Press gallery - Wacker Chemie AG


Press gallery

WACKER provides you with free photos/films for editorial purposes. We kindly ask you to send us a screenshot or a copy of the printed publication. You’ll find photos concerning the Group, as well as its products and applications. Click the desired category to receive an overview with thumbnails. You can then order the photos/films you need via e-mail.

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    VINNAPAS® tests

    Extensive tests and experiments were carried out in WACKER’s labs in Burghausen in order to optimize the formulations and their polymer additives for the conditions they would be subjected to in Cairo

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    Cairo Television Tower

    The extensive renovation of the Cairo Tower demanded the highest standards of quality for plaster, mortar, adhesive and grout additives. WACKER experts helped to develop formulations containing specialized VINNAPAS® polymer powders that now protect the television tower from heat, dryness and wind (photo: EKY).

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    Cairo Television Tower

    The high-tech renovation of the world’s tallest all-concrete tower was carried out using VINNAPAS® polymer powders from WACKER. The Cairo Tower now shines with renewed splendor (Foto: EKY)

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    Stetten salt mine - Spray Concrete

    Polymer-modified concrete is sprayed onto the walls in the Stetten salt mine to stabilize the tunnel and to act as a barrier to water seepage. The innovative formulation reduces the rebound during spray application, and so minimizes waste and material consumption.

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    Zhangjiagang - Packaging pyrogenic silica

    Packaging line in the pyrogenic silica plant at Zhangjiagang (China). Pyrogenic silica is used as an active filler in silicone elastomers, as a viscosity-adjusting agent in coatings, printing inks, adhesives, unsaturated polyester resins and plastisols or as a flow aid, for example in the cosmetics, pharmaceutical and food-processing industries.

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