Press gallery - Wacker Chemie AG

Press gallery

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    Cyclodextrine Complex

    Molecular model of a cyclodextrin-retinol complex: The retinol molecule fits very snugly inside the gamma-cyclodextrin, but is so long that it sticks out of the ends – two cyclodextrins are therefore used to protect it.

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    Cystein Fermenter

    WACKER is the only company in the world capable of producing the highest-purity cysteine from bacteria using a fermentation process. The bacteria produce cysteine non-stop, flushing the amino acid they produce through their cell membrane into the nutrient medium in the fermenter tanks.

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    Silanes Waterreplellent

    The surface of an impregnated bridge pier immediately after application (close-up photograph). The silane-containing, high-viscosity water-repellent was applied in a layer some 0.65 mm thick. This provides adequate penetration for effectively protecting the concrete.

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    Silanes Bridges

    Quality control: Drill samples serve to monitor the depth to which the water repellent has penetrated.

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    Cystein Hair

    WACKER's vegetarian cysteine can be used to prepare hair for a “perm”, replacing the pungent thioglycolic acid currently used in Europe for this purpose.

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