BYK WEBseminar

Cleaning, surface, and fabric care products – optimize by using additives!

May 4, 5, and 6, 2021

Due to the high demand we offer this WEBseminar for two different time zones.

You can register here:

Target Group

  • Formulators
  • R&D specialists
  • Lab managers
  • Technicians
  • Raw material coordinators

… in the household, industrial, and institutional applications business

Are you a technical expert in the household, industrial, or institutional applications business?
Are you responsible for product properties and production processes? After attending this WEBseminar, you will

  • appreciate the working mechanism and usage of additives
  • create unique effects like Pickering emulsions
  • improve your product performances to the maximum


All presentations will be held in English by technical experts from BYK. Every registered participant will get a certificate of attendance and will receive a link to download all presentations after the WEBseminar.

The WEBseminar contains three sessions which are presented by technical experts from BYK:

Session 1: Tuesday, May 4, 2021

9.00 – 9.05 a.m. German time & 1.00 – 1.05 p.m. EDT

Welcome to our WEBseminar

BYK introduction

9.05 – 10.00 a.m. German time & 1.05 – 2.00 p.m. EDT

Perfect wetting – the key to success

Silicone and surface additives

  • Silicones, silicone surfactants
  • Chemistry and mode of action
  • Experience hands-on demonstrations

Session 2: Wednesday, May 5, 2021

9.00 – 10.00 a.m. German time & 1.00 – 2.00 p.m. EDT

The world of flow

Rheology additives

  • Theoretical aspects
  • Thixotropic, pseudoplastic, and Newtonian flow
  • Experience hands-on demonstrations

Session 3: Thursday, May 6, 2021

9.00 – 9.40 a.m. German time & 1.00 – 1.40 p.m. EDT

Protect your surfaces

Wax additives

  • Wax bases and mode of action
  • Microplastic free wax additives
  • Experience hands-on demonstrations

9.40 – 10.20 a.m. German time & 1.40 – 2.20 p.m. EDT

Fight the foam


  • Foam formation and mechanisms of stabilization
  • Defoamer classes and mode of action
  • Experience hands-on demonstrations

10.20 – 10.30 a.m. German time & 02.20 – 02.30 p.m. EDT

End of the WEBseminar

Due to the high demand we offer this WEBseminar for two different time zones.

Have we aroused your interest? You can register here:

During this WEBseminar, you will

  • gain insights into how BYK’s additive portfolio supports tomorrow’s technical and regulatory requirements
  • experience hands-on lab demonstrations
  • meet exclusively with BYK researchers and technical experts

After attending this WEBseminar, you will

  • create foam-free surfaces and liquids
  • find the right rheology profile
  • get the best surface protection
  • reduce development time


Each participant will receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the WEBseminar. In order to send your certificate, we need some personal data from you. We will ask for this when you register for the WEBseminar.

Attention: Without your personal data, we can’t provide you a certificate of attendance. So please register even if you watch our WEBseminar together with your colleagues.

Technical requirements

We will stream the WEBseminar with a software tool called Microsoft Teams. If you don’t have it on your computer, you can participate by using the following internet browsers:

  • Microsoft Edge
  • Google Chrome


Participation is free of charge. Streaming the WEBseminar can incur costs for the necessary data volume of your internet provider.

Data protection

Participants might be able to see the names of the other WEBseminar participants.

Cancellation, disclaimer

Please get in touch with us if you have to cancel your participation. If one of your colleagues wants to participate instead of you, please ask him or her to get in touch with us to receive a new, individual access account.