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3D Printed Technical Ceramics: Technologies and Global Markets

3D Printed Technical Ceramics: Technologies and Global Markets

The global market for 3D printing of technical ceramics reached $118 million and $142 million in 2015 and 2016, respectively. This market is expected to increase from $174 million in 2017 to $544 million in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 25.6% for 2017-2022. 

Report Includes
An overview of the global market for 3D printed technical ceramics.
Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2015 and 2016, estimates for 2017, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2022.
Evaluation of the market on the basis of product category, application, and region.
A technological review of 3D printed technical ceramics, including material types, fabrication technologies, and characteristics of formed products.
Presentation of market growth trends based on industry growth, technological trends, and regional trends.
Listing of significant patents recently issued or applied pertaining to 3D printed technical ceramics
Profiles of main industry players and their products.

Report Scope
This report provides an updated review of 3D printed technical ceramics and their fabrication processes, and identifies current and emerging applications for these technologies.
BCC Research delineates the current market status for 3DP-TC, defines trends and presents growth forecasts for the next five years. The 3DP-TC market is analyzed based on the following segments: product type, material, technology, application and region. In addition, technological issues, including key events and the latest process developments, are discussed.

More specifically, the market analysis conducted by BCC Research for this report is divided into five sections.

In the first section, an introduction to the topic and a historical review of ceramic 3D printing are provided, including an outline of recent events. In this section, current and emerging applications for 3D printed technical ceramics are also identified and grouped in segments (electrical and electronics, optical and optoelectronics, mechanical/chemical, energy and life science).

The second section provides a technological review of 3D printed technical ceramics. This section offers a revised and detailed description of various ceramic 3D printing processes; advantages and disadvantages of each method; typical materials for 3DP-TC; and new and emerging fabrication processes. This section concludes with an analysis of the most important technological developments since 2014, including examples of significant patents recently issued or applied for, as well as highlighting the most active research organizations operating in this field.

The third section entails a global market analysis for 3DP-TC. Global revenues (sales data in millions of dollars) are presented for each segment (product type, material, technology, application and region), with actual data referring to the years 2015 and 2016, and estimates for 2017.

The analysis of current revenues for 3DP-TC is followed by a detailed presentation of market growth trends, based on industry growth, technological trends and regional trends. The third section concludes by providing projected revenues for 3DP-TC within each segment, together with forecast compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) for the period of 2017 through 2022.

In the fourth section of the study, which covers global industry structure, the report offers a list of the leading suppliers of equipment, materials and services for 3DP-TC, together with a description of their products. The analysis includes a description of the geographical distribution of these firms and an evaluation of other key industry players. Profiles of the top players are also provided.

The fifth and final section includes an analysis of recently issued U.S. patents, with a summary of patents related to fabrication methods for 3DP-TC, equipment and applications. Patent analysis is performed by region, country, assignee, patent category, application and process type.


Chapter 1: Introduction
Study Goals and Objectives
Reasons for Doing This Study
Intended Audience
Scope of Report
Methodology and Information Sources
Geographic Breakdown
Analyst's Credentials
Related BCC Research Reports
Chapter 2: Summary and Highlights
Chapter 3: Market and Technology Background
Definitions and Study Focus
3D Printing Market
Milestones in the History of 3D Printed Technical Ceramics
Current and Emerging Applications for 3D Printed Technical Ceramics
Life Science
Electrical and Electronics
Optical and Optoelectronics
Mechanical/Chemical
Energy
Chapter 4: Ceramic 3D Printing Technologies
Fabrication of Technical Ceramics by 3D Printing
3D Printing Processes for Technical Ceramics
Materials for 3D Printed Technical Ceramics
Latest Technological Developments, 2014 to Present
Other Relevant R&D Activities
Chapter 5: Global Markets
Analysis Outline
Global Market Summary
Current Market Status
Market by Product Category
Market by Material
Market by Technology
Market by Application
Market by Region
Market Growth Trends
Industry Growth
Technological Trends
Regional Trends
Market Forecast
Market by Product Category
Market by Material
Market by Technology
Market by Application
Market by Region
Chapter 6: Global Industry Structure
Leading Suppliers
Other Industry Players
Company Profiles
Chapter 7: Patent Analysis
Introduction
Summary of Recently Awarded Patents
General Trends
Trends by Country and Region
Trends by Assignee
Trends by Patent Category
Trends by Application
Trends by Material Type
About BCC Research
About BCC Research
BCC Membership
BCC Custom Research
List of Tables
Summary Table: Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Application, Through 2021 ($
Millions)
Table 1 Global Market for 3D Printing, by Material Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
Table 2 Technological Milestones for 3D Printed Technical Ceramics
Table 3 Applications of 3D Printed Technical Ceramics in Life Science
Table 4 Applications of 3D Printed Technical Ceramics in the Electrical and Electronics Sector
Table 5 Applications of 3D Printed Technical Ceramics in the Optical and Optoelectronics Sector
Table 6 Applications of 3D Printed Technical Ceramics in the Mechanical/Chemical Sector
Table 7 Applications of 3D Printed Technical Ceramics in Energy
Table 8 Comparison of Common Ceramic 3D Printing Technologies
Table 9 Common Materials for 3D Printed Technical Ceramics
Table 10 Other Relevant R&D Activities
Table 11 Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by End Use, Through 2022 ($ Millions) .. 58
Table 12 Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Product Category, Through 2017 ($
Millions)
Table 13 Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Material, Through 2017 ($ Millions) 61
Table 14 Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Technology, Through 2017 ($
Millions)
Table 15 Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Application, Through 2017 ($
Millions)
Table 16 Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Region, Through 2017 ($ Millions)
Table 17 Membrane-Based Separation Processes
Table 18 Global Market for Filtration, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
Table 19 Global Market for Membranes, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
Table 20 Global Market for Catalysts, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
Table 21 Global Market for the Aerospace Industry, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
Table 22 Global Market for Body and Vehicular Armor, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
Table 23 Global Market for Body and Vehicular Armor, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
Table 24 Global Market for Body and Vehicular Armor, by Material, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
Table 25 Global Market for Thermal and Acoustic Insulation, by Sector, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
Table 26 Global Market for Wear- and Corrosion-Resistant Parts, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions) .. 79
Table 27 Global Market for Wear- and Corrosion-Resistant Parts, by Material, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
Table 28 Global Market for Sensors, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
Table 29 Global Market for CSCCs, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
Table 30 Global Market for Implantable Devices, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
Table 31 Global Market for Implantable Devices, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
Table 32 Global Market for Semiconductors, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
Table 33 Global Market for MEMS and NEMS, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
Table 34 Global Market for Lasers, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
Table 35 Global Market for Fuel Cells, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 36 Global Market for Batteries, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
Table 37 Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Product Category, Through 2022 ($
Millions)
Table 38 Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Material, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
Table 39 Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Technology, Through 2022 ($
Millions)
Table 40 Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Application, Through 2022 ($
Millions)
Table 41 Global Market For 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Millions) 105
Table 42 Leading Suppliers of Equipment, Materials and Services
Table 43 Leading Suppliers by Product Type
Table 44 Leading suppliers for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Product Type and Region (Number)
Table 45 Other Relevant Industry Players
Table 46 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics – U.S. Patents, 2017
Table 47 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics – U.S. Patents, 2016
Table 48 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics – U.S. Patents, 2015
Table 49 U.S. Patent Trends for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, 2015-2017 (Number)
Table 50 Assignees of U.S. Patents Related to 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, 2015-2017
List of Figures
Summary Figure: Global Market For 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, By Application, 2015-2022 ($
Millions)
Figure 1 Global Market Share for 3D Printing, by Material Type, 2017 (%)
Figure 2 3D Printed Technical Ceramics: Worldwide Patent Applications and Patents Issued 1992 to
2016
Figure 3 Basic Steps for Fabrication of 3D Printed Technical Ceramics
Figure 4 Fabrication Processes for 3D Printed Technical Ceramics
Figure 5 Binder Jetting
Figure 6 Selective Laser Sintering
Figure 7 Robocasting
Figure 8 Fused Deposition Modeling
Figure 9 Direct Inkjet Printing
Figure 10 Stereolithography
Figure 11 Continuous Liquid Interface Production
Figure 12 Slurry-Based 3D Printing
Figure 13 Slurry-Based Selective Laser Sintering
Figure 14 Laser Object Manufacturing
Figure 15 Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by End Use, 2015-2022 ($ Millions)
Figure 16 Global Market Share for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Product Category, 2017 (%) . 60
Figure 17 Global Market Share for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Material, 2017 (%)
Figure 18 Global Market Share for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Technology, 2017 (%)
Figure 19 Global Market Share for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Application, 2017 (%)
Figure 20 Global Market Share for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Region, 2017 (%)
Figure 21 Global Market Share for Membranes, by Region, 2022 (%)
Figure 22 Global Market Share for Catalysts, by Type, 2022 (%)
Figure 23 Global Market Share for the Aerospace Industry, by Region, 2022 (%)
Figure 24 Global Market Share for Body and Vehicular Armor, by Region, 2022 (%)
Figure 25 Global Market Share for Body and Vehicular Armor, by Material, 2022 (%)
Figure 26 Global Market Share for Thermal and Acoustic Insulation, by Sector, 2022 (%)
Figure 27 Global Market Share for Wear- and Corrosion-Resistant Parts, by Type, 2022 (%)
Figure 28 Global Market Share for Wear- and Corrosion-Resistant Parts, by Material, 2022 (%)
Figure 29 Global Market Share for Sensors, by Type, 2022 (%)
Figure 30 Global Market Share for CSCCs, by Type, 2022 (%)
Figure 31 Global Market Share for Implantable Devices, by Region, 2022 (%)
Figure 32 Global Market Share for Implantable Devices, by Type, 2022 (%)
Figure 33 Global Market Share for Semiconductor Devices, by Region, 2022 (%)
Figure 34 Global Market Share for MEMS and NEMS, by Type, 2022 (%)
Figure 35 Global Market Share for Lasers, by Type, 2022 (%)
Figure 36 Global Market Share for Fuel Cells, by Type, 2022 (%)s
Figure 37 Global Market Share for Batteries, by Type, 2022 (%)
Figure 38 Global Market Share for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Product Category, 2022 (%)100
Figure 39 Global Market Share for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Material, 2022 (%)
Figure 40 Global Market Share for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Technology, 2022 (%)
Figure 41 Global Market Share for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Application, 2022 (%)
Figure 42 Global Market Share for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Region, 2022 (%)
Figure 43 Leading suppliers for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Product Type and Region (%)
Figure 44 U.S. Patent Trends for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, 2015-2017 (Number)
Figure 45 Global Patents Shares for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Region, 2015-2017
(Number/%)
Figure 46 Global Patents Shares for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Country, 2015-2017 (Number)
Figure 47 U.S. Patents Shares for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Organization Type, 2015-2017
(Number/%)
Figure 48 U.S. Patents Shares for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Patent Category, 2015-2017
(Number)
Figure 49 U.S. Patents Shares for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Application, 2015-2017
(Number/%)
Figure 50 U.S. Patents Shares for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Patent Category, 2015-2017
(Number)

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