Data centres present distinct challenges. Sika Ireland understands these challenges and offers specific expertise and solutions to meet the rigorous performance requirements of every part of data centres, both in new build and refurbishment projects.  

We can offer expert guidance and innovative solutions customised to address your unique needs. Our systems can boost performance and potentially decrease operating expenses, ensuring that your data centre stays at the forefront of innovation, efficiecy and sustainability.

Sika products have been installed on over
data centres
Sika Sarnafil® roofing has been installed on over
data centres
There are currently over
data centres located in over 120 countries.¹

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Sika Ireland's Full Range Systems for Data Centres

Building & Roof of a data center
Sika Flooring Solutions applied on the floor of a data center
Concrete floor in warehouse
Sika Emseal rooftop expansion joint in black on white cool roof at Kansas City International airport
SikaProof® A+ application on jobsite
Applying Sika Boom

1. Roofing Solutions

Sika's Single Ply Roof Membranes

Sika has a range of high performance single ply roofing membranes within the Sarnafil® product range.  They are high quality, extremely durable and the most proven solutions to ensure watertightness. Sika's technical team is happy to assist with project design while the application is carried out by trained and approved contractors, with on-site oversight by Sika's technical team.

Sarnafil® membranes have a proven manufacturing track record of over 60 years.

Key Benefits
Sarnafil® roofing membranes are UV resistant as well as system tested to meet the required fire standards. They offer excellent wind uplift resistance and are FM Approved, BBA approved and have BroofT4 Fire testing. There is a wide range of assemblies available for both adhered and mechanically fastened systems.

Multipe Product Options
Sarnafil® range offers options for bonded systems in both PVC (polyvinyl chloride) and FPO (flexible polyolefin) single ply membrane technologies. The Sarnafil® range also features an innovative "peel and stick" self-adhered system that reduces labour and avoids VOC fumes normally associated with liquid primers and adhesives.

Sarnafil® membranes have a long life cycle, are environmentally friendly, recyclable and meet LEED, Green Globes®, BBA, BREEAM®, DGNB® and NSF requirements. "Cradle to Cradle" Certified is a specifiers guarantee that the certified building products have been manufacured with sustainability and sustainable future as the key driver.

Advanced Technology
Sarnafil®  AT is the first single ply membrane to achieve "Cradle to Cradle" certification and offer "self-healing" protection if or when punctured.

SikaShield® Bitumen Felt Roofing System

With it's SikaShield® product line, Sika features a range of high performance bituminous flat roofing membranes. They offer robust watertightness and Sika's technical team is happy to assist with project design while trained and approved contractors carry out the application, with on-site oversight by Sika's field technicians.

Can be applied on steel, concrete or timber deck assemblies.

Multiple product solutions
The SikaShield® range includes zero flame self-adhered vapour barriers, base and cap sheets that provide a safe solution through flame-free installation, as well as gas torch application options.  These can be mixed depending on project dynamics.

The SikaShield® core waterproofing membrane has been developed in a hybrid format - with a combination of APAO bitumen on the surface for its hard-wearing profile and SBS bitumen on the lower surface for its better workability, all with fibreglass and polyester reinforcement mats in the middle.

SikaRoof® Control - Monitoring / Leak Detection Systems

System Information
SikaRoof® Control Monitoring System enables to inspect water ingress and detect/locate the defective area and helps to secure material assets and prevents consequential damages.   

Possibility of simple leak-tests from the beginning
Leak detection/tests can be conducted with the Low and High voltage method
Singnificat reduced costs due to target determination of the error sources

Monitoring App
Easy, informative and intuitive. The monitoring App can be used on computers and smartphones and provides you real time data 24/7.

Waterproofing membrane applied on a roof

2. Flooring Solutions

Sikafloor® ESD

Ultimate Protection
The Sikafloor® ESD range is the best solution for safeguarding against electrostatic discharge (ESD) and ensuring optimal protection for sensitive devices and equipment.

Low Maintenance
With its seamless coverage, the Sikafloor® ESD range is a low-maintenance option that is both easy to clean and refurbish.

The Sikafloor® ESD range is specifically designed for use in server halls, data processing rooms, and clean rooms containing sensitive equipment.

Sikafloor® Epoxy

Durable Solution
For areas that face heavy traffic, the Sikafloor® epoxy range provides a resilient solution. With excellent resistance to abrasion, chemicals, and impact, this products are designed to withstand harsh conditions.

Low Maintenance
The Sikafloor® epoxy range offers seamless coverage, is slip-resistant, easy to clean and customizable for a broad range of applications.

Sikafloor® epoxy is a great choice for diverse reange of areas, including server halls, mechanical rooms, hallways, logistics and storage facilities.

Sikafloor® Concrete Sealers & Hardeners

Economic Floor Solutions
Sikafloor® concrete sealers & hardeners encompass a full range of sealers, industrial screeds, liquid hardeners, and dry shakes.

Great Performance
Sikafloor® concrete sealers & hardeners are durable and tough, provide excellent abrasion and impact resistance, come in a high variety of finishing options and provide low odor/ VOC.

Sikafloor® concrete sealers & hardeners are ideal for data halls, warehouses, logistical areas, and non-critical heavy-duty operations.

Sika Flooring Solutions applied on the floor of a data center

3. Concrete Solutions

Sika® Concrete Admixtures and SikaFiber®

Sika Admixtures and SikaFiber®
They can reduce water-cement ratios, accelerate the construction schedule, and increase the safety, as well as life span of the concrete and joint spacing.

Reduce carbon footprint, and save time and money by eliminate steel reinforcement, submittals (shop drawings), installation labour amd tripping hazards. SikaFiber® can possibly save up to 30% over conventional steel reinforcement slabs.

Sika® Admixtures can minimise shrinkage, minimise permeability, increase strength. SikaFiber® will reduce craking. Sika fibers and admixtures can increase durability, sustainability, life cycle and lower maintenance costs.

Slabs, roof decks, composite metal decks, precast wall panels.

Concrete floor of data center

4. Movement Joint Solutions

Building Enclosure Systems and Fire-Resistant Expansion Joints

Fire-Resistant Joint Solutions
Sika offers continuous, watertight sealing systems with factory prefabricated transitions, intersections and changes in direction and plane.
We also offer seismic movement joint covers for floor joints including fire-resistant joints to ensure life safety.

Ensures a sealed, safe and energy-efficient building envelope.
Ability to join identical or non-identical joint technologies.
Allows for directional changes through prefabricated transitions.
Watertight, airtight and weatherproof smoke seal.
Cost-effective and fast without any mechanical anchoring.
Capable of being heat welded and compatible with almost all roofing membranes.
Drive-on cover plates are anchored non-invasively.  

Roofs, below-grade, vertical walls, horizontal deck/floors, split slab plaza/podiums and fire resistant applications.

Some systems are fire resistant up to 4 hours (UL 2079, EN 1366-4, and AS 1530).
Expansion joints have 100% three-dimensional movement capability.

Sika Emseal beige expansion joint seismic joint in stone

5. Waterproofing Solutions

Sikaproof® A+ Waterproofing System

Fully Dual Bonded System
SikaProof® A+ hybrid bonding layer offers a dual mechanical and adhesive bond.

SikaProof® A+ is an extremely robust and flexible membrane whose joints can either be taped or thermally welded.

SikaProof® A+ allows for easy detailing with reduced risk attached and prevents lateral water migration.

SikaProof® A+ application on jobsite

6. Fire Stopping Systems

Fire Stopping / Passive Fire Protection Systems

Complete Portfolio
Sika offers products that range from intumescent sealants, foams, boards, collars, backer rods to coatings.

Sika's compartmented fire protection systems keeps fire in one compartment and prevents it from spreading.

The products can be used as fire stopping measures for cable ducts and other wall & floor penetrations.

Application of expaning foam