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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    SIKA TRANSPORTATION

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    SIKA Transportation, Marine, and Appliances

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    SIKA SIlane Terminated Polymers

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    SIKA Sandwich Panel Selector Guide

KRAYDEN UPDATES

  • Coating PCB

    The story: Krayden partnered with a company looking for a material for coating PCB. We recommended DOW 1-2577LV. The silicone material is compatible to other silicone coatings that they are using and it RTV cured. What is the application? Coating a PCB. What issues was the end-user having? The company was using a specific silicone…

  • Mold Release for Shower and Bath Polyester Inserts

    The story: Krayden partnered with a company looking for a material for releasing shower and bath polyester inserts. We recommended Loctite Frekote 720NC. The material was reliable and very effective with the polyester molds and deep sections. What is the application? Mold release for shower and bath polyester inserts. What issues was the end-user having?…

  • Bonding Large and Small Die Integrated Circuits

    The story: Krayden partnered with a company looking for a material for bonding large and small die integrated circuits with variable thermal expansion as well in automated assembly processes. We recommended Loctite Ablestik 965-1L. The material was reliable and very effective with a good level of contamination resistivity. What is the application? Bonding large and…

  • Applying Ablative Material Onto Rocket Nozzles

    The story: Krayden partnered with a company looking for a material to apply onto rocket nozzles exposed to extreme high flux temperatures forming an insulator layer. We recommended Dow 93-104. The material was reliable and very effective. It also simplified processing conditions and was easy to apply and remove. What is the application? Apply ablative…

  • Bonding Carbon Fiber Parts For Automotive Application

    The story: Krayden partnered with a company looking for a material that could bond carbon fiber parts for automotive application. We recommended Henkel EA9394. The material exhibited excellent adhesion properties that was well suited for the application. What is the application? Bonding carbon fiber parts for automotive application. What issues was the end-user having? New…

  • Potting of a Metal Track Holding Blown Glass

    The story: Krayden partnered with a company looking for a material that was visually clear and had good adhesion to hold the glass rods in place. We recommended DOW 184. It is easy to work with, cured visually clear and bubbles escaped under heat cure to allow for a substrate with no voids. What is…

  • Bonding A Felt Pad Onto Projectile

    The story: Krayden partnered with a company having issues with bonding a felt pad onto a projectile. We solved the challenge by using DOWSIL 3145 which offered the best adhesion properties to the felt pad. What is the application? Dispensing 3145 to bond felt pad onto projectile. What issues was the end-user having? No issues,…

  • Bonding Ceramic To Aluminum Heat Sink

    The story: Krayden partnered with a company having issues with attaching a ceramic to an aluminum heat sink in a LiDar unit. We solved the challenge by using DOWSIL TC-2035 which offered excellent bonding and flexibility. What is the application? Attaching a ceramic to an aluminum heat sink in a LiDar unit. What issues was…

  • PCB Coating for Uninterruptible Power Supplies

    The story: Krayden South East Asia partnered with a global energy company and Elantas to speed up the supply chain from China. The end user customer was having issues related to logistics and lead time, so the customer asked for support ensuring that the supply chain complexities would meet their demanding manufacturing time lines. Our…

  • Why BIOACT™105 Precision Cleaner Should Replace Isopropyl Alcohol

    Isopropyl alcohol (IPA) continues to be a popular manual cleaner in manufacturing settings because of its compatibility with a wide range of materials, reasonable performance and low cost. Its familiar odor and fast evaporation make it agreeable to operators. However, environmental regulations have tightened and the demand for cleaning agents with better solvency and less…

  • Exterior Bond and Seal for Wearable Electronic IOT

    The story: Krayden partnered with a company having issues with an exterior bond and seal around the perimeter of wearable electronic IOT device. We solved the challenge by using Bostik Born2Bond Ultra Gel and Primer. What is the application? Application was one exterior bond and seal around the perimeter of IOT device and two seals…

  • DOWSIL™ EA-5151 For (ADAS) Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

    Buyers want vehicles that are safe, affordable, and comfortable. Features like backup cameras, adaptive cruise control, blind-spot detection, and forward-collision warnings all help drivers to avoid crashes. As a result, buyers frequently consider a vehicle’s electronic displays and safety sensors when making purchasing decisions. When a Tier 1 automotive supplier prepared to develop three different…