Sika Corp.

30800 Stephenson Hwy.
Madison Heights , MI 48071 US

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Sika JEC World 2019

JEC World 2019 preview: Sika Advanced Resins
Sika Advanced Resins (Baar, Switzerland) is unveiling Ullit’s (Diors, France) composite tank for trucks that run on compressed natural gas (CNG).

Sika offers polymer fibers for concrete
Sika Deutschland GmbH has started producing high-performance polypropylene fibers for reinforcing concrete, for clients in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region at its manufacturing facility in Troisdorf, Germany.

vehicle testing

Thermoplastic composites: Occupant protection in transportation
European consortium develops, validates unique hybrid process for a glass/PA6 engine-compartment bulkhead to replace stamped steel on commercial trucks.

BMW 7 Series CFRP:  corrections and missing details

BMW 7 Series CFRP: corrections and missing details
Images of the hybrid B pillars being pressed plus joint design, adhesives technology and BMW’s insights into the future needs for CFRP in automotive.

BMW plant

BMW 7 Series Plant: Dingolfing, Germany
Via four different manufacturing methods, CFRP goes mainstream in automated multi-material BIW and assembly operations at BMW’s busiest plant.

Triaxial fabric wrap saves critical highway pier
The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Kentucky (Lexington, Ky.), and sister research group the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, recently completed the first bridge pier repair demonstration project to use triaxial carbon fabric.

WINDPOWER 2011 Report
Wind energy advocates, turbine builders and their suppliers, policy makers, and a growing number of wind-involved composites professionals gather where it all began.

Walls After Blast

Composites and Polymer Concrete Refine Mining Processes for Nonferrous Metal
Cost-effective alternatives to steel-reinforced concrete offer corrosion-resistant acid tanks to electrolytic refinery operations.

Trolley used to position segments

Repair Of Infrastructure With Composites
Composites prove their mettle in large, demanding repairs and rehab.

The two-seat A-20 Varlet, from the Vista line of aircraft produced for Spectrum Aircraft Corp. by Aeroprapt in the Ukraine.

Light-sport Plane Category Creates Take-off Point For Composites
Composites manufacturers and suppliers — and pilots — benefit from new FAA aircraft designation.

Product Categories of Sika Corp.

  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Urethane
    • Other thermosets
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure
      • Epoxy, 350 F cure
      • Epoxy, toughened
    • Unsaturated polyester
      • Unsaturated polyester, bisphenol A fumerate
  • Fibers, inorganic
    • E-Glass
  • Fabrics, unimpregnated
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Other
  • Adhesives
    • Acrylic
      • Acrylic, Paste
      • Acrylic, Solvent-based
    • Bismaleimide
      • Bismaleimide, Paste
      • Bismaleimide, Solvent-based
    • Cyanoacrylate
      • Cyanoacrylate, Paste
      • Cyanoacrylate, Solvent-based
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, Paste
      • Epoxy, Solvent-based
    • Methyl methacrylate (MMA)
      • Methyl methacrylate (MMA), Paste
      • Methyl methacrylate (MMA), Solvent-based
    • Nylon
      • Nylon, Paste
      • Nylon, Solvent-based
    • Phenolic
      • Phenolic, Paste
      • Phenolic, Solvent-based
    • Polyimide
      • Polyimide, Paste
      • Polyimide, Solvent-based
    • Silicone
      • Silicone, Paste
      • Silicone, Solvent-based
    • Urethane
      • Urethane, Paste
      • Urethane, Solvent-based
    • Other
      • Other, Paste
      • Other, Solvent-based
  • Core materials and flow media
    • Syntactic core, nonexpanding
  • Gel coats
    • General-purpose
    • Other gel coats
  • Coatings and sizings
    • Decorative
    • Flame retardant
    • Protective
  • Casting resins
    • Epoxy
    • Unsaturated polyester
  • Compounds
    • Fairing compounds (formerly paste systems)
    • Other compounds
  • Fillers
    • Microspheres
    • Milled glass fiber
  • Catalysts, promoters and curing agents
    • Hardeners
    • Peroxides
  • Resin additives & modifiers
    • Colorant, pigments
    • Thickening agents
    • Toughening agents
Tools/tooling materials
  • Other tools/tooling materials
  • Tools
    • Cast
    • Prototype
    • RTM/resin infusion
    • Resin injection
    • Composite
      • Composite, carbon fiber/epoxy
  • Tooling equipment, materials and supplies
    • Backup structures
    • Flexible mold materials
    • Master pattern material, polymeric
    • Master pattern material, other
    • Tooling board
    • Urethane
    • Release agents
      • Release agents, sprays
      • Release agents, waxes
Auxiliary processing equipment, repair equipment, and supplies
  • Composite repair equipment
    • Repair kits and equipment
  • Supplies
    • Filler paste
    • Vacuum bags/bagging materials
      • Vacuum bagging materials, other
Composite Structures & Components
  • Automotive, body panels & substructures
  • CIPP (cured-in-place-pipe)
  • Laminate panels, with core
  • Laminate sheets, solid
  • Marine, boat (hulls, decks, bulkheads, etc.)
  • Pressure vessels