Efficient implementation of energy saving regulations

Sika‘s window specialists advise architects, window manufacturers and window installers on the benefits of bonding technology.

Sika prepares individual cost analyses for window manufacturers and window installers.

In collaboration with Sika window engineers, PVC window system suppliers aluplast, profine, REHAU and VEKA have developed and tested the especially economical rebate bonding technique for selected systems. Their engineers chose Sikasil ® WT-480 adhesive for this application. This adhesive is distinguished by its outstanding UV resistance, excellent adhesion, profile, high mechanical strength, and optimised application properties.

Rebate bonding has already proven its merits in more than six million windows. The basis for the comprehensive test regime is the new RAL standard. With rebate bonding, the system fits. Chemical compatibility of the insulating glass secondary sealant with the adhesive is a prerequisite. In addition to a comprehensive range of bondable profiles, window fabricators can now choose from a wide spectrum of bondable glass. Renowned insulating glass manufacturers collaborate with Sika and employ the compatible, mercury-free SikaGlaze IG-50 sealant. Alternative insulating glass sealants are tested for potential incompatibility with Sika adhesives in the Fenestration Competence Centre in Switzerland. 

About Sika

Sika has been founded in Switzerland in 1910 and is now an internationally active company. Sika is a leader in the area of process materials for sealing, bonding, damping, reinforcing and protecting loading-bearing structural components (buildings and infrastructure works) and in the industrial sector (vehicle construction, equipment construction and building components). Sika‘s product spectrum encompasses high-quality concrete additives, spray mortars, sealants and adhesives, damping and reinforcing materials, structural reinforcement systems, industrial floors and films. Sika has a worldwide presence in more than 70 countries with approximately 12,900 employees.

For more information, visit us at the Fensterbau / Frontale trade fair (Hall 7A, booth 222). or contact us at:

Sika Services AG,  Fenestration Competence Centre, Tüffenwies 16, 8048 Zurich, Switzerland, Telephone: +41 58 436 4040, E-mail: fenestration.team@ch.sika.com


600450 Efficient implementation of energy saving regulations glassonweb.com

See more news about:

Others also read

Safti First, San Francisco, leading manufacturer of fire rated glass and framing solutions, is proud to announce the release of the mySAFTI app, an interactive design tool that takes the guesswork out of choosing the correct fire rated glass product.
We look forward to working with you in the New Year and assisting you in any way that we can to ensure the continual success of your business!Best wishes for a Happy Holiday Season and our sincere thanksfor your support and goodwill throughout the year!We will come back with fresh news on January 3, 2011.
Company signs an exclusive license with Kelowna Motors, a well-established and highly reputable British Columbia- based MAZDA Dealer Diamon-Fusion International, Inc. (DFI Nanotechnology), global developer and exclusive licensor of patented hydrophobic nanotechnologies, announced today it has signed an exclusive license with Kelowna Motors, a well-established and highly reputable British Columbia-based MAZDA dealer, according to Guillermo Seta, corporate vice president and executive director.
The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) announced that Steve Johnson, John McFee, and Joe Jonely will serve as committee chairs for the ratings, accreditation and certification policy committees respectively.
The Middle East market is becoming a new and promising destination for local construction material producers to explore in the coming years.
Top Gear Live is a live arena show of the award winning TV program Top Gear. The live show features breath-taking stunts, remarkable special effects and epic driving sequences.

Add new comment