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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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Sika announces that we have successfully completed the acquisition of Hamatite business of The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.