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Construction Materials SILRES® Silicone Products for Protection of Wood and Masonry Substrates

Instructor-led training | Customers & Distributors


This seminar will show you how to use SILRES® silicone to protect your wood and masonry substrates against water damage.


Basic knowledge of chemistry


  • Definitions and basics of silicone chemistry
  • Protection of a wide variety of mineral and wood substrates
  • Hands-on training on application and performance of penetrating sealers

Seminar objectives

Protect your masonry and wood substrates with WACKER’s SILRES® silicone water repellents. In this seminar, you will learn how to select the ideal water repellent in order to optimize the level of protection.

Target audience

Chemists in the coatings, adhesives and sealants industries, contractors, architects and specifiers of protective sealers

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Fee (includes value-added tax)

0.00 EUR

Number of participants

5 - 8


Amanda Andrews

Amanda joined WACKER in 2011 as a Chemist in the Construction Chemicals Business Team after working at ICI Paint, Flint Ink, Akzo Nobel and BASF. She holds an MS in Materials and Chemical Synthesis from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a BSc in Polymers and Coatings Technology from Eastern Michigan University. She is currently the Technical Manager of the Decorative Coatings, Anti-stain and Enhancers market segment.

Victoria Eshoo

Victoria holds a Bachelors of Chemistry from Roosevelt University in Chicago, IL. She joined Wacker in 2017 in the Decorative Coatings Group as a Chemist. She offers over 20yrs of formulating coating experience including solvent and waterbased systems as decorative and functional coatings that serve convential architectural, elastomers, electrical conductive and roof markets. Her prior employers include Valspar/Sherwin-Williams, Quest Construction Products (now part of GAF) and Sto Corp.

Andrew Pearson

Andrew, a Chemist with the Construction Silicones Business Team has been with WACKER since 2014. He is responsible for formulating new and existing products for use in the decorative coatings market, as well as to give technical support to customers using WACKER products. Andrew has a BS in Molecular Biology from Liberty University. Prior to working with WACKER, he was a Quality Assurance Chemist at Chemtura / Great Lakes Chemical.