Sikafloor 161

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Sikafloor 161 is a two part epoxy primer, levelling mortar and intermediate layer. Sikafloor 161 is an economic, two part, low viscosity epoxy resin that is a moisture tolerant, solvent free primer for Sikafloor systems and a binder for Sika levelling mortars and screeds.

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Product Description

Sikafloor 161 is a two part epoxy primer, levelling mortar and intermediate layer. Sikafloor 161 is an economic, two part, low viscosity epoxy resin that is a moisture tolerant, solvent free primer for Sikafloor systems and a binder for Sika levelling mortars and screeds.

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Features and Benefits:

  • Low viscosity
  • Good penetration
  • Excellent bond strength
  • Easy application
  • Short waiting times
  • Multi-purpose

For more details please download the product data sheet from the 'DATASHEETS' tab above.

It is your responsibility to read the Product Data Sheets (available below) before you place an order and prior to application of the product. The content of this website is our best recommendation and is not advice. Coverage rates quoted are approximate, you agree that coverage depends on the condition of the substrate, surface absorption, texture and application method. We ALWAYS recommend a trial area is coated to ensure the product meets your requirements before use.

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Questions



questions adam lodge on 19/03/2017
Question: Can this product be used with anhydrite floor screeds?
Answer: 

Subject to satisfactory preparation Sika have advised they do not see any issues in using Sikafloor 161 as a primer with an Anhydrite screed substrate.


However, the moisture content would need to be a lot lower than normal when using an epoxy over this type of screed, Sika recommend 0.5%.


Anhydrite cures by expelling moisture whereas sand and cement cure by using water (hydration of the cement). This means you need a much lower moisture content before using an epoxy over the screed.


It's also important to know that total sealing of the screed can cause it to emulsify at a later date should water become present, therefore we would advise proceeding with caution.

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