Sika UK launches low-carbon concrete repair mortar

By Leila Steed22 July 2021

Sika UK MonoTop concrete repair range image The new Sika MonoTop range is designed for long-term concrete repair.

Sika UK has launched a new range of low-carbon concrete repair mortars, that it says will set a “new standard for low environmental impact concrete”.  

Designed for long-term concrete repair, the company’s new MonoTop mortars use less carbon and are made from recycled materials.

The bonding binder and concrete and levelling mortars within the product range, all contain recycled waste materials.

Part of Switzerland-based Sika Group, Sika UK said, “To provide a clearer picture of how the new, sustainable MonoTop system’s performance compares to other concrete repair solutions, the amount of CO2 it saves – based on a ratio of 1 ton of CO2 per 100m2 of material – is the equivalent of an average petrol car driving for half a year.”

According to the manufacturer, the sustainable product also has “dust-reducing properties” for a less polluted working environment.

During application the MonoTop system produces up to 70% less particle emissions than other similar products.  

John Baron, head of target marketing at Sika UK, said, “We are extremely excited to be launching this new system, an evolution of Sika’s trusted MonoTop brand.

“MonoTop is a key part of Sika’s long-term policy to create solutions which are as renowned for their sustainable performance as their excellent repair performance.

“We are very proud of this product. It will serve our buildings and the construction industry as a whole very well.”

Delivered directly to your inbox, World Construction Week Newsletter features the pick of the breaking news stories, product launches, show reports and more from KHL's world-class editorial team.
Longer Reads
Computer vision AI sees the way forward
Salman Chaudhary, CEO at EmpiricAI, explains why computer vision AI offers a glimpse of the future of health & safety in the construction sector
How wearable technology is used in construction
Wearable technology is helping construction companies become more productive and is also boosting health and safety 
Post-pandemic demand lengthens delivery times for construction equipment
Government stimulus measures following the global pandemic have led to a surge in demand for construction equipment
Andy Brown Editor, International Construction Tel: +44 (0) 1892 786 224 E-mail:
Simon Kelly Sales Manager Tel: +44 (0) 1892 786 223 E-mail: