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Sika is one of the leading manufacturers of glass bonding systems for passenger cars and heavy commercial vehicles (Original Equipment Manufacturers). Sika pioneered the technology and since 1987 Sika has been supplying this industry on a global scale and understands the various specifications of the OEMs to bond automotive glass in
vehicles.

Furthermore Sika supplies the vehicle glass repair and replacement industry with the same quality of bonding systems for automotive glass replacement.

One of the major challenges of vehicle glass and repair is to provide this industry with an adhesives system which is tailored to the specific requirements of the repair and replacement application. For example this includes requirements such as that the system may be used in all 4 seasons for mobile situations or for installations performed at a branch location.

Sika offers industry leading solutions for automotive glass bonding both at the automotive factory level of the OEM as well as for vehicle glass repair and replacement.
The adhesive are tested according FMVSS212. The standard FMVSS 212 applies to
passenger cars, multipurpose passenger vehicles, trucks, and buses having a gross weight rating of 4500kg or less.

Product Temperature range SDAT
Application Tool
SikaTack® ELITE -10 °C ─ 35 °C 30 minutes PowerCure dispenser
SikaTack® PRO -10 °C ─ 35 °C 30 minutes strong battery driven gun
SikaTack® DRIVE 5 °C ─ 35 °C 60 minutes battery driven gun
SikaTack® GO! 5 °C ─ 35 °C 120 minutes battery driven gun

Safe Drive-Away Time may be affected in certain cases.

Backlight / Roof / Side Glasses

Back lights, side glasses and roof glasses for cars below 4500 kg, supported with blocks or clips, follow the standard Safe Drive-Away Time (SDAT) according to Product Data Sheet (PDS). This recommendation is not according to FMVSS 212.

Windscreens for cars without airbags

Cars below 4500 kg and without airbags follow the aforementioned SDAT according to PDS.
Suitable UV protection needs to be provided for all installations.This recommendation is not according to FMVSS 212.