Sika Industry Introduces SikaTack Panel-50 Adhesive for Use in SikaTack Panel System
MADISON HEIGHTS, MI -- Sika Corporation, a premier supplier of innovative adhesive and sealant solutions, recently introduced SikaTack® Panel-50 into its Vertical Glass product line offerings. SikaTack® Panel-50 is a one-component neutral curing silicone, which combines mechanical strength with excellent elasticity. This product is ideally suited for use in structural joints in ventilated facades between the vertically installed substructure and the facade panels that will be subjected to dynamic and static stresses.
SikaTack® Panel-50 is a vital component of the SikaTack® Panel System. This unique adhesive system allows for the design of aesthetically pleasing building facades that improve modern living comfort, promote energy savings and sustainable building investment. When it comes to ventilated facade panels, SikaTack® Panel System meets exacting building requirements and eliminates the need for unsightly screws or rivets in panel fixation. This unique architectural system has been designed for use in both new construction and refurbishment. Benefits of utilizing this complete system include:
- No visible screws or rivets
- No deflections of panels, since elastic bonding provides uniform tension
- Withstands high dynamic stresses
- Extremely cost effective due to fast installation
- Increased thermal performance on exterior walls
- Provides creative opportunities in facade design
"The SikaTack® Panel-50 is a great addition to the SikaTack® Panel System," said John Babun, national manager of vertical glass. “Enabling customers to utilize a comprehensive panel bonding system to meet their unique facade application needs."
Products that comprise the full SikaTack® Panel System include SikaTack® Panel-50 - One component moisture curing structural silicone, SikaTack® Panel Primer - Pigmented, solvent-based adhesion promoter, SikaTack® Panel Fixing Tape - Closed cell PE foam core with pressure sensitive adhesive for panel pre-fixation, and Sika® Aktivator-205 - Adhesion promoting solution for the pretreatment of bonding surfaces prior to utilizing Sikaflex® products.
For more information, go to https://usa.sika.com/industry/en/industry-markets/facade-window-door.html.