Wind Energy

Wind turbines must meet the demands of performing in some of the harshest working environments throughout the world to deliver their required output over long periods of time.That is why many of the world’s leading wind turbine producers rely on Sika’s over 20 years of experience in the wind energy industry to provide high performing products and solutions to meet their tough manufacturing and installation performance specifications. Based on our extensive knowledge of the wind energy industry, Sika offers a full range of products and solutions from the base foundation to the tip of the blades, capable of withstanding the tough climatic conditions found on land and sea. As a Sika partner and customer, you can expect competent global and local support for product specification, development and testing, application systems design and logistics.

Tony Gray
Key Account Manager - Wind Energy
Office/Mobile: (574) 361-8424
gray.tony@us.sika.com

Systems: Wind Energy

Solutions for Wind Turbine Blades

Blades are a critical part in the overall turbine, and particular attention must be paid to their fabrication from design through to production. Sika accompanies you in every step of the process:

  • Fabrication of moulds and models
  • Manufacturing of blade shells
  • Assembling of blade shells
  • Finish and repair as well as surface protection
  • Attachment of interior and exterior elements
  • Attachment of interior and exterior elements
  • Lightning Protection Cable Adhesive
  • Counter balance compound
  • Blade Repair

Solutions for Nacelles and Machine Parts

Generator, gearbox and other engine parts must be protected from long term corrosion caused by the harsh climatic conditions surrounding the turbines. Sika offers you the right solution for:

  • Sealing and bonding nacelle elements
  • Corrosion and mechanical protection of all cast and steel elements
  • Nacelle repair

Solutions for Steel Towers and Foundations

Towers and foundations in off-shore locations must be protected from corrosion and embellished from their manufacturing until the turbine is taken down. Sika developed user friendly coating solutions for factory application and for repair on site giving top quality protection as well top long term aesthetics.

Solutions for Concrete Towers and Foundations

The concrete used for erecting wind turbine must be of a particularly high quality and precast tower elements, once assembled on site must provide a long term tight structure. Thanks to Sika’s 100 years successful experience in all construction structures, you can rely on our solutions:

  • Admixtures to improve concrete workability and performance
  • Adhesives for horizontal joints
  • Grouts for vertical and horizontal joints and gap filling