- Moisture tolerant
- Low viscosity
- Good penetration
- Excellent bond strength
- Easy application
- Short waiting times
- Priming concrete substrates
- Priming cement screeds
- Priming epoxy mortars
- Normal to strong absorbent substrates
- Binder for levelling mortars and mortar screeds
- Intermediate layer underneath Sikafloor 263 SL and Sikafloor 264
- Primer for the Sikafloor 263 SL and Sikafloor 264 economic flooring system
For further details and application instruction, please refer to the downloadable data sheets below.
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.
|Typical Coverage (per coat)||0.35 - 0.55 kg/m²|
|Touch Dry||12 Hours|
|The figures stated above are approximate. Please ensure you refer to all datasheets for full application information.|
|Philip Mahood on 30/05/2018|
Could you give me the coverage of the 161?
As a primer/bonding bridge coverage will be 0.35 - 0.55 kg/m².
|adam lodge on 19/03/2017|
Question: Can this product be used with anhydrite floor screeds?
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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