Concrete is no longer simply cementitious materials, aggregates and water; it is a high performance material with not just four, but 7 Essentials - The Concrete Essentials: Cementitious Material, Fine Aggregate, Coarse Aggregate, Water, Chemical Admixtures, Fiber Reinforcement and Integral Color.

7 Essentials - Infinite Possibilities for beautiful, durable, high performance, long lasting concrete! Follow along as we continue to redefine concrete for the built environment.With a full line of concrete admixtures and complementary products, Sika has unique and innovative solutions to meet the needs of the concrete industry.   

Slab Solutions

For slab-on-grade applications, a package representing the essentials to minimize cracking, increase joint spacing and enhance finished surface quality / durability has been created. This suite of products demonstrates measurable benefits for the designer, contractor, and owner alike.  Sika is able to provide an easier, less laborious, cost effective solution for your jobsite through the replacement of traditional reinforcement with concrete fibers and load transferring dowels, minimizing repair costs with high quality admixtures, and enhancing the overall quality of your slab with proper curing and post applied systems.

Wastewater Solutions

For wastewater applications, a package representing the essentials to create a watertight, easy to place, long lasting structures has been created.  The suite of products demonstrates measurable benefits for the designer, contractor, and owner alike. Through a complete line of admixtures, waterstops, sealants, coatings, and accessories, water and wastewater treatment plants can be constructed with fully compatible products from a single manufacturer, better ensuring the highest level of system performance and structure durability. 

Commercial Solutions

For commercial applications, a package representing the essentials to create a watertight, easy to place, long lasting structures has been created.  The suite of products demonstrates measurable benefits for the designer, contractor, and owner alike. Through a complete line of admixtures, waterstops, sealants, coatings, and accessories, commercial construction projects can be constructed with fully compatible products from a single manufacturer, better ensuring the highest level of system performance and structure durability.

Precast Solutions

The need for improved project delivery and cost efficiency continues to increase. With this in mind, Sika has created the Concrete Essentials, representing a complete suite of products ideally suited for all project applications.  

7 Essentials - One Material, Infinite Possibilities