Wacker Chemical Corp.

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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Adhesives & Sealants

WACKER Develops Easy-to-Apply Thermally Conductive Adhesive for Electronics Applications

Munich – The Munich-based WACKER chemicals group has developed a thermally conductive adhesive for electronics applications. The new silicone rubber with the trade name SEMICOSIL® 975 TC is characterized by high thermal conductivity and good flow and processing properties. Even light pressure is enough to form an ultrathin adhesive layer between the contact surfaces. This ensures not only...

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Materials

Oil Demulsifier suits low temperature applications.

Suited for all international onshore and offshore applications, WACKER® SG 3377 permits breaking of oil emulsion in areas where sufficient temperature is not available at process sites such as older wells or arctic drilling fields. Silicone-based product, performing at crude oil temperatures of 40°C or less, reduces water fractions in crude oil to 1% and minimizes oil remnants in waste...

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Display & Presentation Equipment

WACKER and VIA Optronics Intensify Collaboration in Optical Bonding

Low-Reflection Liquid Crystal Displays WACKER and VIA optronics Intensify Collaboration in Optical Bonding Munich – WACKER, the Munich-based chemical Group, is expanding its sales collaboration with VIA optronics, a company that manufactures and enhances liquid crystal displays (LCDs). The two parties have signed an agreement to this effect. They plan to strengthen their cooperation in optical...

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Ultrapure Precision Silicone Film broadens application range.
Adhesives & Sealants

Ultrapure Precision Silicone Film broadens application range.

Available as roll stock, ELASTOSIL® Film is made, in cleanroom conditions and without use of solvents, entirely from silicone elastomers and comes in thicknesses down to 20 microns. Intermediate backing allows film to be peeled off intact, and film thickness across entire width and length of film web deviates from specification by ±5% at most. Film is permeable to water vapor and...

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Adhesives & Sealants

WACKER Unveils Variable-Hardness Silicone Rubber for the Orthopedics Industry

Munich – WACKER, the Munich-based chemical group, will be unveiling a new silicone rubber of variable hardness for orthopedic and prosthetic applications at this year's MEDTEC Europe. SILPURAN® 2410 A/B, an addition curing silicone, can be made harder or softer in the lower Shore A range by varying the mixing ratio of its two components. This gives manufacturers the flexibility to...

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Adhesives & Sealants

WACKER Presents New Silicone Grades for Electronic and Medical-Technology Applications

Munich – PLASTIC Japan will see WACKER, a Munich-based chemical company, and Japanese silicone manufacturer Wacker Asahikasei Silicone unveiling innovative silicone products for the electronics, optoelectronics and medical-technology sectors. Among the products celebrating their premieres will be SEMICOSIL® 915 HT, a heat-resistant gel for encapsulating power electronic modules;...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Silicone Resin Elastomer Gel supports skin care applications.

CombiningÂ- skin sensation produced by non-crosslinked silicone polymers with film-forming properties of silicone resins, BELSIL® REG 1100 serves as multifunctional active ingredient for skin-care applications and decorative cosmetic products. Transparent, colorless gel forms soft, water-repellant film that adheres well to skin without becoming sticky. BELSIL® ADM 6102 E,...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Addition Curing System creates custom pourable silicone rubber.

With ELASTOSIL® VARIO modular system, reactivity of silicone rubber compound and hardness of elastomer can be adjusted as desired. System consists of 4 modules: 2 base componentsÂ- and 2 catalyst components. From these modules, processor mixes 2 components of RTV-2 silicone rubber compound in quantities needed for curing. Mixing ratio for catalysts determines how reactive system is and...

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Construction Equipment and Supplies

VOC-Free Additive makes gypsum dry-mix mortar water repellent.

Used to render gypsum-based dry-mix mortars hydrophobic, SILRES® BS POWDER S consists ofÂ- methyl siliconate produced as colorless, free-flowing powder. Water repellency develops as soon as construction material has set, and gypsum dry-mix mortars formulated with this agent can be mixed with water quickly and without generating any dust. Requiring 0.2% by weight for effective...

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