SOLUTIONS FOR BRIDGES & HIGHWAYS

Sika has the expertise and experience to innovatively support design ideas and the fulfillment of different requirements in bridge construction. Sika is a one-stop shop for all kinds of integrated construction solutions and services from the basement to the roof, which ensures compatibility and avoids unnecessary problems.

Concrete Spalling Root Cause:

  • Steel Reinforcement Corrosion
  • Freeze/Thaw Action
  • Impact

Structural Cracks Root Cause:

  • Overloading 
  • Structural movement/Vibration 
  • Earthquake impact

Scaling of Concrete Surface Root Cause:

  • Erosion 
  • Abrasion 
  • Salt expansion 
  • Freeze/Thaw action

Steel Corrosion Root Cause:

  • Inadequate steel coatings
  • Chloride ingress 
  • Water ingress

Non-Structural Cracks Root Cause:

  • Shrinkage 
  • Thermal movement 
  • Alkali Aggregate Reaction (AAR)

Leaching/Efflorescence Root Cause:

  • Water Ingress

Steel Reinforcement Corrosion Root Cause:

  • Chloride Ingress
  • Carbonated Concrete
  • Stray Electrical Current
CONCRETE DAMAGE AND DETERIORATION:
  1. Steel Reinforcement Corrosion
  2. Non-Structural Cracks
  3. Leaching/Efflorescence
  4. Structural Cracks
  5. Scaling of Concrete Surface
  6. Steel Corrosion
  7. Concrete Spalling

SIKA SELECTION GUIDE FOR BRIDGE REFURBISHMENT SOLUTIONS

Sika provides a full range of long lasting, cost effective and sustainable solutions for refurbishment of concrete bridges, including:

CONCRETE CURING AND WATERTIGHT JOINTS
CONCRETE CURING AND WATERTIGHT JOINTS
  • Ultracure DOT single-use concrete curing blanket
  • Greenstreak® PVC waterstops for watertight concrete joints
  • G-Seal® Paving Cap for expansion joints
  • Chemical injection grouts for sealing leaking joints/cracks

SIKAFLEX® AND SIKASIL® SEALANTS

SIKAFLEX® AND SIKASIL® SEALANTS
  • DOT approvals across the country
  • Ultra-low modulus Class 100 silicones: self-leveling Sikasil® 728SL and non-  sag Sikasil® 728NS
  • Sikasil® 728 RCS two-component, self-leveling, rapid cure silicone for fast turn-around bridge and highway joints.
  • Full range of polyurethane sealants.
CHEMICAL ANCHORING
CHEMICAL ANCHORING
  • Product line meets all your chemical anchoring needs
  • ICC Evaluation Reports for AC -308
  • Epoxy, Epoxy Acrylate, & Acrylic chemistries that suit your project
    needs
  • Economical dispensing systems

MORTARS

MORTARS
  • Two component polymer modified factory proportioned mortar kits with integral corrosion inhibitors
  • Prepackaged state of the art concrete mix in a bag - which includes SCC and rapid hardening mix
  • A complete range of shotcrete mortars
  • NTPEP evaluated products
STRENGTHENING

STRENGTHENING
  • Product mix that covers all your strengthening needs with FRP systems
  • ICC Evaluation Reports available
  • Glass & carbon wraps, carbon strips, and other highly engineered systems to meet all your project requirements

CONCRETE ADMIXTURES

CONCRETE ADMIXTURES
  • Faster construction with high early strength concrete using Sika® Rapid 1 and SikaSet®
  • Sika® ViscoCrete® Water Reducers for production of Self Consolidating Concrete.
  • Durability enhancing admixtures – Sika® Control - Shrinkage Reducing Admixtures, Sika® CNI- Corrosion Control, Sika ®Watertight
BRIDGE EXPANSION JOINTS

BRIDGE EXPANSION JOINTS
  • BEJS watertight bridge expansion joint by EMSEAL