Construction Materials VINNAPAS® for Construction Applications I
Instructor-led training | Customers
In addition to providing an introduction to the chemical processes underlying our polymeric binders, this course will focus primarily on reviewing their most important applications.
Basic knowledge of chemistry
- Introduction to polymer chemistry and polymer binders
- Manufacturing process and mode of action of dispersions and dispersible polymer powders
- Product classes for VINNAPAS® dispersions and polymer powders
- Theoretical and hands-on training on the function, standards and composition of polymer-modified dry-mix mortars: tile adhesives, grout mortars, self-leveling flooring compounds, external thermal insulation composite systems, concrete repair mortars, waterproofing membranes
Covering both theory and practice, this course will teach you how dry-mix mortars are structured and how polymeric binders can improve their properties in diverse applications.
Technicians, R&D Specialists
Fee (includes value-added tax)950.00 EUR
Number of participants3 - 12
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 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.