Adhesives Importance of Polymer Binders in Tile Adhesives and Tile Grouts

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This course will introduce participants to the advantages of polymer-modified cementitious tile adhesives


Basic knowledge of chemistry


  • Definition of a tile adhesive
  • Advantages of polymer-modified cementitious tile adhesives
  • Comparison of thick-bed and thin-bed technologies
  • How to work with thin-bed technology
  • Standards and test methods

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Seminar objectives

During this seminar, you will learn about the many advantages of modern thin-bed technology and receive practical demonstrations on how to work with it. This will help you understand the application process better and at the same time expose you to different aspects of better tiling.

Target audience

Architects, civil contractors, builders and developers

Fee (includes value-added tax)

On request

Number of participants

3 - 5


Trainer: Malik Jamal Jaffar Ali, Jayne Ramos, Alex Tan


Malik Jamal Jaffar Ali

Malik holds a Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering from the National University of Singapore and has co-authored several patents. He joined WACKER in 2011 and currently heads its technical centers in Southeast Asia. He is a frequent speaker at symposiums and seminars related to his area of expertise on the advantages of polymer-modified dry-mix mortar applications.

Jayne Ramos

Jayne holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Mapua Insitute of Technology in the Philippines. With years of experience in architectural and industrial coatings in the Philippines and in Singapore, she joined WACKER in 2016 and is responsible for technical service support in Singapore, the Philippines and Myanmar.

Alex Tan

Alex holds a master’s degree in Polymer Science and Technology from Loughborough University in the UK. He joined WACKER in 2012 and is responsible for technical service support in Malaysia and Thailand.


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