Cruise Ships and Ferry Boats

Leading manufacturers in the marine industry were quick to appreciate the unique properties and the outstanding quality of our innovative marine products many years ago – and have been using these systems ever since. The benefits are mutual: The feedback from our commercial collaboration with the builders of ocean-going cruisers and ferries also helps us to refine our technical know-how. Sika Marine engineers regularly visit their customers to discuss the needs and to develop new applications for Sika adhesive and sealing systems as well as for acoustic flooring solutions in collaboration with the end-user. Leading shipyards around the world are using our Marine products.

Cruise Ships and Ferry Boats

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For timber and teak decks that need to be completely watertight and weather-resistant, Sika has developed Sikaflex-290i DC. This extremely easy-to-use, Hi-UV-resistant, one component polyurethane deck-caulking compound can, once cured, be flush-sanded with the deck to supply a beautifully neat, clean finish.
Sika’s Marine Teak Deck Maintenance System preserves and cares for new and weathered teakwood as well as for all other kinds of wood applied above the waterline. Sikaflex-290i DC and Sikaflex-298 are major elements of Sika’s Totally Glued Teak Decking System.

  • Deck Caulking
  • Deck levelling and bedding
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Resistant to weathering and seawater, Sikaflex-291 is the perfect all-rounder: an all-purpose flexible marine sealant that bonds extremely well to all standard materials used in boat construction. Its outstanding elasticity ensures a durable, long-lasting seal alike all other Sikaflex Marine sealants and adhesives. Sikaflex-291 features 1-C, easy to apply, high elastomeric characteristics.
Sealing Applications:

  • Bilges
  • Chain plates
  • Deck Fittings & Hardware
  • Hatches
  • Ports
  • Etc.
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Joints that are subject to extreme dynamic stresses require a long-lasting high strength elastic adhesive with good gap-filling capabilities. Sikaflex-292, with its excellent shock-absorbing and vibration-damping properties, has been specially developed to meet these requirements in the punishing marine environment. When your safety may depend on it, only the best is good enough.
Bonding Applications:

  • Panels
  • Bulkheads
  • Hatches
  • Struts
  • Etc
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This is an application that calls for a UV-resistant adhesive with a high degree of elasticity. Sikaflex-295 UV combines the necessary elasticity with exactly the right consistency to maintain the required bond line thickness, thus ensuring that thermal movements in plastic glazing panels are absorbed progressively, without undue build-up of stresses. The UV-absorbing properties warrant endurance of the system.
Bonding Applications:

  • Windshields & Lights
  • Side Glasses
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Sikaflex-296 has been formulated for use on all types of mineral glass windows. The high- performance, yet elastic Sikaflex-296 adhesive is especially designed for bridging tolerances enhancing high modular performance. UV resistance renders the product suitable as a back-filler simultaneously.
Bonding Applications:

  • Windows and panoramic glasses

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On board ships, there are several dominant sound and vibration sources like diesel engines, gearboxes and propellers that transmit these kinds of energy. As a consequence, floors are not only expected to be smooth and level, but to play a major part in noise and vibration suppression.
Sika offers a range of products each of which have a floor levelling and smoothing aspect as well as varying degrees of noise and vibration reduction properties in order to meet the requirements from both, ship owners and regulatory bodies.

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Fire is one of the most dreaded situations that can be encountered at sea. With no feasible means of escape, there is little option but to combat the blaze. Therefore, all apertures used for power distribution must be fire protected. The same precautions apply to electrical conduits, tube systems, air conditioning channels and service shafts. The Sika Cable-Duct Fire protection System has been specially developed for this purpose. This quick, simple and efficient system meets all international fire protection safety standards.
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