With a full suite of bonding, damping, sealing and reinforcing solutions, Sika is a key development partner for both automotive OEMs and suppliers.  Explore our wide-ranging solution set and learn how we’re helping to make today’s vehicles safer, stronger, lighter, quieter and greener.

Car Acoustic Detail

Quieter Rides Start with Sika

Vehicle NVH characteristic is important for consumers but reducing vehicle noise can be complex. Sika Acoustic Systems address both vehicle's airborne and structure-borne noise.  Our baffle and damping product family integrates custom-designed parts within the body structure.

Car Body Shop Detail

Stronger Bonds Start With Sika

Sustainable vehicle design has become a major influencing factor in car production. Performance, economic, legislative and environmental targets are influencing OEM thinking and driving the need for durable body shop adhesives that can improve stiffness, crash durability and fatigue performance, as well as contribute to weight reduction.

Car Evehicle Detail

Charge Your Ambition; Solutions for Battery Systems

Sika enables the accelerating trend of electric powertrains; our solutions include intumescent fire protective coatings, thermal conductive adhesives, thermal gap fillers, dielectric potting and encapsulation systems, plus bonding and sealing solutions for battery enclosure assembly.

Automotive paint shop sealant solutions

Meeting the Need for Efficiency and Performance

Finding more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly paint systems is a key challenge for automotive manufacturers. At Sika, we offer a wide range of high-quality paint shop sealers to meet the cost, performance and environmental needs of our customers.

Car Exterior Detail

Lightweight Bonding Solutions for Exterior Components

Vehicle exterior is key to the vehicle's brand and can have a significant impact on the consumer purchasing decisions. But exterior design isn't all about look: components like sunroofs, headlights or tailgates also play an important role in aerodynamics, driver visibility, and vehicle safety.

Automotive assembly line adhesive bonding solutions

Elastic Adhesives Improves Safety and Design Flexibility

In the assembly line, Sika offers bonding solutions for direct glazing, component bonding and body sealing to meet customer requirements in joining performance and process capability. Additionally, for lightweighting, Sika has innovative products for elastic bonding of mixed-materials.

Car Interior Detail

More Refined Interiors Start with Sika

A flexible manufacturing process creates almost unlimited options for consumers, but for OEMs, it requires flexible processes like interior bonding that can accommodate a constantly increasing mix of materials.

Automotive structural insert reinforcement solutions

Adding Strength, Maximizing Design Potential

At Sika, we offer a wide range of structural insert technologies that reinforce car body structures while delivering a variety of additional processes and performance benefits, including improved acoustics.


This comprehensive guide enables designers to develop bonded body structures. It contains information throughout the entire process, from materials and surfaces to testing, mechanical impact, design and simulation aspects, manufacturing, and process-related topics, all the way to vehicle repair. The content has been selected because it is relevant to the design and development phase of a vehicle body. Understanding the effects and processes described in the guide allows for the design of sound and reliable bonded structures. The guide has been created on the basis of several decades of experience and profound knowledge.