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Release Coatings DEHESIVE® Silicone Release Coatings for Paper and Film

Instructor-led training | Customers


This seminar focuses on all aspects of production of release liners and labelstock using WACKER’s DEHESIVE® silicone release coatings.


Basic knowledge of chemistry


  • Definitions and basics of silicone release chemistry
  • Proper selection of appropriate materials for specific performance requirements
  • Differences between solvent-free and emulsion release coatings technologies
  • Hands-on experience: solvent-free mixing and coating
  • Emulsion mixing and coating
  • Performance testing
  • Safe handling of silicone hydride materials
  • Regulatory overview

Seminar objectives

This course is a combination of theory and hands-on experience. Release coatings are critical to the function of pressure-sensitive labelstock constructions. Understanding the chemistry and processing of silicone release coatings is essential to the successful development and production of release liners and labelstock. WACKER’s DEHESIVE®silicone release coatings are ideal for almost any pressure-sensitive adhesive application since they can be tailored to the specific application. Let us show you how to get the most of your release liner.

Target audience

Recommended for chemists and process engineers as well as others who need a better understanding of how WACKER’s DEHESIVE® silicone release coatings can provide optimum solutions for your release coatings.

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Fee (includes value-added tax)

0.00 EUR

Number of participants

5 - 8


Christine Klingler

Christine, a Chemist in the Release Coatings Team, joined WACKER in 2012. She is responsible for technical customer support and product development. Christine holds a BS in Biology from Hillsdale College. Before joining WACKER, she spent five years at Dow Chemical working as a Manufacturing and Process Support Analytical Chemist.

Tim Rummel

Joining WACKER in 2012 as a Technical Manager in the Release Coatings Division, Tim brought 13 years of experience with him in the market. He is responsible for providing broad technical support to all WACKER label and liner release coating customers in North and Central America and to develop innovative new products for new and existing markets. Tim has an MBA from Wayne State University as well as a BS in Paper Science and a BS in Chemistry from Western Michigan University.