Experts4Experts Talk

Lithium Carbonate alternative for fast setting ternary formulations

About the webinar 

Are you looking for a replacement for lithium carbonate?

IMCD experts have found a solution based on more available resources that resemble the acceleration of lithium compounds in fast-setting ternary dry mortars.

In this Experts4Experts solution talk, we share with you the benefits of this innovative product and examine key parameters of Titanyl Sulphate containing formulations such as setting time, shelf-life stability as well as mechanical performance development.

About the presenter


Dr. Olaf Hetche, Global Technical Manager Construction, IMCD

Dr. Olaf Hetche is the Global Technical Manager Construction at IMCD Group heading the construction laboratory network and technical support. He is the inventor of Hombicure and will introduce you to everything you need to know about this solution.

He joined IMCD in 2012 with techno-commercial responsibility for construction chemicals in Germany. In 2015 he added a European Business Development role to his responsibilities, focussing on enhancing IMCD’s product portfolio in construction chemicals. Olaf holds a Ph.D in Organometallic Chemistry & Chemical Engineering from the Technical University of Darmstadt.

Dr. Olaf Hetche, Global Technical Manager Coatings and Construction, IMCD
Alena Simunic Technical Manager IMCD Nordics

Alena Simunic, Technical Manager Construction, IMCD


Alena Simunic is the Technical Manager for the Coatings & Construction laboratory in Malmö. She will be presenting the experience she has had with customers and giving tips to formulate with this solution. 

In her current job, Alena works closely with customers and main principals to develop new projects for coating and construction. She joined IMCD in 2017, after several years working at one of the main producers of self-levelling floors in Sweden. Alena is graduated with a master's degree in analytical chemistry at Lund University.