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Advanced Ceramics and Nanoceramic Powders

Advanced Ceramics and Nanoceramic Powders

The global market for advanced and nanoscale ceramic powders will grow from nearly $14.6 billion in 2016 to $22.3 billion by 2021 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.9% for the period of 2016-2021.

This report provides:
An overview of the various advanced ceramic and nanosized ceramic powders and their corresponding production techniques and applications.
Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2015, estimates for 2016 and projections of CAGRs through 2021.
Identification of suppliers, major user industries, and major issues related to the production and commercialization of advanced ceramic and nanosized ceramic powders.
Examination of the technological as well as business issues related to the commercial production and use of advanced ceramic and nanoceramic powders.
Information on advanced ceramic powders categorized by their chemistry as oxides, carbides, nitrides, and borides.
Profiles of key players in the market.


SCOPE OF REPORT

For the various advanced ceramic and nanoscale powder types (oxides, carbides, nitrides, borides), the report provides an analysis of the material types in each category along with processing technologies, properties, applications, suppliers, prices and markets.

The technologies utilized in current commercial advanced ceramic powders and nanoscale powders reviewed in the report are categorized as being chemical and vapor- or gas-phase methodologies. The bulk of the technologies used in commercial production, such as the precipitation and sol-gel methods, are chemical based.

The qualitative and quantitative determinations embodied in this report are a valuable contribution to the current knowledge of advanced and nanoscale ceramic powders and their processing techniques, applications and markets. This information would be useful to companies that are facing decisions about their strategies for expansion or entering new business sectors.

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION
STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE STUDY
SCOPE OF REPORT
METHODOLOGY AND INFORMATION SOURCES
INTENDED AUDIENCE
ANALYSTS' CREDENTIALS
RELATED BCC RESEARCH REPORTS
BCC RESEARCH WEBSITE
DISCLAIMER
CHAPTER 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL CONSUMPTION OF ADVANCED AND NANOSCALE CERAMIC POWDERS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL CONSUMPTION OF ADVANCED AND NANOSIZED CERAMIC POWDERS, 2015-2021 (%)
CHAPTER 3 OVERVIEW
TABLE 1 COMMONLY USED ADVANCED CERAMIC MATERIAL FAMILIES
ADVANCED CERAMIC POWDER MANUFACTURING
R&D SCALE PROCESSES
THERMAL DECOMPOSITION
CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION (CVD)
PLASMA PROCESSES
TABLE 2 PLASMA SYNTHESIS OF CERAMIC POWDERS
FIGURE 1 SCHEMATIC OF DC ARC PLASMA FURNACE DEVELOPED BY THE JAPAN
NATIONAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR METALS
FIGURE 2 LOS ALAMOS RF PLASMA REACTOR
SOL-GEL TECHNIQUES
PRECIPITATION
HYDROTHERMAL SYNTHESIS
EMULSION PROCESS
FIGURE 3 FLOWCHART OF EMULSION PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF BARIUM
TITANATE
LASER SYNTHESIS
COMBUSTION SYNTHESIS/SELF-PROPAGATING HIGH-TEMPERATURE
SYNTHESIS
COMBINATORIALLY DISCOVERED MATERIALS
POWDER SYNTHESIS COMPARISON
TABLE 3 ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF THE POWDER SYNTHESIS
PROCESS
TABLE 4 VARIOUS CERAMIC MATERIALS USED IN THE POWDER SYNTHESIS
PROCESS
MATERIAL APPLICATIONS AND PROPERTIES
STRUCTURAL CERAMICS
ELECTRONIC CERAMICS
CERAMIC COATINGS
CHEMICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL RELATED
MEDICAL CERAMICS
TABLE 5 CURRENT AND POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS OF ADVANCED CERAMIC
MATERIALS
ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS
TABLE 6 CURRENT AND POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS OF ADVANCED STRUCTURAL
CERAMICS
MONOLITHIC STRUCTURAL CERAMICS
TABLE 7 PROPERTIES OF COMMERCIAL ALUMINA CERAMICS
TABLE 8 PROPERTIES OF NORZIDE YZ-110HS TETRAGONAL ZIRCONIA CERAMICS
TABLE 9 FRACTURE TOUGHNESS AND CRITICAL FLAW SIZES OF MONOLITHIC AND COMPOSITE CERAMIC MATERIALS
TABLE 10 PROPERTIES OF MONOLITHIC CERAMICS AND CERAMIC COMPOSITES
TABLE 11 THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY OF VARIOUS ZIRCONIA CERAMICS
CERAMIC MATRIX COMPOSITES
CERAMIC COATINGS
TABLE 12 HIGH-PERFORMANCE CERAMIC COATING MATERIALS AND THEIR
GENERAL APPLICATIONS
TABLE 13 REPRESENTATIVE FLAME AND PLASMA SPRAYED MATERIALS, MELTING
OR SOFTENING TEMPERATURES AND APPLICATIONS
ELECTRONIC CERAMICS
INSULATORS
TABLE 14 CERAMIC INSULATORS AND THEIR PROPERTIES
SUBSTRATES, IC PACKAGES AND MULTICHIP MODULES
TABLE 15 CERAMIC SUBSTRATE MATERIALS AND THEIR PROPERTIES
TABLE 16 CANDIDATE CERAMIC SUBSTRATE MATERIALS FOR ELECTRONICS
CAPACITORS
TABLE 17 DIELECTRIC MATERIALS IN THE FORMULATION OF MULTILAYERED CERAMIC CAPACITORS (BARIUM TITANATE-BASED CERAMICS)
PIEZOELECTRIC CERAMICS
ADVANCED BATTERIES AND FUEL CELLS
TABLE 18 CHARACTERISTICS OF VARIOUS FUEL CELL TECHNOLOGIES
MAGNETIC FERRITES
SUPERCONDUCTORS
CHEMICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL RELATED CERAMICS
Ceramic Membranes and Filters
Catalysts and Catalytic Supports
CERAMICS FOR MEDICAL APPLICATIONS
Prosthetics
Diagnostics
TECHNICAL ISSUES
PARTICLE SIZE
RHEOLOGY CONTROL
UNIFORMITY
OTHER MATERIAL PROPERTIES
END-USER INDUSTRIES
COMPANIES
FIGURE 4 CERAMIC POWDER END-USER INDUSTRIES, 2015 (%)
OUTPUT
TABLE 19 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ADVANCED CERAMIC COMPONENTS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
OVERALL WORLDWIDE MARKET FOR ADVANCED AND NANOSCALE CERAMIC
POWDERS
TABLE 20 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ADVANCED AND NANOSCALE CERAMIC POWDERS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 5 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ADVANCED AND NANOSCALE CERAMIC POWDERS BY TYPE, 2015-2021 (%)
FIGURE 6 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ADVANCED AND NANOSCALE CERAMIC POWDERS BY END USE, 2015-2021 (%)
CHAPTER 4 OXIDE POWDERS
SUMMARY
MATERIAL TYPES
ALUMINA
SILICA
ZIRCONIA
FERRITES
TITANATES
BERYLLIA
MIXED COMPLEX OXIDES
SYNTHESIS AND POWDER PREPARATION
ALUMINA
FIGURE 7 COMPARISON OF THE CONVENTIONAL SLURRY PROCESS FOR AL2O3
PRODUCTION AND THE PROCESS USING SOLUBLE ALKALI ADDITIVES
ZIRCONIA
Chemical Zirconia
Chlorination and Thermal Decomposition
Alkali Oxide Decomposition
Plasma Zirconia
FIGURE 8 SCHEMATIC FOR PRODUCTION OF PLASMA DISSOCIATED ZIRCONIA
Partially and Fully Stabilized Zirconia Powders
Hydrothermal Method for High-Purity Zirconia
FERRITES
FIGURE 9 FLOW DIAGRAM OF A SPRAY ROASTER OF THE TYPE USED IN COMMERCIAL FERRITE POWDER PRODUCTION
TITANATES
FIGURE 10 STEPS TO SYNTHESIZE BATIO3
SUPERCONDUCTOR POWDERS
PROPERTIES
APPLICATIONS
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 21 MAJOR SUPPLIERS OF ADVANCED OXIDE CERAMIC POWDERS AND
PRODUCTS
MARKETS
ALUMINA
PRICES
SUBSEGMENTS
Electronics
TABLE 22 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CERAMIC SUBSTRATES, INTEGRATED CIRCUITS, MULTICHIP CERAMIC MODULES AND INSULATORS, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 23 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ALUMINA POWDER CONSUMPTION FOR ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
Structural
TABLE 24 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ALUMINA POWDERS FOR STRUCTURAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
Thermal Spray
TABLE 25 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ALUMINA POWDERS FOR THERMAL SPRAY APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
Chemical Processing and Environmental-Related
Membranes
TABLE 26 GLOBAL MARKET FOR OXIDE POWDERS FOR MEMBRANE APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
Filters
TABLE 27 GLOBAL MARKET FOR OXIDE POWDERS FOR CERAMIC FILTERS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
Catalyst Supports
TABLE 28 GLOBAL MARKET FOR OXIDE POWDERS FOR CHEMICAL PROCESSING
CATALYST SUPPORTS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
Combined Chemical Processing and Environmental Market
TABLE 29 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ALUMINA POWDERS FOR CHEMICAL PROCESSING
AND ENVIRONMENTAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
Medical Applications
TABLE 30 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ALUMINA POWDERS FOR MEDICAL APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
COMBINED ALUMINA MARKETS
TABLE 31 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ALUMINA POWDERS FOR ADVANCED CERAMIC APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
BERYLLIA
PRICES
MARKETS
TABLE 32 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BERYLLIA POWDER CONSUMPTION FOR CERAMIC APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
ZIRCONIA
PRICES
MARKETS
TABLE 33 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ZIRCONIA POWDERS FOR ADVANCED CERAMIC APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
TITANIA AND TITANATES
PRICES
MARKETS
TABLE 34 GLOBAL MARKETS FOR CERAMIC CAPACITORS AND BARIUM TITANATE POWDERS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS /$ MILLIONS)
TABLE 35 GLOBAL MARKET PIEZOELECTRIC CERAMIC ELEMENTS AND LEAD ZIRCONATE TITANATE POWDERS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
TABLE 36 GLOBAL MARKET FOR TITANATE POWDER CONSUMPTION FOR ADVANCED CERAMIC APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
FERRITES
PRICES
MARKETS
TABLE 37 GLOBAL MARKET FOR HARD FERRITE PERMANENT MAGNETS, THROUGH 2021 ($/LBS/MILLIONS/$ MILLIONS)
TABLE 38 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SOFT FERRITE PERMANENT MAGNETS, THROUGH 2021 ($/LBS./MILLIONS/$ MILLIONS)
TABLE 39 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CONSUMPTION OF HARD AND SOFT FERRITE POWDERS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
SILICA
PRICES
MARKETS
TABLE 40 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CONSUMPTION OF SILICA POWDER FOR CATALYST
SUPPORTS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
MIXED OXIDES
PRICES
MARKETS
TABLE 41 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CONSUMPTION OF MIXED OXIDE POWDER FOR ADVANCED CERAMIC APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
OVERALL OXIDE MARKETS
TABLE 42 GLOBAL MARKETS FOR OXIDE CERAMIC POWDERS BY APPLICATIONS AND MATERIAL TYPES, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 5 CARBIDE POWDERS
MATERIAL TYPES
SYNTHESIS AND POWDER PREPARATION
ACHESON PROCESS FOR SILICON CARBIDE
THERMAX PROCESS
FIGURE 11 PROCESS FLOW FOR A TUNGSTEN CARBIDE FACILITY
ELECTRIC ARC PROCESS FOR BORON CARBIDE
SOL-GEL TECHNIQUE
POLYMER PYROLYSIS
GAS-PHASE PROCESS
NIST PROCESS
PRODUCTION OF POWDERS FOR ADVANCED CERAMICS
PROPERTIES
APPLICATIONS
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 43 SIGNIFICANT SUPPLIERS OF CARBIDE POWDERS FOR ADVANCED
CERAMICS APPLICATIONS
MARKETS
PRICES
MARKETS
TABLE 44 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CARBIDE POWDERS FOR ADVANCED CERAMIC APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 6 NITRIDE POWDERS
MATERIAL TYPES
SYNTHESIS AND POWDER PREPARATION
DIRECT NITRIDATION
CARBOTHERMAL REDUCTION
PYROLYSIS
GAS-PHASE REACTIONS
SOL-GEL TECHNIQUES
LASER OR MICROWAVE SYNTHESIS
PROPERTIES
APPLICATIONS
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 45 SUPPLIERS OF NITRIDE POWDERS FOR ADVANCED CERAMICS
APPLICATIONS
MARKETS
SILICON NITRIDE
Prices
Markets
TABLE 46 GLOBAL MARKET FOR SILICON NITRIDE POWDERS FOR ADVANCED CERAMIC APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
ALUMINUM NITRIDE
Prices
Markets
TABLE 47 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ALUMINUM NITRIDE POWDERS FOR ADVANCED CERAMIC APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
BORON NITRIDE
Prices
Markets
TABLE 48 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BORON NITRIDE POWDERS FOR ADVANCED CERAMIC APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
OVERALL NITRIDE MARKETS
TABLE 49 GLOBAL MARKETS FOR NITRIDE POWDERS FOR ADVANCED CERAMIC APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 7 BORIDE POWDERS
MATERIAL TYPES
SYNTHESIS AND POWDER PREPARATION
PROPERTIES
APPLICATIONS
TITANIUM DIBORIDE
ZIRCONIUM DIBORIDE
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 50 SUPPLIERS OF BORIDE POWDERS AND ADVANCED CERAMICS
MARKETS
PRICES
CONSUMPTION
TABLE 51 GLOBAL MARKET FOR BORIDE POWDERS FOR ADVANCED CERAMIC APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2021 (MILLION LBS/$ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 8 NANOSCALE CERAMIC POWDERS
MATERIAL TYPES
PROPERTIES
TABLE 52 SURFACE AREAS OF SELECTED OXIDE POWDERS
FABRICATION OF NANOPOWDERS
GAS-PHASE PROCESSING
Gas-Phase Condensation
High Frequency Plasma-Chemical Process
Combustion Synthesis
Electroexplosion
Combustion Synthesis (Metal Chloride)
WET-PHASE PROCESSING
Conventional Chemical Precipitation
Hydrothermal Processing
Sol-Gel Processing
FIGURE 12 SOL-GEL SYNTHESIS CHART
Electric Dispersion Reaction
Thermochemical Synthesis
Microfluidizer Process
Microemulsion Technology
MECHANICAL PROCESSING
High-Energy Mechanical Milling
APPLICATIONS
TABLE 53 POTENTIAL AND ACTUAL COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS OF NANOCERAMIC
POWDERS
CERAMIC FILTERS
SUPERPLASTIC CERAMICS
LOW PROCESSING TEMPERATURE COMPONENTS
OPTICAL/ELECTRICAL
CERAMIC-CERAMIC JOINING
STRUCTURAL CERAMICS APPLICATIONS
CATALYSTS AND CATALYST SUPPORTS
FERROFLUIDS
SUNSCREENS
ADVANCED COATINGS
MEDICAL
SUPPLIERS
TABLE 54 SUPPLIERS OF NANOCERAMIC POWDERS AND PRODUCTS
PRODUCTS AND CHANNELS OF DISTRIBUTION
MARKET LEADERS
MARKETS
TABLE 55 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CERAMIC NANOPOWDERS BY APPLICATIONS AND MATERIALS TYPES, THROUGH 2021 ($ MILLIONS)
FIGURE 13 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CERAMIC NANOPOWDERS BY SEGMENTS, 2015-2021 (%)
CHAPTER 9 PROFILES OF SELECTED COMPANIES AND INSTITUTIONS INVOLVED IN CERAMIC AND NANOCERAMIC POWDERS
ABCR GMBH & CO. KG
ACUMENTRICS CORP.
ADVANCED COMPOSITE MATERIALS LLC
ALMATIS GMBH
ALTAIR NANOTECHNOLOGIES INC.
ALTEO NA LLC
ALUCHEM INC.
ALUMINUM COMPANY OF AMERICA (ALCOA)
AMSC
AREMCO PRODUCTS
ARGONIDE CORP.
BAIKOWSKI GROUP
BASF AG
BAYER AG
BLOOM ENERGY INC.
CABOT MICROELECTRONICS CORP.
CARBO CERAMICS
CATHAY PIGMENTS
C-E MINERALS
CERADYNE INC.
CERALOX DIVISION
CERAMATEC INC.
CERAMTEC GMBH
CHEMAT TECHNOLOGY INC.
COORSTEK INC.
CORNING INC.
COTRONICS CORP.
DA NANOMATERIALS
DEMETER TECHNOLOGIES
E.I. DUPONT DE NEMOURS & CO.
ELECTRO ABRASIVES CORP.
ELKEM SILICON MATERIALS
EVONIK INDUSTRIES, AG
FERRO CORP.
FERROTEC CORP.
FUJIFILM PLANAR SOLUTIONS LLC
FUJIMI CORP.
GELEST INC.
GFS CHEMICALS INC.
H.C. STARK GMBH
HADRON TECHNOLOGIES INC.
HOOSIER MAGNETICS INC.
INFRAMAT CORP.
INNOVA SUPERCONDUCTOR TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
INNOVNANO
ISHIHARA SANGYO KAISHA, LTD.
KENNAMETAL INC.
KYOCERA CORP.
MACH 1 INC.
MARKINTER CO.
MATERIALS MODIFICATION INC.
MATERION CORP.
MEL CHEMICALS
MER CORP.
MICRO ABRASIVES CORP.
MOMENTIVE PERFORMANCE MATERIALS INC.
MS TECHNOLOGY INC.
NANOCEROX
NANOGRAM CORP.
NANOPHASE TECHNOLOGIES INC.
NANOSYS CORP.
NEI CORP.
NEXCERIS LLC
NYACOL NANO TECHNOLOGIES INC.
OERLIKON METCO INC.
POWDER PROCESSING AND TECHNOLOGY
PQ CORP.
PRAXAIR SURFACE TECHNOLOGIES
PRAXAIR SURFACE TECHNOLOGIES INC.
PRIMET PRECISION MATERIALS INC.
READE ADVANCED MATERIALS
RHODIA (SOLVAY)
RIO TINTO ALCAN
SAINT-GOBAIN CERAMICS AND PLASTICS
STEWARD ADVANCED MATERIALS
STREM CHEMICALS
STRYKER ORTHOBIOLOGICS
SCI ENGINEERED MATERIALS INC.
SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY LTD
SUPERIOR GRAPHITE CO.
TOSOH CORP.
TRS TECHNOLOGIES INC.
UBE INDUSTRIES LTD.
UK ABRASIVES INC.
UMICORE
UNIMIN CORP.
UNITED STATES PRODUCTS CO.
US TECHNICAL CERAMICS
WASHINGTON MILLS ELECTRO MINERALS CORP.
YAGEO CORP.
Z-TECH LLC
ZIRCOA INC.
ZYP COATINGS INC.

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