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WACKER provides you with free photos for editorial purposes. Please send us a screenshot or a copy of the printed publication. Use the selection box to find photos of the Group and its products, as well as their applications. Click the desired category to receive an overview with thumbnails. You can then order the photos you need via e-mail.

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CANDY2GUM® Chewy Candy

With the innovative CANDY2GUM® technology, it is now possible to produce confectionery goods that begin like a piece of chewy candy and turn into gum as they are being chewed – creating a completely new mouthfeel

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Lab test: CANDY2GUM® technology

Lab test: The secret behind this confectionery innovation is the production process – CANDY2GUM® products are simply boiled. The premix is ideal for use in both sugary and sugar-free candy mixtures and thus opens up numerous opportunities for novel confec-tionery products

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3D_Silicones_Printer

The new 3D process of Munich-based WACKER operates with extreme precision. The printer robot produces structures with a line width of 0.6 millimeters. The silicone is placed drop by drop, and is immediately firm after application. That enables extremely precise contours to be produced.

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Pachaly_Schuster

Dr. Bernd Pachaly, head of silicones R&D at WACKER, and lab technician Stefanie Schuster developed new formulations for 3D printing in less than a year. The silicone not only needs to be color-fast and free of bubbles, but also has to have suitable flow properties.

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Fig. 04a – d: Picture_Series_3D_Printing

The WACKER 3D process works like an ink-jet printer: the nozzle deposits a drop of silicone precisely at the point determined by the computer program (images 4a and 4b), generating a molded three-dimensional silicone part layer by layer from the virtual drawing (images 4c and 4d).

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