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WACKER ACADEMY Europe

Burghausen, Germany

The Burghausen site is at the very heart of WACKER. All the company’s business divisions are based here and almost the whole of Engineering. What’s more, Burghausen is WACKER’s largest production site. Customers from all over the globe attend the seminars held by WACKER ACADEMY Europe, where they experience WACKER close up.

It All Started with WACKER ACADEMY Europe

When we opened the first WACKER construction-chemistry training center – the VINNAPAS® ACADEMY – in Burghausen in 2007, we quickly realized that we had a hit on our hands. Demand for seminars that linked the basics of construction chemistry with practical training was huge. construction experts from all over the world began coming to Burghausen as early as 2008 to broaden their knowledge. And so WACKER ACADEMY was born – a unique service offering within the industry.

We offer

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Main topics covered

  • The fundamentals of silicone and polymer chemistry
  • Polymers and silicones for the construction industry
  • Polymers and silicones for industrial coatings
  • Polymers and silicones for the adhesives and sealants industries
  • Silicones for healthcare and personal care
  • Polymers and silicones for the automotive industry
  • Silicones for energy, electrical engineering and electronics

Training formats

  • Theoretical and practical classroom training
  • Live demonstrations
  • Individual courses given at the customer’s premises
  • Organization of symposia and groups of experts
  • Online training

Seminars in Europe (Burghausen)

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Advanced Seminar for Construction Applications: SILRES® Product Class

Europe (Burghausen) Presence Customers

This seminar will teach participants what they need to know to make ideal use of potential opportunities for silicones in construction chemicals.

Upon request

Advanced Seminar: HDK® – Pyrogenic Silica

Europe (Burghausen) Presence Distributors

This seminar provides an in-depth understanding of the possibilities that HDK® offers as a performance additive.

Upon request

Application Technology Training: Personal Care

Europe (Burghausen) Presence Distributors

This seminar provides an interesting overview of the possibilities of silicones in personal care applications.

Jun 23, 2020 (08:30 AM CET) - Jun 26, 2020 (04:00 PM CET) English

Basic Seminar: HDK® Pyrogenic Silica

Europe (Burghausen) Presence Distributors

This seminar provides basic information on HDK® manufacturing, products and applications.

Upon request

Open Print Lab

Europe (Burghausen) Presence Customers

In our Open Print Lab, we will show you the opportunities afforded by 3D printing with silicone.

Upon request

Optimized Tile Adhesives with VINNAPAS® Dispersible Polymer Powders

Europe (Burghausen) Presence Customers

In this seminar you will learn the key advantages of VINNAPAS® dispersible polymer powders in different tile adhesives.

Upon request

Perfect Self-Leveling Flooring Compounds with VINNAPAS® Polymer Powder

Europe (Burghausen) Presence Customers

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

Upon request

Reliable, Lasting Protection for Building Fabric

Europe (Burghausen) Presence Customers

This seminar will provide a highly practical overview of the potential applications of silicones in the construction industry.

Upon request

SILRES® for Construction Applications

Europe (Burghausen) Presence Customers

This seminar provides an overview of the many ways of using silicone applications in construction chemistry.

Upon request

SILRES® for Construction Applications

Europe (Burghausen) Presence Distributors

This seminar will teach participants what they need to know to make ideal use of potential opportunities for silicones in construction chemicals.

Mar 04, 2020 (08:30 AM CET) - Mar 05, 2020 (05:00 PM CET) English
Nov 04, 2020 (08:30 AM CET) - Nov 05, 2020 (05:00 PM CET) English

Saving Energy – VINNAPAS® Polymeric Binders for ETICS

Europe (Burghausen) Presence Customers

This seminar covers the advantages of polymeric binders in external thermal insulation composite systems (ETICS).

Upon request

Technical Service Course: Household Care & Tissue

Europe (Burghausen) Presence Distributors

This seminar provides overview of the possibilities of silicones in household care and tissue applications.

Jun 29, 2020 (08:30 AM CET) - Jun 30, 2020 (05:00 PM CET) English

The Versatility of Silicone Rubber

Europe (Burghausen) Presence Customers

This seminar offers an in-depth overview of the different grades of silicone rubber, including options for processing them.

Upon request

VINNAPAS® and VINNOL® for Architectural Paints, Adhesives and Industrial Coatings

Europe (Burghausen) Presence Distributors

This seminar provides an overview of the possibilities of polymeric binders for architectural paints, adhesives and coatings

Feb 04, 2020 (08:30 AM CET) - Feb 06, 2020 (05:00 PM CET) English

VINNAPAS® for Construction Applications

Europe (Burghausen) Presence Distributors

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.

May 12, 2020 (08:30 AM CET) - May 14, 2020 (05:00 PM CET) English

VINNAPAS® for Construction Applications I

Europe (Burghausen) Presence 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.

Apr 21, 2020 (08:30 AM CET) - Apr 23, 2020 (04:00 PM CET) English

VINNAPAS® for Construction Applications II

Europe (Burghausen) Presence Distributors

This seminar will give you a more in-depth understanding of cement, polymeric binders and their applications.

Oct 06, 2020 (08:30 AM CET) - Oct 08, 2020 (04:00 PM CET) English

VINNAPAS® for Construction Applications II

Europe (Burghausen) Presence Customers

This seminar will give you a more in-depth understanding of cement, polymeric binders and their applications.

Sep 22, 2020 (08:30 AM CET) - Sep 24, 2020 (04:00 PM CET) English

Webinar: HDK® Basics: Product Portfolio and Applications

Europe (Burghausen) Webinar Distributors

This webinar provides a general overview of HDK®.

Upon request

Webinar: HDK® in Adhesives

Europe (Burghausen) Webinar Distributors

This webinar covers the rheological impact of HDK® in conventional adhesive systems.

Upon request English

Webinar: HDK® in Coatings

Europe (Burghausen) Webinar Distributors

This webinar will introduce you to the use of HDK® for formulating coatings.

Upon request English

Webinar: HDK® in the Life-Science Sector: Pharmaceuticals, Food, Cosmetics

Europe (Burghausen) Webinar Distributors

This webinar covers HDK®, both as an auxiliary material for pharmaceutical and food applications, and as an ingredient in cosmetic products.

Jul 14, 2020 (03:00 PM - 04:00 PM CET) English

Webinar: Perfect Floor Installation with VINNAPAS®

Europe (Burghausen) Webinar Distributors

This webinar will provide some preliminary insight into the use of polymeric binders in the production of mineral-based self-leveling flooring compounds (SLCs).

Feb 12, 2020 (01:00 PM - 02:00 PM CET) English

Webinar: SILRES® HP: Epoxy Coatings with Unparalleled Weathering Stability

Europe (Burghausen) Webinar Distributors

This webinar offers an introduction to SILRES® HP 2000 and provides an overview of its applications.

Nov 12, 2019 (03:00 PM - 04:00 PM CET) English
Apr 28, 2020 (03:00 PM - 04:00 PM CET) English
Nov 16, 2020 (09:00 AM - 10:00 AM CET) English

Webinar: SILRES® Intermediates – Strength from Within

Europe (Burghausen) Webinar Distributors

This webinar offers an overview of the fundamental properties of silicone intermediates.

Nov 13, 2019 (09:00 AM - 10:00 AM CET) English
Apr 28, 2020 (04:00 PM - 05:00 PM CET) English
Nov 16, 2020 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CET) English

Webinar: SILRES® Silicone Resins – Binders for Highly Heat-Resistant Coatings

Europe (Burghausen) Webinar Distributors

This webinar provides an overview of the different SILRES® silicone resin binders for industrial coatings.

Nov 12, 2019 (09:00 AM - 10:30 AM CET) English
Nov 13, 2019 (03:00 PM - 04:30 PM CET) English
Apr 28, 2020 (09:00 AM - 10:30 AM CET) English
Nov 16, 2020 (03:00 PM - 04:30 PM CET) English

Webinar: The Ideal Cementitious Tile Adhesive (CTA) with VINNAPAS®

Europe (Burghausen) Webinar Distributors

This webinar will provide some preliminary insight into the use of polymeric binders in various grades of tile adhesive.

Feb 11, 2020 (01:00 PM - 02:00 PM CET) English

Webinar: VINNAPAS® Dispersions as Ideal Binders for State-of-the-Art Architectural Paints

Europe (Burghausen) Webinar Distributors

This webinar offers an initial overview of the uses and advantages of dispersions for decorative interior and exterior paints.

Feb 13, 2020 (01:00 PM - 02:30 PM CET) English

Webinar: Welcome to the World of VINNAPAS®

Europe (Burghausen) Webinar Distributors

This seminar provides a beginner’s overview of the many applications and advantages of polymeric binders.

Feb 10, 2020 (01:00 PM - 02:30 PM CET) English

WACKER ACADEMY Europe is of interest to you if

  • You and your employees want to understand our products and applications in detail and you wish to intensify your knowledge
  • You want to give new employees training, specific to our products and applications
  • You are interested in new ways of meeting the needs of your market

Wacker Chemie AG

WACKER ACADEMY Europe
Johannes-Hess-Strasse 24
84489 Burghausen
Germany
+49 8677 83-0

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