SIKA

TECHNOLOGY LEADER FOR INDUSTRIAL ADHESIVES, SEALANTS, AND ACOUSTIC SOLUTIONS.

 

Sika’s Efficient Solutions.

Sealants and adhesives, protection coatings and sound dampening solutions
for vehicle manufacturers from bus and coach producers to specialty vehicle builders.
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SIKA PANEL BONDING

Vehicle Assembly Bonding, Body Panel and Structural Adhesives

  • ABOUT SIKA TECHNOLOGY

Sika’s innovative, fast cure adhesive bonding solutions and technical support help the transportation industry worldwide to increase output and lower cost of production.

Sika’s global network of experts supports you in integrating adhesive bonding instead of mechanical joining techniques as well as optimizing your production.

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SIKA POWERFLEX

Structural Elastic PUR-Adhesives based on SikaForce® Powerflex Technology with Unique Mechanical Performance over entire Service Temperature Range

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KRAYDEN UPDATES

  • Electronic Protection From Moisture, Vibration and High Humidity

    The story: Krayden partnered with a company specializing in electronics for the transportation industry. The company needed material to protect its electronic components from moisture, vibration, and high humidity. What is the application? Electric control mainboard on an electric motorcycle. What issues was the end-user having? Need to have special SMD and through-hole components mechanical…

  • Cleaning Waste and Buildup from Headlight Fixtures

    The story: Krayden partnered with a company specializing in headlight fixtures for the transportation industry. The company needed a good cleaning agent to help clean the residue left by DOW 3-1953. What is the application? To clean up the waste/build of up the DOW 3-1953 from the headlight fixtures they build for cars. What issues…

  • Bonding PC/PBT to PC/PBT

    The story: Krayden partnered with a company specializing in the transportation industry. They were using a competing product but wanted something with faster working time and a stronger bond. Enter ITW’s Plexus brand. What is the application? The customer is bonding PC/PBT to PC/PBT for their Peterbilt truck fender skirt. What issues was the end-user…

  • Potting Wiring Harnesses for Lighting

    The story: Krayden partnered with a company specializing in fountains. Their current supplier was discontinuing their product and they needed a replacement. What is the application? Potting wiring harnesses for lighting. What issues was the end-user having? The current supplier was discontinuing their product. What material was used to solve the issue? LORD EP6035. Why…

  • Processor Thermal Management

    The story: Krayden partnered with a company specializing in GPU, CPU, and memory liquid cooling for data centers, servers, and PCs. They were having an issue with one of their processors that was seeing a high amount of heat and required a high-quality thermal management material. What is the application? Application is for data server…

  • Sealing Solar Panels

    The story: Krayden partnered with a solar panel manufacturer looking for a material with no shrinkage, high bond strength, excellent UV strength, which is semi gap-filling. What is the application? Sealing solar panels. What issues was the end-user having? The company needed a non-moisture cure material that dried fast. Material requirements include excellent bonding, good…

  • Sealing Photo Controller Module

    The story: Krayden partnered with a large contract manufacturer and applied DOW HM-2500 to eliminate water ingress to a photo controller module in the Lighting industry. By sealing the back of the module, the solution eliminated the water ingress AND achieved faster throughput and offered immediate Green Strength with an IP-67 Rating. What is the…

  • Bonding Elements for Water Filtration System

    The story: A global leader in the water purification business had leak issues, so Krayden partnered with Elantas to apply CONAP® AD-6483, an adhesive and sealant designed for use in spiral wound filtration elements. The customer executed numerous lab tests, and also tested some alternative Elantas products, but determined that the AD-6483 application performed the…

  • Bonding Endcaps Tumbler Assembly

    The story: Krayden worked closely with a national Agricultural Cultivator to develop their very first machine. Partnering with LORD, Krayden helped to solve bonding issues of their endcaps due to material composition. Fast forward more than a year later and several LORD bonding tests later, this company is producing 500+ machines a year and dominating…

  • Removing Graphite Based Lubricant Post Manufacturing

    The story: A global manufacturer of lightweight aluminum chassis components for the automotive industry had challenges streamlining their manufacturing process. Krayden leveraged a Henkel Bonderite to clean the aluminum parts and removing the Graphite based lubricant after manufacturing, resulting in saved time and money. What is the application? Cleaning aluminum parts by removing a graphite-based…

  • Bonding and Potting Wiring Interface with Meter Housing

    The story: A large meter company in the South used Royal 423000/52300 high performance epoxy to bond and pot wiring interface with the electronic water meter housing. The previous epoxy was not developing good adhesion to the wire insulation and the new solution…. What is the application? Bonding / potting antenna wiring at the interface…

  • Form-In-Place Gasket Material for Level Sensors

    The story: Krayden partnered with a global design and contract manufacturing company to leverage Henkel’s Technomelt PA6344 for level sensors in natural gas storage tanks. The material’s Elongation and UV stability were superior to EPDM rubber, and the customer’s low-pressure molding press and resources made for a low-cost tooling solution. Customer saved $25k year due…