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The U.S. Market for Advanced Structural Carbon Products: Fibers, Foams and Composites

The U.S. Market for Advanced Structural Carbon Products: Fibers, Foams and Composites

Report Scope:

This report covers technological, economic and business conditions in the structural carbons industry. Included in this report are descriptions of market forces relevant to the structural carbons industry and their areas of application.

The U.S. market is presented by type of structural carbons along with growth forecasts through 2023. Estimated values used are based on manufacturers’ total revenues. Projected and forecasted revenue values are in constant U.S. dollars, unadjusted for inflation. The driving forces in the industry and the structure of the industry are also examined.

The structural carbons industry is discussed with respect to type of structural carbon material. Finally, brief profiles of the major manufacturers are presented.

Report Includes:

- 29 data tables and 54 additional tables
- An overview of the U.S. market for advanced structural carbon products
- Coverage of key physical and chemical properties, raw materials and manufacturing processes
- Characterization and quantification of market potential for advanced structural carbon products by type, end user and application industry
- Evaluation of competitive strategies in the structural carbons industry
- Discussion of intellectual properties and technology trends
- Comprehensive company profiles of the major players within the industry, including Advanced composites Inc., Boeing Co., General Motors Co., Hexcel Corp., and Honeywell International, Inc.


Chapter 1 Introduction
Study and Objectives
Reason for Doing This Study
Intended Audience
Scope of the Report
Methodology and Information Sources
Analyst's Credentials
BCC Custom Research
Related BCC Research Reports
Chapter 2 Summary and Highlights
Chapter 3 Market Overview
U.S. Market
Research and Technology Trends
Industry Structure
Chapter 4 Technical Overview
Introduction to Advanced Structural Carbon Products
Importance of Mechanical Properties
Carbon Fibers
Raw Materials for Carbon Fibers
Manufacturing Process
Chemical and Physical Properties
Carbon Fiber Product Forms
Recent Developments in Manufacturing Technologies
Manufacturers of Pan-Based Fibers
Manufacturers of Pitch-Based Carbon Fibers
Carbon Fiber Composites
Carbon Foams
Raw Materials
Manufacturing Process
Chemical and Physical Properties
Recent Trends in Carbon Foam Technology
Manufacturers of Carbon Foams
Structure of Graphite
Types and Manufacturing of Graphite Materials
Physical and Chemical Properties
Emerging Technologies
Carbon-Carbon Structural Composites
Types of Structural Composite Materials
Carbon-Reinforced Carbon Matrix Composites
Differences Between Graphite and Carbon-Carbon Composites
Chemical and Physical Properties
Reinforcement Architecture
Manufacturing Processes
Structure and Property Relationship
Oxidation Protection for Carbon-Carbon Composites
Technology Trends
Graphene
Properties
Raw Materials and Production Processes
Chapter 5 Market Breakdown by Commercial Application
Introduction to Commercial Applications
Carbon Fiber Application
Aerospace and Defense Industry
Ground Transport
Industrial Applications
Wind Energy
Sporting Goods
Infrastructure
Thermal Management
Other Applications
Carbon Fiber Market Growth
Carbon Foam Applications
Aerospace and Defense Industry
Ground Transportation
Industrial Applications
Energy
Other Applications
Carbon Foam Market Growth
Structural Graphite Applications
Aerospace and Defense
Ground Transportation
Industrial Applications
Energy
Structural Graphite Market Growth
Carbon-Carbon Composites Applications
Aerospace
Ground Transportation
Industrial Applications
Energy
Other Applications
Carbon-Carbon Composites Market Growth
Structural Graphene Applications
Industrial Applications
Energy
Other Applications
Structural Graphene Market growth
Markets for Advanced Structural Carbons
U.S. Market for Advanced Structural Carbon Products, by Region
Chapter 6 Industry Structure and Market Drivers
Markets for Structural Carbon Materials
Manufacturers of Structural Carbons
Carbon Fibers
Carbon Foams
Structural Graphite
Carbon-Carbon Composites
SWOT Analysis of Structural Carbons Industry
Strengths
Weaknesses
Opportunities
Threats
Market Drivers
Economic Factors
Legal and Regulatory Factors
Industry Factors
Chapter 7 Competitive Strategies and Technology Trends
Competitive Strategies Used in the Structural Carbons Industry
New Business Development
Competitive Pricing
Vertical Integration
Global Strategic Alliances
Intellectual Property Analysis
Technology Development Trends
Chapter 8 Company Profiles
U.S. Manufacturers
ADVANCED CARBON TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
ADVANCED COMPOSITES, INC.
AEROSPACE COMPOSITE PRODUCTS CO.
ALBANY ENGINEERED COMPOSITES
APPLIED SCIENCES, INC.
ASBURY CARBONS
BOEING CO.
CARBON CARBON ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
CHOMARAT NORTH AMERICA
CYTEC SOLVAY GROUP
FIBER MATERIALS, INC.
GENERAL MOTORS CO.
GRAPHITE METALLIZING CORP.
GRAPHITE SALES, INC.
GRAFTECH INTERNATIONAL
GRAPHTEC CORP.
HELWIG CARBON PRODUCTS, INC.
HEXCEL CORP.
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL, INC.
KIRKWOOD HOLDING, INC.
MER CORP.
MINERALS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CARBON FIBER AND COMPOSITES, INC.
MORGAN ADVANCED MATERIALS
POCO GRAPHITE, INC.
ROC CARBON CO.
SCHUNK GRAPHITE TECHNOLOGIES LLC
SGL GROUP
SIOUX MANUFACTURING CORP.
SPENCER COMPOSITES CORP.
ST. MARYS CARBON
SUPERIOR GRAPHITE
TOHO TENAX AMERICA, INC.
TORAY CARBON FIBERS AMERICA, INC.
TOUCHSTONE RESEARCH LABORATORY
TPI COMPOSITES
ULTRAMET, INC.
UTC AEROSPACE SYSTEMS
V2 COMPOSITES, INC.
ZOLTEK CORP.
International Manufacturers
ANAORI CARBON CO. LTD.
ATLAS COMPOSITE TECHNOLOGIES
GRAPHENEA
GRUPO ANTOLIN
MERSEN GROUP
MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORP.
NIPPON GRAPHITE FIBER CO. LTD.
TOHO TENAX CO. LTD.
TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
Chapter 9 Appendix: List of Abbreviations
List of Tables
Summary Table : The U.S. Market for Advanced Structural Carbon Products, by End-User, Through 2023
Table 1 : Dependence of Carbon Fiber Properties on Raw Materials
Table 2 : Structure-Property Relationships for Carbon Fibers Derived from Various Precursors
Table 3 : Typical Mechanical Properties of Carbon-Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites
Table 4 : Typical Mechanical Properties of Carbon-Fiber-Reinforced Metal Composites
Table 5 : Properties of Pitch Raw Materials Used for Carbon Foam Manufacturing
Table 6 : Physical Properties of Pitch-Derived Carbon Foams
Table 7 : Physical Properties of Graphite Materials
Table 8 : Advantages and Disadvantages of Carbon-Carbon Composites
Table 9 : Comparison of Physical Properties of Graphite and Carbon-Carbon Composites
Table 10 : Comparison of Carbon-Carbon Composites Properties Manufactured, by Various Processing Routes
Table 11 : Properties and Applications of Carbon Fibers
Table 12 : The U.S. Military Aircraft Market, 2015 and 2016
Table 13 : Cumulative U.S. Wind Capacity, 2010-2018
Table 14 : The U.S. Carbon Fiber Market Volume, by End-User, Through 2023
Table 15 : The U.S. Carbon Fiber Market Volume Share, by End-User, 2017 and 2023
Table 16 : The U.S. Market for Carbon Fibers, by End-User, Through 2023
Table 17 : The U.S. Carbon Fiber Market Shares, by End-User, 2017 and 2023
Table 18 : The U.S. Carbon Foam Market Volume, by End-User, Through 2023
Table 19 : The U.S. Carbon Foam Market Volume Shares, by End-User, 2017 and 2023
Table 20 : The U.S. Market for Carbon Foam, by End-User, Through 2023
Table 21 : The U.S. Carbon Foam Market Shares, by End-User, 2017 and 2023
Table 22 : Typical Applications of Graphite Bearings
Table 23 : The U.S. Structural Graphite Market Volume, by End-User, Through 2023
Table 24 : The U.S. Structural Graphite Market Volume Shares, by End-User, 2017 and 2023
Table 25 : The U.S. Market for Structural Graphite, by End-User, Through 2023
Table 26 : The U.S. Structural Graphite Market Shares, by End-User, 2017 and 2023
Table 27 : The U.S. Carbon-Carbon Composites Market Volume, by End-User, Through 2023
Table 28 : The U.S. Carbon-Carbon Composites Market Volume Shares, by End-User, 2017 and 2023
Table 29 : The U.S. Market for Carbon-Carbon Composites, by End-User, Through 2023
Table 30 : The U.S. Carbon-Carbon Composites Market Shares, by End-User, 2017 and 2023
Table 31 : Possible Types of Graphene Composites and Their Properties
Table 32 : The U.S. Market for Structural Graphene, by End-User, Through 2023
Table 33 : The U.S. Structural Carbons Market Volume, by Material Type, Through 2023
Table 34 : The U.S. Structural Carbons Market Volume Shares, by Material Type, 2017 and 2023
Table 35 : The U.S. Market for Structural Carbons, by Material Type, Through 2023
Table 36 : The U.S. Structural Carbon Products Market Shares, by Material Type, 2017 and 2023
Table 37 : The U.S. Market for Advanced Structural Carbon Products Market, by Region, Through 2023
Table 38 : The U.S. Carbon Fiber Market Volume Share of Leading Suppliers, 2017
Table 39 : The U.S. Carbon Foam Market Share of Leading Suppliers, 2017
Table 40 : The U.S. Structural Graphite Market Share of Leading Suppliers, 2017
Table 41 : The U.S. Carbon-Carbon Composites Market Share of Leading Suppliers, 2017
Table 42 : Products: Advanced Composites, Inc.
Table 43 : Developments: Chomarat North America, 2016-2018
Table 44 : Developments: Cytec Solvay Group, 2017-2018
Table 45 : Products: Fiber Materials, Inc.
Table 46 : Products: GrafTech International
Table 47 : Products: Hexcel Corp.
Table 48 : Developments: Hexcel Corp., 2018
Table 49 : Products: Honeywell International Inc.
Table 50 : Developments: Honeywell International, Inc., 2010-2017
Table 51 : Products: Mer Corp.
Table 52 : Products: Minerals Technologies, Inc.
Table 53 : Products: Mitsubishi Chemical Carbon Fiber and Composites, Inc.
Table 54 : Developments: Mitsubishi Chemical Carbon Fiber and Composites, Inc., 2014-2017
Table 55 : Products: Morgan Advanced Materials
Table 56 : Developments: Morgan Advanced Materials, 2016-2018
Table 57 : Products: Poco Graphite, Inc.
Table 58 : Products: Schunk Graphite Technology LLC
Table 59 : Products: SGL Group
Table 60 : Developments: SGL Group, 2018
Table 61 : Products: Sioux Manufacturing Corp.
Table 62 : Industries Served: Spencer Composites Corp.
Table 63 : Products: St. Marys Carbon
Table 64 : Products: Superior Graphite Co.
Table 65 : Products: Toho Tenax America, Inc.
Table 66 : Products: Touchstone Research Laboratory
Table 67 : Industries: TPI Composites
Table 68 : Materials: Ultramet, Inc.
Table 69 : Products: UTC Aerospace Systems
Table 70 : Products: V2 Composites, Inc.
Table 71 : Products: Zoltek Corp.
Table 72 : Products: Anaori Carbon Co. Ltd.
Table 73 : Sectors: Atlas Composite Technologies
Table 74 : Products: Grupo Antolin
Table 75 : Products: Mersen Group
Table 76 : Developments: Mersen Group, 2018
Table 77 : Products: Mitsubishi Chemical Corp.
Table 78 : Products: Nippon Graphite Fiber Co. Ltd.
Table 79 : Products: Toho Tenax Co. Ltd.
Table 80 : Developments: Toho Tenax Co. Ltd., 2018
Table 81 : Products: Toray Industries, Inc.
Table 82 : Abbreviations Used in the U.S. Market for Advanced Structural Carbon Products
List of Figures
Summary Figure : The U.S. Market for Advanced Structural Carbon Products, by End-User, 2017-2023
Figure 1 : The U.S. Advanced Structural Carbons Market Share, by Type, 2017
Figure 2 : Projected Compound Annual Growth Rate of the U.S. Market for Structural Carbons, by Type, 2018-2023
Figure 3 : Schematic of Manufacturing Process of Synthetic Graphite
Figure 4 : Crystalline Structure of Graphite
Figure 5 : Representation of Carbon-Carbon Composite Manufacturing Process
Figure 6 : The U.S Market for Lightweight Materials in Aviation Industry Application, by Material Type, 2010 and 2030
Figure 7 : The U.S Market for Lightweight Materials in Wind Energy Application, by Material Type, 2010 and 2030
Figure 8 : The U.S Market for Lightweight Materials in Automotive Application, by Material Type, 2010 and 2030
Figure 9 : The U.S. Space Vehicle Market, 2017-2023
Figure 10 : The U.S. Missile Shipments, 2017-2023
Figure 11 : The U.S. Shipments of Carbon Fiber Fishing Rods, 2017-2023
Figure 12 : The U.S. Market Volume Shares for Carbon Fiber, by End-User, 2017 and 2023
Figure 13 : The U.S. Carbon Fiber Market Shares, by End-User, 2017 and 2023
Figure 14 : The U.S. Carbon Foam Market Volume Shares, by End-User, 2017 and 2023
Figure 15 : The U.S. Carbon Foam Market Shares, by End-User, 2017 and 2023
Figure 16 : The U.S. Structural Graphite Market Shares, by End-User, 2017 and 2023
Figure 17 : The U.S. Structural Graphite Market Shares, by End-User, 2017 and 2023
Figure 18 : The U.S. Carbon-Carbon Composites Market Volume Shares, by End-User, 2017 and 2023
Figure 19 : The U.S. Carbon-Carbon Composites Market Shares, by End-User, 2017 and 2023
Figure 20 : The U.S. Structural Carbons Market Volume Shares, by Material Type, 2017 and 2023
Figure 21 : The U.S. Structural Carbon Products Market Shares, by Material Type, 2017 and 2023
Figure 22 : The U.S. Market for Advanced Structural Carbon Products Market, by Region, 2017 and 2023
Figure 23 : The U.S. Carbon Fiber Market Share of Leading Suppliers, 2017
Figure 24 : The U.S. Carbon Foam Market Share of Leading Suppliers, 2017
Figure 25 : The U.S. Structural Graphite Market Shares of Leading Suppliers, 2017
Figure 26 : The U.S. Carbon-Carbon Composites Market Volume Share of Leading Suppliers, 2017

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