Construction Materials # Modern tile adhesives with VINNAPAS®

Webinar | Customers


This basic session looks at VINNAPAS® polymer powders as polymer binders and their effects in cementitious tile adhesives.


Basic knowledge of chemistry


  • Chemistry of VINNAPAS® products
  • Quality classes, application areas and test methods for tile adhesives
  • Mode of action of polymer binders in tile adhesives
  • Recommending suitable dispersible polymer powders for different tile adhesives
  • Live video link to lab, with demonstration

Seminar objectives

This web seminar will help participants select suitable VINNAPAS® powder grades for different tile adhesives. Participants will learn about the categories of tile adhesives as per EN 12004-1 and about their application areas. The seminar provides fascinating, varied and interactive insights into the world of tile adhesives and into the application and benefits of VINNAPAS®.


2.5 hours

Target audience

Laboratory staff, technicians

Seminar language

English, German

Fee (includes value-added tax)

99.00 EUR

Number of participants

8 - 30


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 and received her doctorate in chemistry at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern. Following a post-doctoral stay in the USA, she started her career at WACKER in research and development at WACKER POLYMERS. Shortly after the founding of WACKER ACADEMY, she became a member of the trainer team with a focus on various products and applications of the POLYMERS division. In 2020, she took over the management of WACKER ACADEMY Europe.

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.