WACKER’s Podcast Center
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At WACKER's Podcast Center, you can listen to exciting chemistry-related topics as free and portable radio broadcasts whenever you want.
Protection for St. Gotthard
Tens of thousands of vehicles pass through the Gotthard road tunnel every day. In winter, they splash a large amount of water and road salts onto the tunnel walls. In a single night, the tunnel was treated with special water-repellent silanes from WACKER to prevent the salt water from penetrating into the concrete and damaging it.
Solar Power Moves into the Fast Lane
Retinol is the parent compound of vitamin A and a key active ingredient in anti-aging preparations. For it to develop its full effect, it must be protected from external influences. Listen to this episode and find out how WACKER’s cyclodextrins “smuggle” the precious but sensitive substance safely under the surface of the skin.
A Bright Future for Climate Change
Modern LEDs still pose significant challenges for researchers. But investment in development pays off, for the little lamps are significantly more efficient and have a much longer life than to-day’s energy-saving lamps. Listen and find out how a silicone produced by WACKER can help to reduce future energy requirements still further ...