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Sika Automotive Unveils SikaBaffle®-230, a Highly-expandable Elastomeric Tape for Sealing Applications

Published on 2017-02-01. Author : SpecialChem

Sika Launches SikaBaffle®-230 High-Expansion Acoustic Tape
Sika Launches SikaBaffle®-230 High-Expansion Acoustic Tape

Madison Heights, MI -- As a leading global supplier of acoustic systems products to the automotive industry, Sika Automotive expands its product portfolio with SikaBaffle®-230, a rubber-based, highly-expandable elastomeric tape for sealing and acoustic treatments in the automotive body shop.

Its reduced mass and high expansion help enable lightweight vehicle initiatives, combined with enhanced performance properties including tenacious adhesion, wide substrate compatibility, and excellent water sealing and acoustic performance.

Rubber-based Tape


Elastomeric tapes are widely used in the automotive industry to seal small hollow body cavities and represent multiple benefits for OEMs such as shorter design time, ease of application and low investment cost.

Sika’s new body shop sealant tape, SikaBaffle®-230, provides excellent sealing for body cavities. Once expanded, it remains soft and provides outstanding sound absorption characteristics. This product is fully compatible with body shop automotive treatments and keeps its expansion properties over a broad temperature range.

Properties of SikaBaffle®-230


  • A key attribute of this product is its versatility.
  • Easy to apply, it can be used anywhere in the vehicle body, including the wet areas. Highly remarkable is its great application flexibility - showing excellent adhesion to a wide range of steel and aluminum substrates.
  • Combined with reduced VOC emissions, SikaBaffle®-230 is the product of choice for sustainable solutions. 

About Sika Automotive


Sika Automotive is a leading innovator and supplier of automotive bonding, sealing, damping and reinforcing solutions for vehicle BIW, body structure, interior and exterior components. Its full range of Sika branded technologies provide increased structural performance and added acoustic comfort in automobiles, while improving automotive production processes.

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Source: Sika
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