Man holding powercure dispenser in train plant

PowerCure Adhesives for the Transportation Industry

For the transportation industry, Sika is providing product systems. Those are available as 1C,  bulk booster solution, and also for the PowerCure system. These products reach the same final performance, regardless of cured by air moisture or SikaBooster®. In use, the combination of such products is beneficial.  For example, Sikaflex®-268 + Booster, out of bulk, is most economical for large volume applications. Sikaflex®-268 PowerCure, however, is ideal for line applications where less consumption is required. Pump equipment is often not financially justified.

Sikaflex®-223 PowerCure

Sikaflex®-223 PowerCure is an adhesive for the bonding of organic glass and plastic materials. When joining large plastic panels with metal substrates, different thermal expansion factors must be considered. Sikaflex®-223 PowerCure is combining high elasticity with accelerated curing to avoid stress from thermal expansion.  It is also useful as an exterior sealant thanks to its excellent weathering characteristics.
Sikaflex®-223 is available as a 1C and accelerated curing PowerCure product.

Sikaflex®-268 System

Sikaflex®-268 PowerCure is an adhesives system for panel assembly and glass bonding applications in the transportation industry. It performs very high in weathering and cleaner resistance as required by railway manufacturers. It is available as a 1C,  booster system in bulk as well as a PowerCure product.

Sikaflex®-271 System

Sikaflex®-271 PowerCure is a high-performance windshield adhesive. In automatic glass installation, it holds the windshield in place thanks to its fast strength and adhesion development. Sikaflex®-271 is available as 1C, booster system in bulk as well as a PowerCure product. 

Sikaflex®-558 System

Sikaflex®-558 PowerCure is a silane-terminated polymer (STP) adhesive for panel assembly and windshield installation. STP adhesives are free of isocyanates and require less pre-treatment to a wide range of bonding substrates. Sikaflex®-558 is available as 1C as well as an accelerated PowerCure product. 

Automotive Aftermarket car glass replacement application with a manual gun containing adhesive

PowerCure Adhesives for auto glass replacement

The PowerCure system delivers unmatched performance for windshield replacement application that requires a fast turnaround time. PowerCure is designed to work under the harsh outdoor conditions typical for the vehicle glass repair and replacement industry.  Shortest Safe Drive-Away Time, fastest through curing and unmatched user comfort make PowerCure adhesives the ideal solution for getting vehicles back on the road without compromising safety and quality.

SikaTack® ELITE

SikaTack® ELITE is the ideal solution for passenger car glass replacements. Windshields installed with SikaTack® ELITE return the vehicle to original stiffness, safety, and comfort within just 60 minutes after installation. 

Sikaflex®-268 PowerCure

Sikaflex®-268 PowerCure is an accelerated curing glass adhesive and joint sealant. It meets the standards of the railway industry for both manufacturing and repair. 

Sikaflex®-271 PowerCure

Sikaflex-271® PowerCure offers more working time as required for the installation of large windshields in bus or truck glass replacement. Sikaflex-271® PowerCure combines ideal working time with accelerated curing. Even heavy vehicles with large windshields can be put back into service after just 90 minutes from installation 

Man assembling a window with PowerCure dispenser

PowerCure Adhesives for structural glass bonding in residential windows with high burglary resistance

PowerCure technology isn’t limited to STP and PUR adhesives. Sika also offers “boosted” one-component silicones compatible with the PowerCure dispensing system.  Boosted silicones combine the benefits of both one- and two-component adhesives: Climate-independent and quick-curing along with the utmost ease in manual application. There is almost no limit to how the products can be used, including working in harsh outdoor conditions typical for window repair.

Sikasil® WT-66

Sikasil® WT-66 is a boosted silicone adhesive for structural window bonding and for other bonding applications where superior resistance to UV radiation, weathering, and high temperatures is required. Sikasil® WT-66 provides a durable and robust bond between the insulating glass unit and the sash frame. This makes it much more difficult for a would-be opportunist burglar to lever out the insulating glass unit compared to conventionally assembled sashes.

Link to Sikasil® WT-66