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Durable Waterproof Wetroom with Sika Technology

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Sika AG, switzerland, is a globally active specialty chemicals company. sika supplies the building and construction industry as well as manufacturing industries (automotive, bus, truck, truck, rail, solar and wind power plants, facades). Sika is a leader in processing materials used in sealing, bonding, damping, reinforcing and protecting load-bearing structures. sikas product lines feature high quality concrete admixtures, specialty
mortars, sealants and adhesives, damping and reinforcing materials, structural strengthening systems, industrial flooring
as well as roofing and waterproofing systems.

Sainath Madhuban is one of the residential developments of sainath Developers, located in mumbai. The project offers
2 BHK Apartments. It is well equipped with all amenities to facilitate the needs of the residents. The project needed waterproofing in the form of a system.

Project Requirements

Waterproofing of the Wet Rooms for the Residential Project which included 17 floors out of which` 6 floors were completed
Challenge: Application carried out in monsoons, due to which it needed more time for curing.

Sika Solution

  • Sika provided with SikaCim® Pink which was firstly mixed with the cement homogenously and laid on the surface which acts as a protective plaster for the Wet Room.
  • It helps in enhancing the strength which in turn helped reducing labor cost per sq. foot since it required less time for plastering.
  • The project included four bathrooms and two kitchens on each floor i.e. till the 17 floors .The bathrooms covered are for six floors with area approximately 25-30 sq. ft.
  • Sika® Basic Kit included – Sika® WR Polymer which is a high performance multi functional polymer emulsion which was mixed for enhancing the properties of mortar/cement slurry providing good adhesion, water resistance and improvement of several other properties –specially designed for wet room
  • Sika® WR Putty was used for peripheral Joints between pipe and brick or concrete in wet room
  • Sika® WR Putty is a solvent-free epoxy resin based, providing with moisture insensitive property thus, for wet room pipe penetration waterproof sealing.

Sika Products

  • SikaCim® Pink
  • Sika® Wet Room Kit – Basic

Project Participants

  • Client: Sainath Developers
  • Applicator : Sanjeev Kumar
  • Contractor: Nirmiti – The Construction People onsultant: In House Team of Sainath Developers


For further details:
Sika India Pvt. Ltd.
601 A, Infinity Tower, Off Link Road, Malad (West) Mumbai – 400064
Ph: +91 22 4038 4038, Fax: +91 22 4038 4039
Email: info.india@in.sika.com
Web: http://ind.sika.com


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