Wacker hon­ours re­searchers for the De­vel­op­ment of High-Tem­per­a­ture-Re­sis­tant Sil­i­cone Flu­ids Burghausen

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Chemie AG pre­sented the “Alexan­der Wacker In­no­va­tion Award” to Erich Schaf­fer, Dr. Steffen Dör­rich, Dr. Flo­rian Hoff­mann and Dr. Har­ald Voit for their re­search into the be­hav­iour of sil­i­cones at high tem­per­a­tures. The four spe­cial­ists de­vel­oped sil­i­cone flu­ids with re­sis­tance to high tem­per­a­tures as part of their work at the Group’s in-house re­search cen­ter, the “Con­sor­tium für elek­tro­chemis­che In­dus­trie.” The first prod­uct, HELISOL , can be heated up to 425

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