Sika

Airport Construction Material Solutions

Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting in the building sector and motor vehicle industry.

Sika has subsidiaries in 101 countries around the world and manufactures in over 200 factories. Its more than 18’000 employees generated annual sales of CHF 6.25 billion in 2017.

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Company Profile

  • Concrete

    These products enhance specific properties of the fresh or hardened concrete, such as workability, watertightness, durability, load-bearing capacity, or early and final strength. The demand for admixtures and additives is currently on the rise, particularly due to the increased performance requirements placed on concrete and mortar, especially in urban areas and for infrastructure construction. Furthermore, the increasing use of alternative cementitious materials in cement, mortar, and therefore also in concrete, leads to a growth in the need for admixtures.

    Application
    Ready Mix Concrete
    Infrastructure
    Precast elements
    Dry mortar
    Cement
    Gypsum
  • Waterproofing

    Sika’s system solutions for waterproofing cover the full range of technologies used for below and above-ground waterproofing: flexible membrane systems, liquid-applied membranes, waterproofing admixtures for mortars, joint sealants, waterproofing mortars, injection grouts, and coatings. Key market segments include basements, underground parking garages, tunnels, and all types of water-retaining structures (for example reservoirs, storage basins, and storage tanks).

    Application
    Waterproofing admixtures for concrete
    Liquid applied membranes
    High flexible membrane systems
    Coatings
    Waterproofing mortars
    Injection grouts
    Joint sealing
  • Roofing

    A more than 50-year history has documented that Sika roofing solutions are outstanding performers, reliable, sustainable, and long-lasting. Demand in this segment is driven by the need for eco-friendly, energy-saving solutions such as green roof systems, cool roofs, and solar roofs, which simultaneously help to reduce CO2 emissions. While refurbishment projects continue to gain significance in the mature markets, the emerging markets are moving towards higher-quality roof solutions for new build structures.

    Application
    Exposed roofs mechanically fixed or adhered Congested roofs
    Gravel ballasted roofs Solar roofs
    Green roofs Joint sealing
    Utility roof decks Special roof design
    (example: metal roof imitation, roof graphic)
  • Flooring and Coating

    Sika’s flooring solutions are based on synthetic resin and cementitious systems for industrial and commercial buildings, for example terminal buildings, car parks, baggage handling, maintenance buildings and hangars. Each market segment is subject to its own particular requirements in terms of mechanical properties, safety regulations (for example slip resistance), anti-static performance, and chemical or fire resistance.

    Application
    Car park floors  Commercial, public and residential floors
    Industrial facility floors  Coating for walls and ceilings
    Cleanroom floors  Tank linings and water treatment facilities
    Floors with electrostatic discharge protection
  • Sealing and Bonding

    Typical applications include the sealing of movement joints between facade elements to make buildings weatherproof, the bonding of wood floors to reduce noise, or the sealing of joints in airport aprons. The growing demand in this market is fueled by an increasing awareness of the importance of high-performance sealants for the overall durability and energy efficiency of buildings, the increasing urbanization including the larger volumes of high-rise projects, and the continued replacement of mechanical fastening systems by adhesives due to better performance.

    Application
    Sealing and bonding of the building envelope  Interior finishing
    Civil engineering and floor joints  Universal bonding
    Wood floor bonding
  • Refurbishment

    This segment features concrete protection and repair solutions, for example repair mortars, protective coatings, grouts, and structural strengthening systems. It also includes products for interior finishing, such as leveling compounds, tile adhesives, and tile grouts as well as facade mortars for external use.

    Application
    Concrete repair  Hydrophobic impregnation
    Concrete protection  Grouting
    Structural bonding  Anchoring
    Structural strengthening  Tile adhesive & grout

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  • Sika Case Study: Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas, USA

    Project Description: The Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is the third busiest in the country based on number of enplaned customers. When the airport was building a new international terminal, a sky bridge connecting terminals D and …
  • Sika Case Study: Suvarnabhumi Airport In Bangkok, Thailand

    Project Description: The central utility system includes a 40,000m³ fresh water reservoir tank and pumping station, a waste water treatment system with a capacity for more than 12,000m³ per day, plus a control and storage building …
  • Sika Case Study: Hong Kong International Airport, China

    PROJECT INTRODUCTION Hong Kong International Airport is one of three Skytrax 5-star airports around the world, and also the world’s busiest cargo gateway and one of the world’s busiest passenger airports. PROJECT REQUIREMENTS The existing waterproofing system at …
  • Sika Case Study: Zagreb International Airport, Croatia

    PROJECT DESCRIPTION The jury chaired by the representative of the Croatian Government – the architect Jerko Rosin, declared best the project done by the company IGH & Neidhardt architects Ltd. & Kincl Ltd. and awarded them …
  • Sika Case Study: Spanish Airports

    T4 Madrid Barajas (MAD) Project Description When Barajas Airport Terminal 4 building was opened in 2006 it effectively doubled the aircraft and passenger capacity at Spain’s largest international airport. Not only was there another major terminal building …
  • Sika Airport References

    SikaSmart construction solutions solve many challenges in airport construction and refurbishment, offering durable, compatible, sustainable systems for: Roof waterproofing Below ground waterproofing Flooring Concrete admixtures for durable structures Joint sealing for facades, floors and pavements …

Contact Company

Sika Services AG
Tueffenwies 16
Zürich
Switzerland
CH-8048
  • +44 (0) 7970 122274
  • +86 15000736892
  • +41 79 629 3561
  • +41 58 436 48 69

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