Construction Materials Perfect Floor Surfaces - VINNAPAS® Polymer Binders in Self-Leveling Floor Screeds.

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This course will show you the advantages of using VINNAPAS® polymer binders in self-leveling floor screeds


Basic knowledge of chemistry


  • Overview of different SLC types
  • Raw materials and additives
  • Polymer binders and their importance for SLCs
  • Mineral binder systems and their effects: Portland cement, calcium aluminate cement, ettringite-based binders
  • Requirements and standards for VOCs in flooring
  • Practical work with SLCs, including guidelines for carrying out relevant test methods
  • Current market trends

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Seminar objectives

In this seminar, you will learn about the different types of self-leveling flooring compounds and the advantages of using polymer binders for this application. The course will also cover current US and European standards for self-leveling compounds (SLCs).

Target audience

Technical managers, R&D managers, chemists, lab technicians and salespeople with technical backgrounds

Fee (includes value-added tax)

Charges applicable

Number of participants

5 - 8


George Tessier

George is the technical service manager for Wacker Chemical Corporation’s Construction Polymers Business Unit – Americas. George has been with WACKER since September 2009 and has more than 38 years of experience in the construction chemicals industry. George manages a team of chemists and technicians at the Allentown facility responsible for the technical support of WACKER POLYMERS customers throughout North America. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from the University of Vermont. He came to WACKER from BASF, where he was the group leader for Cementitious Products & EIFS. Previously, he had been the R&D manager for Harris Specialty Chemicals / Thoro Systems.


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