Press gallery - Wacker Chemie AG

Press gallery

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    Silicone Fluids

    Silicone fluids are used in the cosmetics and consumer goods industries, among others. WACKER is the first company in the world to produce silicone fluids without the use of fossil resources.

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    Test VINNAPAS 4240 N

    Laboratory experiments show that the new dispersible polymer powder VINNAPAS® 4240 N has a better tensile adhesive strength and stripping resistance than conventional market products after just one day. This ensures a very strong adhesive bond between an EPS panel and masonry in external thermal insulation composite systems.

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    Opening Amtala

    Wacker Metroark Chemicals Pvt. Ltd. is expanding its existing silicone production at its Amtala site near Kolkata with a new hydrosilylation plant for manufacturing functional silicone fluids. The plant with an annual capacity of over 6,000 metric tons was officially opened today at a ceremony in Amtala. The expansion is WACKER’s response to growing regional demand for specialty silicones for use in the textile, personal-care, rigid and flexible polyurethane foam and agrochemical sectors. The investment for the plant amounts to around €6 million.

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    Technical Center Moscow Expansion

    WACKER, the Munich-based chemical group, is strengthening its presence in Russia by expanding the service portfolio offered by its technical center in Moscow.

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    WACKER experiment kit animation

    The new website not only shows the experiments in the WACKER experiment kit, but also offers numerous animations. These explain the chemical reactions on a molecular level in a clear and visual way. With the ‘bookmark’ feature, key points of the videos can easily be found.

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