Construction Materials Perfect Self-Leveling Flooring Compounds with VINNAPAS® Polymer Powder

Instructor-led training | Customers


This seminar covers the potential uses and advantages of polymeric binders in self-leveling flooring compounds (SLCs).


Basic knowledge of chemistry



  • Overview of different SLCs
  • Introduction to the function of mineral and polymeric binders
  • Requirements for modern SLCs (European standards, emissions and test methods)


  • Laboratory training on the properties of fresh mortar and of cured SLCs; test methods covered as well

Seminar objectives

Self-leveling flooring compounds must be quick and easy to use, while yielding the smoothest possible surfaces. At the same time, their use in applications must maintain a balance between quality, formulation costs and reliability. As the world leader in high-quality polymeric binders, WACKER POLYMERS meets these needs with specially developed product classes hallmarked by outstanding flow properties.

Target audience

Management and technical personnel from application technology and R&D organizations within the dry-mix mortar industry

Seminar language

German, English

Fee (includes value-added tax)

950.00 EUR

Number of participants

3 - 12


Adolf Himpsl

Adolf Himpsl started his career at WACKER in R&D for organic intermediates. Following a transfer to technical support at Construction Polymers, he was involved in setting up, equipping and supporting the first global technical centers in São Paulo and Singapore in 1998. Since then, he has implemented numerous training programs, both internal and external, and is a co-founder of the WACKER ACADEMY.

Dr. Marion Killat

Dr. Marion Killat studied at the University of Kaiserslautern, earning a doctorate in chemistry. Following a post-doctoral stay in the USA,she started her career at WACKER in 2000, joining the R&D department of WACKER POLYMERS. Since 2006, she has been a member of the WACKER ACADEMY training team, for diverse WACKER POLYMERS applications.

Michael Killermann

Michael Killermann joined WACKER in 1992 in the analytical department. From 1996 to 2008, he worked as a lab technician in the Building & Coatings business team, where he was in charge of technical distributor support for industrial coatings. He was recruited to the WACKER ACADEMY training team as a practical instructor in May 2008.