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Construction Materials #The World of VINNAPAS® – Properties and Applications in Modern Dry-Mix Mortars Module 1
Webinar | Customers & Distributors
Module 1: Basic Chemistry and general Product Recommendation
This introductory session in our seminar series The World of VINNAPAS® – Properties and Applications in Modern Dry-Mix Mortars looks at the chemistry of our polymer binders and their nomenclature.
Basic knowledge of chemistry
- From monomers to polymer dispersions and dispersible polymer powders
- VINNAPAS® nomenclature
- Live video link to lab, with demonstration
This web seminar conveys basic knowledge about the production of our polymer dispersions and dispersible polymer powders, including their physical properties and nomenclature. The seminar provides fascinating, varied and interactive insights into the world of monomers and polymers and into VINNAPAS® applications.
Technicians, sales managers and marketing managers
Fee (includes value-added tax)49.00 EUR
Number of participants5 - 30
Dr. Hardy Herold
Dr. Hardy Herold studied Chemistry at the Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen (Germany), and obtained a doctorate in the field of geophysics. After spending two years at KWU (Siemens subsidiary), he started at WACKER POLYMERS in October 1989, working in Technical Marketing, where he supported customers around the world. During this period, he spent substantial periods abroad, including as technical center head in both Moscow (Russia) and Allentown (USA). Since November 2021, Dr. Herold has been a trainer at WACKER ACADEMY Europe.
Dr. Marion Killat
Dr. Marion Killat studied and received her doctorate in chemistry at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern. Following a post-doctoral stay in the USA, she started her career at WACKER in research and development at WACKER POLYMERS. Shortly after the founding of WACKER ACADEMY, she became a member of the trainer team with a focus on various products and applications of the POLYMERS division. In 2020, she took over the management of WACKER ACADEMY Europe.
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.