Phase Change Materials: Technologies and Global Markets

Phase Change Materials: Technologies and Global Markets

The global phase change materials (PCM) market reached $681 million in 2015. This market is expected to increase from $810 million in 2016 to $2.0 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.1% for 2016-2021. 

Report Includes
An overview of the global market for phase change materials (PCM), also known as latent heat storage materials, which store and release large amounts of heat or energy while maintaining a constant temperature.
Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2015, estimates for 2016, and projections of CAGRs through 2021.
Information on the architecture of the latent heat storage materials value chain.
Details of the drivers and restraints of the market, as well as opportunities in the latent heat storage materials industry.
Analysis surrounding the types and classifications of latent heat storage materials.
Profiles of leading companies in the field of phase change materials.

Report Scope
This research report incorporates an in-depth analysis of the global PCM market, including market estimates and trends through 2021. This report analyzes market dynamics of such applications across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the rest of the world. Major players, competitive intelligence, innovative technologies, market dynamics and geographic opportunities are discussed in detail. The global PCM market is analyzed for PCMs by type, application and region.

The report also discusses recent corporate developments for the major players, as well as their product portfolios. Patent analysis provides trends over the past two to three years in the U.S., Europe and Japan.


Chapter 1: Introduction
Study Goals and Objectives
Scope of Report
Intended Audience
Research Methodology
Geographic Breakdown
Analyst's Credentials
Related BCC Research Reports
Chapter 2: Summary and Highlights
Chapter 3: Market Overview
Market Classification
Analysis of PCM Business Structure
Types of PCMs
Categorization of Phase Change Materials
Paraffins as PCMs
Salt Hydrates as PCMs
Bio- and Fatty-acid-based PCMs
Value Chain Analysis
Market Dynamics of the PCM Market
Drivers
Restraints
Opportunities
PCM Applications: Competitive Analysis
R&D and Innovations
PCM Materials: Temperature Analysis
Quality and Testing Regulations for PCMs
Phase Transition Temperature and Stored Heat (Enthalpy Temperature Gradient)
Making the Measurements
Contents of the Test Result and the Test Report
Reproducibility of the Phase Transition
Damage Criteria
Cycling Category
Thermal Conductivity
Chapter 4: Analysis of Phase Change Materials by Type
Technical Analysis of Salt Hydrate-based PCMs
Technical Analysis of Fatty Acid-based PCMs
Technical Analysis of Paraffin-based PCMs
Encapsulation
Microencapsulation
Applications for Microencapsulated Products
Macroencapsulation
Global Market for PCMs, by Product
Paraffin-based PCM Market
Salt Hydrate-based PCM Market
Other PCM Markets
Chapter 5: Global Market for Phase Change Materials by Application
Market Dynamics
Research and Development
PCM Manufacturers
Analysis of PCM Applications
Building and Construction
Textiles
HVAC
Energy Storage
Shipping and Transportation
Commercial Refrigeration
Other Applications
Innovative Applications of Phase Change Materials
Phase Change Memory
Nanoscale Switching
Glazing
Chapter 6: Phase Change Materials Market by Region
North America
Europe
Asia-Pacific
Rest of the World
Chapter 7: Competitive Landscape
Industry Growth Strategies
New Developments, by Products
Chapter 8: Company Profiles
About BCC Research
About BCC Research
BCC Membership
BCC Custom Research
List of Tables
Summary Table: Global PCM Market, by Application, Through 2021 ($ Millions)
Table 1 Properties of Phase Change Materials
Table 2 Paraffin Temperatures
Table 3 Salt Hydrate Temperatures
Table 4 Biomaterials/Fatty Acids Temperatures
Table 5 PCM Temperatures and Applications
Table 6 New Product Development and R&D
Table 7 Temperature Analysis of Commonly Used Paraffin-based Phase Change Materials (°C)
Table 8 Temperature Analysis of Commonly Used Salt Hydrate-based PCMs (°C)
Table 9 Temperature Analysis of Commonly Used Fatty Acid- or Biobased PCMs (°C)
Table 10 Reproducibility Specified by Cycling Categories
Table 11 Comparative Analysis of Phase Change Materials
Table 12 Comparative Analysis of Salt Hydrate-based Phase Change Materials
Table 13 Comparative Analysis of Fatty Acid-based PCMs
Table 14 Comparative Analysis of Paraffin-based Phase Change Materials
Table 15 Comparative Analysis of Encapsulation Techniques
Table 16 Global PCM Market, by Type, Through 2021 ($ Millions)
Table 17 Global Paraffin-based PCM Market, by Region, Through 2021 ($ Millions)
Table 18 Global Salt Hydrate-based PCM Market, by Region, Through 2021 ($ Millions)
Table 19 Global Other PCM Market, by Region, Through 2021 ($ Millions)
Table 20 Research and Development, 2007-2017
Table 21 Comparative Analysis of PCM Manufacturers, by Application
Table 22 Global PCM Market in Building and Construction, by Region, Through 2021 ($ Millions)
Table 23 Global PCM Market in Textiles, by Region, Through 2021 ($ Millions
Table 24 Global PCM Market in HVAC, by Region, Through 2021 ($ Millions)
Table 25 Commercially Available Phase Change Materials for Energy Storage
Table 26 Solar PV Installed Capacity Estimate and Forecast, by Region, 2012–2019 (GW
Table 27 Global PCM Market in Energy Storage, by Region, Through 2021 ($ Millions)
Table 28 Phase Change Materials in Shipping and Transportation (%)
Table 29 Global PCM Market in Shipping and Transportation, by Region, Through 2021 ($ Millions)
Table 30 Global PCM Market in Commercial Refrigeration, by Region, Through 2021 ($ Millions)
Table 31 Global PCM Market in Other Applications, by Region, Through 2021 ($ Millions)
Table 32 Estimated Cost Comparison of Phase Change Materials and Diesel Generators in Telecom
Shelters ($)
Table 33 Comparative Analysis of Memory Types
Table 34 Global PCM Market, by Region, Through 2021 ($ Millions)
Table 35 Emission and Energy Conservation Norms Across Major Regions
Table 36 North American PCM Market, by Application, Through 2021 ($ Millions)
Table 37 European PCM Market, by Application, Through 2021 ($ Millions)
Table 38 Asia-Pacific PCM Market, by Application, Through 2021 ($ Millions)
Table 39 ROW PCM Market, by Application, Through 2021 ($ Millions)
Table 40 Product Launches and R&D in the PCM Market, 2011 to Nov. 2016
Table 41 Divestment/Investment/Acquisitions/Joint Ventures in the PCM Market, 2011 to May 2017 107
Table 42 Agreements and Expansions in the PCM Market, 2011 to Dec. 2016
Table 43 AAVID Kunze’s Product Portfolio
Table 44 Recent Developments
Table 45 AI Technology’s Product Portfolio
Table 46 Aster Teleservices’ Product Portfolio
Table 47 BASF’s Product Portfolio
Table 48 Recent Developments
Table 49 Chomerics’ Product Portfolio
Table 50 Chomerics Product Portfolio
Table 51 Cosella-Dörken’s Product Portfolio
Table 52 Croda’s Product Portfolio
Table 53 Recent Developments
Table 54 Csafe Global’s Product Portfolio
Table 55 Recent Developments
Table 56 Datum Phase Change’s Product Portfolio
Table 57 Recent Developments
Table 58 DOW Chemical’s Product Portfolio
Table 59 Recent Developments
Table 60 DuPont’s Product Portfolio
Table 61 Recent Developments
Table 62 Entropy Solutions’ Product Portfolio
Table 63 Henkel’s Product Portfolio
Table 64 Recent Developments
Table 65 Kaplan Energy’s Product Portfolio
Table 66 Laird Technologies’ Products Portfolio
Table 67 Recent Developments
Table 68 Laminar Medica’s Product Portfolio
Table 69 Recent Developments
Table 70 Micron’s Product Portfolio
Table 71 Recent Developments
Table 72 Microtek Laboratories’ Product Portfolio
Table 73 National Gypsum’s Product Portfolio
Table 74 Outlast Technologies’ Product Portfolio
Table 75 Recent Developments
Table 76 PPL Product Portfolio
Table 77 Phase Change Energy Solutions Product Portfolio
Table 78 PCP’s Product Portfolio
Table 79 Pluss Polymers’ Product Portfolio
Table 80 Recent Developments
Table 81 Rubitherm Technologies Product Portfolio
Table 82 Shenzhen Aochuan Technology’s Product Portfolio
Table 83 SHIN-ETSU Chemical’s Product Portfolio
Table 84 Recent Developments
Table 85 TCP Reliable’s Product Portfolio
Table 86 Vesture’s Product Portfolio
List of Figures
Summary Figure: Global PCM Market, by Application, 2015-2021 ($ Millions)
Figure 1 Classification of Phase Change Materials
Figure 2 Business Structure of the Phase Change Materials Market
Figure 3 PCM Conversion Cycle
Figure 4 Phase Change Materials in Textile Manufacturing
Figure 5 Value Chain Analysis
Figure 6 Carbon Dioxide Emissions, by End-Use Sector, 2015 (%)
Figure 7 Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the U.S., by End-use Sector, 2014 (%)
Figure 8 Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the E.U. by End-use Sector, 2014
Figure 9 Cooling and Heating Process Through PCM
Figure 10 Energy Consumption in Residential and Commercial Buildings, by Segment, 2015 (%)
Figure 11 Temperature Fluctuations with and without PCM
Figure 12 Shift in Electrical Load in a 24-Hour Cycle
Figure 13 Global R&D Initiatives to Increase PCM Efficacy
Figure 14 Characteristics of Phase Change Materials
Figure 15 Raw Materials for Paraffin Production (%)
Figure 16 Paraffin Production Process
Figure 17 Microencapsulation Process
Figure 18 Global PCM Market Share, by Product, 2015 (%)
Figure 19 Distribution of New Developments in the PCM Market, by Application, 2015 (%)
Figure 20 PCM Market, by Application, 2013 (%)
Figure 21 PCMs in Building and Construction Applications, 2016 (%)
Figure 22 Phase Change Materials in Textile Applications, 2016 (%)
Figure 23 Role of PCM in Cooling Tower
Figure 24 Phase Change Materials in HVAC Applications (%)
Figure 25 Phase Change Materials in Energy Storage Applications (%)
Figure 26 Phase Change Materials in Solar Energy Systems
Figure 27 Market Shares of Key Players in Shipping and Transportation (%)
Figure 28 Phase Change Materials in Commercial Refrigeration Applications (%)
Figure 29 PCM Glazing Process
Figure 30 Global PCM Market, by Region, 2015–2021 ($ Millions)
Figure 31 Energy Consumption in the U.S., by End-use Sector, 2014 (%)
Figure 32 Sources of Energy Consumption in Residential Buildings and Commercial Buildings, 2016 (%)97
Figure 33 Energy Consumption in Europe, by End-use Sector, 2014 (%)

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