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The audio magazine of WACKER shows the many exciting roles chemistry plays in everyday life. Each instalment will give you interesting insights into how chemistry ensures perfectly functioning products in all areas of life. Whether it is drugs, computers, cleaning agents, clothing or toys - WACKER products play a vital role almost everywhere.
More: www.wacker.com/podcast

WACKER - The Fascination of Chemistry Wacker Chemie AG

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The audio magazine of WACKER shows the many exciting roles chemistry plays in everyday life. Each instalment will give you interesting insights into how chemistry ensures perfectly functioning products in all areas of life. Whether it is drugs, computers, cleaning agents, clothing or toys - WACKER products play a vital role almost everywhere.
More: www.wacker.com/podcast

    Episode 79 – The Sun Is Heating Things Up in Industry

    Episode 79 – The Sun Is Heating Things Up in Industry

    Industry needs almost three-quarters of its energy in the form of process heat. But so far, very little has been generated from renewable sources. Solar thermal power plants offer the best prerequisites for this ndash; provided they can operate as reliably at temperatures below freezing as they can at high temperatures. Silicone fluids from WACKER make this possible.

    • 8 min
    Episode 78 – Superpower for Superfood

    Episode 78 – Superpower for Superfood

    Turmeric is considered an absolute superfood. But there is a problem: the plant substance is not water-soluble - and is poorly absorbed by the body. WACKER BIOSOLUTIONS has succeeded in increasing the bioavailability of the biologically active substance curcumin by a factor of 40: with CAVACURMIN. Entrepreneur and pharmacist Natalie Vladi is thrilled.

    • 7 min
    Episode 77 – Anti-Graffiti Coating for Smooth Surfaces

    Episode 77 – Anti-Graffiti Coating for Smooth Surfaces

    An anti-graffiti coating from WACKER protects bricks and plaster for longer. WACKER has now developed a primer that makes it possible to apply the protective coating to smooth surfaces as well. Glass, plastic, marble, metal and even artistically valuable graffiti can now be protected against unwanted vandalism.

    • 5 min
    Episode 75: Custom-designed building protection

    Episode 75: Custom-designed building protection

    Bitumen coatings prevent water from entering the foundation or the roof of a building. When you add polymers from WACKERrsquo;s VINNEVAreg; product range to the bitumen emulsion, the mass adheres better to the substrate, yet at the same time, itrsquo;s less sticky. Also, it repels water more effectively than other products. Since the composition of bitumen differs depending on where it is sourced, WACKER offers a customized solution for each application.

    • 4 min
    Episode 76 – Latte Art – Milk Foam for the Senses

    Episode 76 – Latte Art – Milk Foam for the Senses

    Every self-respecting barista wants to achieve perfect latte art ndash; works of art created in the foam of milk or milk substitutes. WACKER BIOSOLUTIONS developed CAVAMAX W6 especially for premium barista products. It makes creative artwork possible that not only looks perfect, but also keeps its shape for even longer, while enhancing flavor.

    • 9 min
    Episode 74: Low-emission paints

    Episode 74: Low-emission paints

    An unpleasant odor often lingers in the room after the walls have been painted. This is caused by the volatile organic compounds in the paint. WACKER chemists have succeeded in developing a binder for paints that only emits minimal amounts of such undesirable substances. VINNAPASreg; EP 3560 even meets the Scandinavian ecolabel's stringent requirements - and makes the paint disperse better than before, while preventing salts from forming white spots on the paint.

    • 5 min

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