The home appliances producers are driven by new design and product performances in combination with cost optimization. Sika offers value added solutions in bonding, sealing and noise deadening to support our customers to go beyond this challenges.

Adhesive, Sealants and Acoustic Parts for Home Appliances

Sika is leading partner of the Home Appliances producers for sealing, bonding and acoustic solutions. Sika’s global network of experts support you in the evaluation, testing and integration of solutions for washing, drying, cooling and cooking appliances.

May it be for new platforms or running production improvements. Our aim is to support you with reliable products and supply chain for process and cost optimization, increase of comfort or facilitate new design options.

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Home Appliances Applications

COOKTOP BONDING AND SEALING

Bonding of mounting systems and joint sealing on cooktops and ceramic hobs.

 

System Benefits

  • Eliminates mechanical fixing of cover glass
  • Broad service temperature
  • Increases the production output
  • Wide adhesion range with minimal surface preparation
  • Secures durability and tightness
  • Simplifies automation of production

 

Best recommended products

Sikasil® AS-785
Fast curing and structural assembly silicone adhesive

  • Outstanding adhesion and mechanical performance under harsh environment conditions
  • Excellent adhesion to a wide variety of substrates
  • Very good mechanical properties


Sikasil® AS-70
Structural assembly silicone adhesive

  • Outstanding UV and weathering resistance
  • Performance retention over a wide temperature range
  • Bonds excellent to glass, metals, coated metals, plastics and wood

CONTROL PANEL BONDING

Bonding of control panel to assembly frame.

 

System Benefits

  • Fully automatization possible
  • Secured durability
  • Possible for repositioning right after assembly
  • Cost-effective solution vs. tapes

 

Best recommended products

Sikasil® AS-785
Fast curing and structural assembly silicone adhesive

  • Outstanding adhesion and mechanical performance under harsh environment conditions
  • Excellent adhesion to a wide variety of substrates
  • Very good mechanical properties


SikaMelt®-675 IS
(formerly SikaMelt®-9675 IS)
Polyurethane hot melt with high initial strength for sandwich panels bonding

  • High green strength
  • Broad adhesion spectrum
  • Low odour

OVEN GLASS BONDING

Bonding of mounting systems and assembly elements to the oven glass door.

 

System Benefits

 

  • Eliminates mechanical fixing
  • Enhanced freedom for appealing designs
  • Secures durability thanks to structural adhesive
  • Increases the production output
  • Simplifies automation of production
  • Products with multiple curing speeds available

 

Best recommended products

Sikasil® AS-785
Fast curing and structural assembly silicone adhesive

  • Outstanding adhesion and mechanical performance under harsh environment conditions
  • Excellent adhesion to a wide variety of substrates
  • Very good mechanical properties

DRAWER ASSEMBLY
 

Corner bracket bonding and drawer assembly.

 

System Benefits

  • Fast assembly possible with elimination of mechanical fastening
  • Fewer process steps and small parts handling
  • Durable connection system

 

Best recommended products

SikaFast®-555 L10

Fast curing, 2-component structural adhesive

  • Strength development within minutes after application
  • Adhesion to a wide range of substrates without or with limited surface preparation
  • High strength and impact resistance

HANDLE REINFORCEMENT AND GENERAL SEALING

 

Fixation and reinforcement of handles as well as for general sealing applications like pipe-penetration sealing.

 

System Benefits

  • Simple application
  • Broad adhesion spectrum
  • High durability



Best recommended products

Sikaflex®-551

Highly durable, mold resistant and incidental food contact approved STP adhesive

HOUSING BONDING AND STIFFENING

Bonding of fridge housing or stiffener bars to reduce welding efforts and housing stability.

 

System Benefits

 

  • Minimization of welding points
  • Structural bonding and sealing in one-shot
  • Increased body stiffness and corrosion reduction

 

Best recommended products

SikaPower®-415 P1
Flexible, one-component, thixotropic, cold-applied, heatcuring sealant based on epoxy hybrid technology

CONTROL PANEL BONDINGHOUSING BONDING AND STIFFENING

Bonding of control panel to assembly frame.

 

System Benefits

  • Fully automatization possible
  • Secured durability
  • In-process application
  • Cost-effective solution vs. tapes

 

Best recommended products

SikaMelt®-675 IS

(formerly SikaMelt®-9675 IS)
Polyurethane hot melt with high initial strength for sandwich panels bonding

  • High green strength
  • Broad adhesion spectrum
  • Low odour

NOISE DAMPING

Dampening of the material born noise of copper pipes and cooling pods.

 

System Benefits

  • Provides good gap filling properties
  • Easy fixation of pads and customized shape
  • Good adhesion on all metals without primer
  • No smell, no corrosion or pollution in contact with copper pipes and paintwork
  • Excellent noise reduction at thin layer

 

Best recommended products

SikaDamp® VTS-15
Heat-resistant preformed butyl pads (with aluminum sheet

 

DECOR PANEL BONDING

Bonding of décor glass or fronts covers to plastic or metal door frames

 

System Benefits

  • Adhesion to glass and plastic frames with high initial strength and fast cure
  • Cost-effective solution vs. tapes plus design freedom
  • Suitable for fully automated processes

 

Best recommended products

Sikaflex®-250 PC
Warm applied adhesive with exceptional application properties

  • Excellent application properties
  • Suitable for automated application
  • High initial strength


SikaMelt®-675 IS
(formerly SikaMelt®-9675 IS)
Polyurethane hot melt with high initial strength for sandwich panels bonding

  • High green strength
  • Broad adhesion spectrum
  • Low odour

SEAM SEALING

 

Seam sealing prior insulation foam injection.

 

System Benefits

  • Cost-effective vs. tapes, can be foamed up to 60 % to further reduce unit cost
  • Manual or fully automated application, applicable in any shape and geometry for design freedom
  • High bonding strength even in warm settings, withstands high pressure and temperature during injection

 

Best recommended products

SikaMelt®-285
(former SikaMelt®-9285)
High Performance PSA Hot Melt

  • Good tack
  • High cohesion
  • Very good heat resistance

INSULATED GLASS DOORS

 

Sealing and bonding of insulted glasses for commercial fridges with primary and secondary sealing.

 

System Benefits

  • Good adhesion to glass and plastic frames
  • High durability and UV resistance
  • Suitable for automated application
  • Proven IG technology

 

Best recommended products

 

Sikasil® AS-785
Fast curing and structural assembly silicone adhesive

  • Outstanding adhesion and mechanical performance under harsh environment conditions
  • Excellent adhesion to a wide variety of substrates
  • Very good mechanical properties


Sikasil® IG-25
2-component silicone insulating glass secondary sealant, CE-marked

  • Meets requirements of EN 1279-4,
    EOTA ETAG 002 (carries ETA), EN 15434,
    ASTM C 1184, ASTM C 1369 and GB 16776
  • Structural sealant for use in insulating glass units according ETAG 002 Part 1 Edition November 1999 (Revised March 2012) used as EAD, ETA-05/0068 issued by Technical Assessment Body Deutsches Institut für Bautetchnik, Declaration of Performance 41500570, certified by notified product certification body 0757, certificate of constancy of performance 0757-CPR-596-7110761-3-4, and provided with the CE marking
  • Design tensile strength for dynamic loads:
    σdes = 0.14 MPa (ETA)


SikaGlaze IG-5 PIB
Thermoplastic primary sealant for insulating glass

  • Low water vapor transmission and argon permeation
  • Good adhesion to most glass and spacer materials
  • Excellent UV resistance

TOP PANEL BONDING
 

Bonding of the top panel into the plastic frame for fast production processes.

 

System Benefits

  • Cost-effective vs. tapes and two-component liquid PU with less adhesive consumption
  • Fully automated application possible
  • High final strength and flexibility, handling within seconds
 

Best recommended products

SikaMelt®-678
Polyurethane Hot Melt for assembly operations

  • Long open time for assembly (bead application)
  • Very high green strength also under warm conditions
  • Good adhesion on metals and polar plastics


SikaMelt®-679
Polyurethane Hot Melt for assembly applications with long open time

  • Very high tack
  • Long open time
  • Outstanding green strength

TOP PANEL BONDING
 

Bonding of the top panel into the plastic frame for fast production processes.

 

System Benefits

  • Cost-effective vs. tapes and two-component liquid PU with less adhesive consumption
  • Fully automated application possible
  • High final strength and flexibility, handling within seconds
 

Best recommended products

SikaMelt®-678
Polyurethane Hot Melt for assembly operations

  • Long open time for assembly (bead application)
  • Very high green strength also under warm conditions
  • Good adhesion on metals and polar plastics


SikaMelt®-679
Polyurethane Hot Melt for assembly applications with long open time

  • Very high tack
  • Long open time
  • Outstanding green strength

CONTROL PANEL BONDING DRYER
 

Bonding of control panel to assembly frame or door

 

System Benefits

  • Fully automatization possible
  • Secured durability
  • In-process application
  • Cost-effective solution vs. tapes

 

Best recommended products

SikaMelt®-675 IS
(formerly SikaMelt®-9675 IS)
Polyurethane hot melt with high initial strength for sandwich panels bonding

  • High green strength
  • Broad adhesion spectrum
  • Low odour


SikaMelt®-285
(formerly SikaMelt®-9285)
High Performance PSA Hot Melt

  • Good tack
  • High cohesion
  • Very good heat resistance

CONTROL PANEL BONDING WASHER
 

Bonding of control panel to assembly frame or door

 

System Benefits

  • Fully automatization possible
  • Secured durability
  • In-process application
  • Cost-effective solution vs. tapes

 

Best recommended products

SikaMelt®-675 IS
(formerly SikaMelt®-9675 IS)
Polyurethane hot melt with high initial strength for sandwich panels bonding

  • High green strength
  • Broad adhesion spectrum
  • Low odour


SikaMelt®-285
(formerly SikaMelt®-9285)
High Performance PSA Hot Melt

  • Good tack
  • High cohesion
  • Very good heat resistance

CONTROL PANEL BONDING DRYER
 

Bonding of control panel to assembly frame or door

 

System Benefits

  • Fully automatization possible
  • Secured durability
  • In-process application
  • Cost-effective solution vs. tapes

 

Best recommended products

SikaMelt®-675 IS
(formerly SikaMelt®-9675 IS)
Polyurethane hot melt with high initial strength for sandwich panels bonding

  • High green strength
  • Broad adhesion spectrum
  • Low odour


SikaMelt®-285
(formerly SikaMelt®-9285)
High Performance PSA Hot Melt

  • Good tack
  • High cohesion
  • Very good heat resistance

COUNTER WEIGHT BONDING
 

Bonding of the concrete counter weight to replace mechanical fixing.

 

System Benefits

  • Fewer stress peaks and better load distribution
  • Enhanced damping from vibration and noise
  • Substantial cost savings: allows for fully automated high speed production

 

Best recommended products

Sikaflex®-254
One-component PU, can be accelerated with SikaBooster®

Sikaflex®-554
One-component STP, can be accelerated with SikaBooster®

WINDOW TO DOOR SEALING
 

Sealing and bonding of insulted glasses for commercial fridges with primary and secondary sealing.

 

System Benefits

  • Easy to apply, cures without heat
  • Wide adhesion spectrum and good aging resistance
  • Plastic product with good non-sagging performance

 

Best recommended products

SikaLastomer® -710
Non-sagging butyl paste

WINDOW TO DOOR SEALING
 

Sealing and bonding of insulted glasses for commercial fridges with primary and secondary sealing.

 

System Benefits

  • Easy to apply, cures without heat
  • Wide adhesion spectrum and good aging resistance
  • Plastic product with good non-sagging performance

 

Best recommended products

SikaLastomer® -710
Non-sagging butyl paste

VIBRATION AND NOISE REDUCTION
 

Reduced noise emissions by vibration and noise absorbing acoustic pads.

 

System Benefits

  • Customized shape
  • Full automation possible
  • Specialized for steel and plastic substrate

 

Best recommended products

SikaDamp® -108 and SikaDamp® -115
Meltsheets and self-adhesive sheets for vibration and noise damping

VIBRATION AND NOISE REDUCTION
 

Reduced noise emissions by vibration and noise absorbing acoustic pads.

 

System Benefits

  • Customized shape
  • Full automation possible
  • Specialized for steel and plastic substrate

 

Best recommended products

SikaDamp® -108 and SikaDamp® -115
Meltsheets and self-adhesive sheets for vibration and noise damping

HEAT CONDENSER ASSEMBLY
 

Bonding and casting of the heat condenser unit.

 

System Benefits

  • Good gap filling properties and adhesion to a wide range of substrates
  • Good aging and chemical resistance
  • Room temperature curing with solvent free technology

Best recommended products

SikaForce®-1710/1600
Low viscosity two-component structural polyurethane

SikaMelt®-9185 IA
Low density reactive polyolefin hot melt

TOP PANEL BONDING
 

Bonding of the top panel into the plastic frame for fast production processes.

 

System Benefits

  • Cost-effective vs. tapes and two-component liquid PU with less adhesive consumption
  • Fully automated application possible
  • High final strength and flexibility, handling within seconds
 

Best recommended products

SikaMelt®-678
Polyurethane Hot Melt for assembly operations

  • Long open time for assembly (bead application)
  • Very high green strength also under warm conditions
  • Good adhesion on metals and polar plastics


SikaMelt®-679
Polyurethane Hot Melt for assembly applications with long open time

  • Very high tack
  • Long open time
  • Outstanding green strength

HOUSING SEALING
 

Rear wall or bottom bonding and sealing.

 

System Benefits

  • High process efficiency
  • Fewer stress peaks and better load distribution
  • Noise and vibration damping

 

Best recommended products

Sikasil® AS-785
Fast curing and structural assembly silicone adhesive

  • Outstanding adhesion and mechanical performance under harsh environment conditions
  • Excellent adhesion to a wide variety of substrates
  • Very good mechanical properties

CONTROL PANEL BONDING
 

Bonding of control panel to assembly frame or door

 

System Benefits

  • Fully automatization possible
  • Secured durability
  • In-process application
  • Cost-effective solution vs. tapes

 

Best recommended products

SikaMelt®-675 IS
(formerly SikaMelt®-9675 IS)
Polyurethane hot melt with high initial strength for sandwich panels bonding

  • High green strength
  • Broad adhesion spectrum
  • Low odour

DECOR PANEL BONDING

Bonding of décor glass or fronts covers to plastic or metal door frames

 

System Benefits

  • Adhesion to glass and plastic frames with high initial strength and fast cure
  • Cost-effective solution vs. tapes plus design freedom
  • Suitable for fully automated processes

 

Best recommended products

Sikaflex®-250 PC
Warm applied adhesive with exceptional application properties

  • Excellent application properties
  • Suitable for automated application
  • High initial strength


SikaMelt®-675 IS
(formerly SikaMelt®-9675 IS)
Polyurethane hot melt with high initial strength for sandwich panels bonding

  • High green strength
  • Broad adhesion spectrum
  • Low odour

STIFFENER AND CASE BONDING
 

Bonding of stiffeners and the metal case.

 

System Benefits

  • Elastic bonding can damp from vibration and noise while reinforcing and stabilizing housing
  • Minimum stress peaks into the metal frame, preventing tearing and warping
  • Material and labour savings

 

Best recommended products

Sikaflex®-254
One-component PU, can be accelerated with SikaBooster®

SOUND DAMPING
 

Noice reduction for increased comfort with meltsheets.

 

System Benefits

  • Cost-effective solution
  • Easy application with automatized pick-and-place technology possible
  • Customized shape

 

Best recommended products

SikaDamp®-110 and SikaDamp®-120
Cost-effective acoustic noise reduction meltsheets in various surface weight / thicknesses available

CORNER BRACKET BONDING
 

Bonding of corner brackets of front sheets.

 

System Benefits

  • Fast assembly possible with elimination of mechanical fastening
  • Fewer process steps and small parts handling
  • Durable connection system

 

Best recommended products

SikaFast®-555 L10

Fast curing, 2-component structural adhesive

  • Strength development within minutes after application
  • Adhesion to a wide range of substrates without or with limited surface preparation
  • High strength and impact resistance