Composites & Molding

Production Processes

The requirements of the end product determine how thermosets are processed: in open or closed molds, at high or low temperatures. WACKER supplies the right additives and auxiliaries to control and optimize these processes.

WACKER Products

  • VINNAPAS® solid resins as low-profile additives
  • HDK® for controlling flow properties
  • GENIOSIL® for bonding organic and inorganic materials
  • ELASTOSIL® for vacuum bag production


  • Sheet molding compound (SMC)
  • Bulk molding compound (BMC)
  • Hand lay-up
  • Spray-up technique
  • Infusion process
  • Prepreg process
  • Pultrusion
  • Resin transfer molding (RTM)