Sika Corp.

Manufactures adhesives, sealants, acoustic solutions and butyl tapes for the transportation, construction, marine and industrial markets. More than 90 years of design, development, formulation, application and manufacture of these products. Product brands include Sikaflex, SikaFast, SikaTack, SikaDamp, and SikaLastomer.

30800 Stephenson Hwy.
Madison Heights, MI 48071 US

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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.

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
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 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.

Sika looks to buy AXSON Technologies
Sika has entered exclusive negotiations with AXSON management and shareholders.

“Surfaces, Thermoforming, Laminating and Edgefolding” Tech Day at composites molder FRIMO
Award-winning co-developer of Street Shark bionic car surfaces to minimize drag hosts technical workshop featuring top speakers and technology demonstrations.

News Briefs: Oct. 2, 2012
NIAR seeks input for VARTM survey; Michael Effing launches Advanced Materials Advisory & Consultancy; Promotions at Sika Corp.; Tygavac Advanced Materials to relocate in 2013.

People Briefs
Personnel news from Fiberforge, Sandvik Coromant, Sika Corp. and Composites One.

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.

Highlights: WINDPOWER 2011, Anaheim, Calif.
The American Wind Energy Association's annual WINDPOWER exhibition and conference was held in Anaheim, Calif., May 22-26. Composites were a big part of the show's focus.

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.

Materials
  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, toughened
  • 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
  • Coatings and sizings
    • Decorative
    • Protective
  • Catalysts, promoters and curing agents
    • Hardeners
Auxiliary processing equipment, repair equipment, and supplies
  • Composite repair equipment
    • Repair kits and equipment