 EUR

Number of participants

3 - 20


Pedro Marani

Technical Manager for Construction Silicones in South America, Pedro Marani is a Bachelor in Chemistry from University of São Paulo, Master in Polymer Chemistry from University of São Paulo and MBA in Innovation Manager from Business School Sao Paulo, with more than a decade of experience in the Construction Chemicals industry in companies such as Dow Chemical and MC-Bauchemie. Working in Wacker Brasil since 2013, his main activities are in silicone specialties for the construction and coatings industry, developing new applications and solutions for the local market.