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WACKER Presents New High-Performance Release Agents for PSA Labels

LABELEXPO EUROPE 2015 Munich – Let’s make the perfect combination" is the motto under which the Munich-based chemical company WACKER is showcasing highly efficient coating compounds for the paper and film coating industry at Labelexpo Europe 2015. The focus is on four new silicone polymers for industrial label applications. They are solvent-free and cure extremely quickly, which is why they...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Silicone Adhesive Gel supports wound care.

Free from organic plasticizers and stabilizers, SILPURAN® 2117Â- is formulated to provide optimized tack in direct skin applications and where hypo-allergenic skin adhesion is crucial. Two-part A/B component adhesive is chemically inert, heat-resistant, and remains flexible at temperature extremes from -50 to +200°C. Waterproof and breathable, dressings...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Novel Binder targets paperboard and packaging industries.

Consisting of vinyl acetate-ethylene-copolymer dispersion, VINNAPAS® EF 104 has been developed specifically for coating of paperboard surfaces and complies with food contact regulatory requirements. Binder provides good calendered sheet gloss, brightness, and high opacity, and facilitates clear, sharp print images on coated surfaces. In addition, product offers optimized dry and wet pick...

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Materials

Silicone Surfactant targets pulp production.

Used as active ingredient for dewatering formulations used in pulp washing, PULPSIL® 968 S consists of surfactant fluid based onÂ- polyether-modified silicone. Molecular structure is optimized to make it less hydrophilic without compromising its hydrophobic nature as reflected in its cloud point of 19°C (Method E, EN 1890). This medium-viscosity, water-dispersible product serves...

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Silicone Elastomer Gels target cosmetics industry.
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Silicone Elastomer Gels target cosmetics industry.

In addition to leaving skin feeling soft, BELSIL® EG 1 and REG 102 exhibit pronounced shear-thinning attributes; products remain solid when at rest but undergo reversible conversion to liquid state in response to shear stress. BELSIL® EG 1 is derived from classic addition-curing silicone elastomer. BELSIL® REG 102, based on specialty silicone which is crosslinked to...

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Adhesives & Sealants

European Coatings Show 2015: WACKER Is Presenting a New Silicone Resin for Water-Repellent Wood Coatings and Binders for Dirt- and Weather-Resistant Exterior Paints

Munich – The Munich-based WACKER Group is presenting new binders and additives for the paint and surface-coating industries at the European Coatings Show (ECS) in Nuremberg, Germany, from April 21 to 23, 2015. One of the highlights is the new silicone resin emulsion SILRES® WH. The product which is based on a new silicone resin can be used as a hydrophobizing wood impregnating agent or as...

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Adhesives & Sealants

WACKER and Inpro Develop a New Silicone Adhesive for Plastic Oil Pans

Munich — Munich-based chemical Group WACKER, and inpro Innovationsgesellschaft fÃ-¼r fortgeschrittene Produktionssysteme in der Fahrzeugindustrie mbH have developed a silicone adhesive-sealant for mounting vehicle oil pans. Sold under the name ELASTOSIL® RT 779, the new product adheres to both aluminum and polyamide. Plastic oil pans can now be mounted without mechanical fasteners....

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Agricultural & Farming Products

European Coatings Show 2015: WACKER Presents Innovative Binders and Hydrophobic Agents for Gypsum Applications

Munich, – At the European Coatings Show (ECS) in Nuremberg, Germany, from April 21 to 23, 2015, the Munich-based WACKER Group will be exhibiting a new polymeric binder for modifying gypsum drywall products. VINNAPAS® 4800 G gives gypsum-based joint fillers outstanding tensile adhesive strength on gypsum plasterboard and jointing tapes. Joint fillers finished with this new dispersible...

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Materials

Water Scavenger targets silane-curing adhesives and sealants.

Consisting of arylalkoxysilane monomer with very faint odor, GENIOSIL® XL 70 Additive is suitable for products that must avoid unpleasant odors when applied. Clear, colorless, low-viscosity silane has flash point of 96°C as per ISO 3679. As silane-curing adhesives and sealants react with water, product protects polymers from moisture inherent to formulation via fillers and other...

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WACKER Opens New Production Site for Silicones in South Korea

Munich, April 24, 2018 – Wacker Chemie AG today opened a new production site for silicone elastomers in South Korea. The plant is located around 100 kilometers southeast of Seoul at Jincheon, where the Group has already been producing silicone sealants since 2010 and specialty silicones for the electronics industry since 2012. In moving to the new site, WACKER is significantly expanding its...

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Wacker Opens a New Plant for Functional Silicone Fluids in India

Munich / Amtala, March 20, 2018 - 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...

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Labels Tags Signage & Equipment

WACKER Presents New High-Performance Release Agents for PSA Labels

LABELEXPO EUROPE 2015 Munich – Let’s make the perfect combination" is the motto under which the Munich-based chemical company WACKER is showcasing highly efficient coating compounds for the paper and film coating industry at Labelexpo Europe 2015. The focus is on four new silicone polymers for industrial label applications. They are solvent-free and cure extremely quickly, which is why they...

Read More »
Adhesives & Sealants

Silicone Adhesive Gel supports wound care.

Free from organic plasticizers and stabilizers, SILPURAN® 2117Â- is formulated to provide optimized tack in direct skin applications and where hypo-allergenic skin adhesion is crucial. Two-part A/B component adhesive is chemically inert, heat-resistant, and remains flexible at temperature extremes from -50 to +200°C. Waterproof and breathable, dressings...

Read More »
Agricultural & Farming Products

Novel Binder targets paperboard and packaging industries.

Consisting of vinyl acetate-ethylene-copolymer dispersion, VINNAPAS® EF 104 has been developed specifically for coating of paperboard surfaces and complies with food contact regulatory requirements. Binder provides good calendered sheet gloss, brightness, and high opacity, and facilitates clear, sharp print images on coated surfaces. In addition, product offers optimized dry and wet pick...

Read More »
Materials

Silicone Surfactant targets pulp production.

Used as active ingredient for dewatering formulations used in pulp washing, PULPSIL® 968 S consists of surfactant fluid based onÂ- polyether-modified silicone. Molecular structure is optimized to make it less hydrophilic without compromising its hydrophobic nature as reflected in its cloud point of 19°C (Method E, EN 1890). This medium-viscosity, water-dispersible product serves...

Read More »
Silicone Elastomer Gels target cosmetics industry.
Non-Industrial Products

Silicone Elastomer Gels target cosmetics industry.

In addition to leaving skin feeling soft, BELSIL® EG 1 and REG 102 exhibit pronounced shear-thinning attributes; products remain solid when at rest but undergo reversible conversion to liquid state in response to shear stress. BELSIL® EG 1 is derived from classic addition-curing silicone elastomer. BELSIL® REG 102, based on specialty silicone which is crosslinked to...

Read More »
Adhesives & Sealants

European Coatings Show 2015: WACKER Is Presenting a New Silicone Resin for Water-Repellent Wood Coatings and Binders for Dirt- and Weather-Resistant Exterior Paints

Munich – The Munich-based WACKER Group is presenting new binders and additives for the paint and surface-coating industries at the European Coatings Show (ECS) in Nuremberg, Germany, from April 21 to 23, 2015. One of the highlights is the new silicone resin emulsion SILRES® WH. The product which is based on a new silicone resin can be used as a hydrophobizing wood impregnating agent or as...

Read More »
Adhesives & Sealants

WACKER and Inpro Develop a New Silicone Adhesive for Plastic Oil Pans

Munich — Munich-based chemical Group WACKER, and inpro Innovationsgesellschaft fÃ-¼r fortgeschrittene Produktionssysteme in der Fahrzeugindustrie mbH have developed a silicone adhesive-sealant for mounting vehicle oil pans. Sold under the name ELASTOSIL® RT 779, the new product adheres to both aluminum and polyamide. Plastic oil pans can now be mounted without mechanical fasteners....

Read More »

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