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Technical and Advanced Structural Ceramics: North American Markets

Technical and Advanced Structural Ceramics: North American Markets

The North American market for technical and advanced structural ceramics was $4.5 billion in 2014. The market is expected to reach nearly $6.7 billion by 2020 from $4.8 billion in 2015, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.7% from 2015 through 2020.

This report provides:
An overview of the markets for technical and advanced structural ceramics in North America.
Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2014, 2015, and projections of CAGRs through 2020.
Analysis of ceramic material properties such as wear resistance, corrosion resistance, high temperature resistance, and light weight or low density composition.
Information pertaining to end-use applications of advanced ceramic materials such as power generation, aerospace, transportation, and military applications.
Detailed information pertaining to the use of ceramic materials, powders, and components.
Profiles of manufacturers, suppliers, and major users of advanced structural ceramics.


SCOPE OF REPORT

The report analyzes materials used in various structural ceramic application categories and their respective properties, processing technologies, properties and prices in U.S. markets. The qualitative and quantitative judgments in this report make a valuable contribution to the knowledge of advanced structural ceramic materials, components, processing techniques, applications and markets.

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION
SCOPE OF REPORT
INFORMATION SOURCES AND METHODOLOGY
ANALYSTS' CREDENTIALS
RELATED BCC RESEARCH REPORTS
BCC RESEARCH WEBSITE
DISCLAIMER
CHAPTER 2 SUMMARY
SUMMARY TABLE NORTH AMERICAN TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
SUMMARY FIGURE NORTH AMERICAN TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2014-2020 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 3 OVERVIEW
OVERVIEW
TABLE 1 ADVANCED AND STRUCTURAL CERAMIC APPLICATIONS OVERVIEW
MAJOR CERAMIC MATERIALS
ALUMINA-BASED CERAMICS
TABLE 2 NORTH AMERICAN ALUMINA-BASED TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2014 ($ MILLIONS)
ZIRCONIA-BASED CERAMICS
TABLE 3 NORTH AMERICAN ZIRCONIA-BASED TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2014 ($ MILLIONS)
SILICON CARBIDE CERAMICS
TABLE 4 NORTH AMERICAN SILICON CARBIDE TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2014 ($ MILLIONS)
BORON CARBIDE CERAMICS
TABLE 5 NORTH AMERICAN BORON CARBIDE TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2014` ($ MILLIONS)
SILICON NITRIDE CERAMICS
TABLE 6 NORTH AMERICAN SILICON NITRIDE AND SIALONS TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2014 ($ MILLIONS)
SILICA-BASED CERAMICS
TABLE 7 NORTH AMERICAN SILICA-BASED TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2014 ($ MILLIONS)
TITANIUM DIBORIDE CERAMICS
TABLE 8 NORTH AMERICAN TITANIUM DIBORIDE TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2014 ($ MILLIONS)
GLASS AND GLASS CERAMICS
TABLE 9 NORTH AMERICAN GLASS CERAMICS TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2014 ($ MILLIONS)
MIXED AND SPECIALTY CERAMICS
TABLE 10 NORTH AMERICAN MIXED AND SPECIALTY TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2014 ($ MILLIONS)
STRUCTURAL CERAMIC INFORMATION SOURCES
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY CERAMICS
DATABASE
MATWEB
SUMMARY OF 2014 ESTIMATES FOR STRUCTURAL CERAMIC MAJOR
COMPOSITIONS
TABLE 11 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS BY MATERIAL, 2014 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 4 CERAMIC TECHNOLOGY
PROCESSING ADVANCED CERAMICS
TABLE 12 COMMONLY USED ADVANCED CERAMIC MATERIALS
STABLE OXIDES
TITANATE CERAMICS
FERRITE MATERIAL
MULTICOMPONENT OXIDE CERAMICS
BERYLLIA CERAMICS
ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS
MONOLITHIC STRUCTURAL CERAMICS
CERAMIC-MATRIX COMPOSITES
PROPERTIES OF STRUCTURAL CERAMICS
TABLE 13 BASIC PROPERTIES OF COMPOUNDS USED IN STRUCTURAL CERAMICS
ALUMINOSILICATE-BASED CERAMICS
OXIDE CERAMICS
Alumina
TABLE 14 COMMERCIAL ALUMINA PROPERTIES
Zirconia
TABLE 15 COMMERCIAL ZIRCONIA PROPERTIES
Beryllia Ceramics
NON-OXIDE CERAMICS
Nitrides
Silicon Nitride
TABLE 16 TYPICAL SILICON NITRIDE PROPERTIES
Reaction-Bonded Silicon Nitride
Hot-Pressed Silicon Nitride
Sintered Silicon Nitride
Boron Nitride
TABLE 17 HOT-PRESSED BORON NITRIDE PROPERTIES
Aluminum Nitride
SiAlONs
Carbides
Silicon Carbide
Hot-Pressed Silicon Carbide
Sintered Silicon Carbide
Reaction-Sintered Silicon Carbide
Boron Carbide
Titanium Carbide
Tungsten Carbide
Borides
Silicides
CERAMIC TOUGHENING
Microstructure Development
Whisker Toughening
Phase Transformation Toughening
Surface-Treatment Toughening
Transformation Toughening of Zirconia
COMPARISON OF STRUCTURAL CERAMIC STRENGTHS
TABLE 18 AVERAGE CERAMIC STRENGTH (PSI)
CERAMIC-MATRIX COMPOSITES
REINFORCEMENTS
Particulates
Platelets
Whiskers
TABLE 19 SELECTED CERAMIC WHISKER PROPERTIES
Continuous Fibers
TABLE 20 TYPICAL FIBER PROPERTY RANGES
Matrices
Glass and Glass-Ceramic Matrices
OXIDES
TABLE 21 ALUMINA AND MULLITE MATRIX COMPOSITE APPLICATIONS AND BENEFITS
TABLE 22 OXIDE-MATRIX COMPOSITE MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
NON-OXIDES
TABLE 23 SILICON CARBIDE MATRIX CONTINUOUS FIBER-REINFORCED CERAMIC
COMPOSITE BENEFITS AND APPLICATIONS
TABLE 24 NON-OXIDE-MATRIX COMPOSITE MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
TABLE 25 MOLYBDENUM DISILICIDE COMPOSITE APPLICATIONS
Discontinuously and Continuously Reinforced Ceramics
TABLE 26 DISCONTINUOUSLY REINFORCED CERAMIC APPLICATIONS BY TYPE
TABLE 27 CONTINUOUSLY REINFORCED CERAMIC APPLICATIONS BY TYPE
Advanced Structural Ceramic Processing
TABLE 28 CRYSTALLINE CERAMIC PROCESSING STAGES
POWDER TECHNOLOGY
RHEOLOGY CONTROL
CONSOLIDATION AND FORMING
TABLE 29 POWDER CONSOLIDATION AND SHAPE-FORMING TECHNIQUES
DRY PRESSING
UNIAXIAL PRESSING
ISOSTATIC PRESSING
HOT PRESSING
HOT ISOSTATIC PRESSING
SLIP CASTING
FIGURE 1 SLIP-CASTING PROCESS SCHEMATIC
TAPE CASTING
EXTRUSION
FIGURE 2 EXTRUSION PROCESS SCHEMATIC
INJECTION MOLDING
FIGURE 3 INJECTION MOLDING PROCESS SCHEMATIC
SINTERING
GREEN MACHINING
OTHER PROCESSES
Glass Ceramics
Sol-Gel Methods for Ceramic Processing
Organometallic Routes
CHAPTER 5 RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
PARTICLE SIZE
ULTRAFINE PARTICLES USING A HIGH-PRESSURE MILL
NANOPARTICLES
SIALONS
CRACK HEALING
QUALITY CONTROL
RHEOLOGY CONTROL
FABRICATION PROCESS CONTROL
PROPERTY IMPROVEMENTS
TOUGHNESS
MATERIAL STRENGTH
IMPROVED DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES
LOW-STRESS DESIGNS AND RESISTANCE TO THE USE ENVIRONMENT
IMPROVED RESISTANCE TO CONTACT STRESS
CHEMICAL STABILITY AND BONDING
PROTECTIVE COATINGS
FUNCTIONAL GRADIENT CERAMICS
COST REDUCTION
LOWER-COST QUALITY ASSURANCE
REDUCED MANUFACTURNG COSTS
IMPROVED AUTOMATION
DECREASED NEED FOR FINAL MACHINING
REDUCED COST OF PRECURSORS
LOWER-COST INTERFACE MATERIALS AND DEPOSITION PROCESSES
ADVANCING STRUCTURAL CERAMIC TECHNOLOGY
CHAPTER 6 CUTTING TOOLS AND TOOL INSERTS
MATERIALS AND PROPERTIES
TABLE 30 LEADING STRUCTURAL CERAMIC CUTTING-TOOL MATERIAL PROPERTIES
ALUMINA CERAMIC CUTTING TOOLS
Alumina White Ceramic and Alumina Black Ceramic
TABLE 31 ALUMINA COMPARISONS
Whisker-Reinforced Alumina-Silicon Carbide
NITRIDE-BASED CUTTING TOOLS
Coatings
OTHER ADVANCED CERAMIC CUTTING-TOOL MATERIALS
INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
TABLE 32 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC CUTTING TOOLS AND INSERTS
MANUFACTURERS AND SUPPLIERS
TABLE 33 SHARES OF LEADING COMPANIES IN THE NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC
CUTTING TOOLS AND INSERTS MARKET, 2014 (%)
CERAMIC CUTTING TOOL AND INSERT MARKET
PRICES
TABLE 34 CARBIDE AND CERAMIC TOOL INSERT PRICES, 1987-2014
CONSUMPTION
TABLE 35 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC CUTTING TOOLS AND TOOL INSERTS MARKET BY MATERIAL TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 36 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC CUTTING TOOLS AND INSERTS MARKET SHARES BY MATERIAL TYPE, 2014 (%)
CHAPTER 7 WEAR-, EROSION- AND CORROSION-RESISTANT CERAMICS MATERIALS AND PROPERTIES
TABLE 37 MATERIAL SELECTIONS FOR WEAR-, EROSION- AND CORROSION-RESISTANT APPLICATIONS
TABLE 38 MATERIAL SELECTION PROPERTIES FOR WEAR-, EROSION- AND CORROSION-RESISTANT APPLICATIONS*
TABLE 39 SILICON NITRIDE-BEARING COMPONENT PROPERTIES
APPLICATIONS
BEARINGS
GRINDING MEDIA
TABLE 40 COORS HIGH-DENSITY CERAMIC MEDIA PROPERTIES
FOILS
NOZZLES
Sand and Abrasive Blast Nozzles
Tundish Nozzles
Other Nozzles
MECHANICAL SEALS AND VALVES
TABLE 41 CANDIDATE STRUCTURAL CERAMIC SEAL PROPERTIES
AUTOMOTIVE WATER-PUMP SEAL FACES
LINERS AND SCRAPERS
DIES: EXTRUSION FOR WIRE AND CABLE
Wire-Drawing Capstans
Rolls, Guides and Wire Dies
MISCELLANEOUS APPLICATIONS
Pulleys and Sheaves
Specialty Crucibles
INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
COMPANIES
MARKET SHARES
TABLE 42 SHARES OF THE NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC COMPONENTS FOR WEAR-RESISTANT AND INDUSTRIAL-RELATED APPLICATIONS MARKET BY PRODUCERS AND SUPPLIERS, 2014 (%)
MARKET
TABLE 43 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS USED FOR WEAR-, EROSION- AND CORROSION-RESISTANT INDUSTRIAL COMPONENTS, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 44 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMIC MATERIALS USED FOR WEAR-, EROSION- AND CORROSION-RESISTANT INDUSTRIAL COMPONENTS, 2014 ($ MILLIONS)
CERAMIC BEARINGS
TOPIC
TABLE 45 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC BEARING AND BEARING COMPONENTS MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
GRINDING MEDIA AND RELATED APPLICATIONS
TABLE 46 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC GRINDING MEDIA MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 47 SHARES OF THE NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC GRINDING MEDIA MARKET BY MATERIAL TYPE, 2014 (%)
NOZZLES
TABLE 48 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC NOZZLES MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 49 NORTH AMERICAN STRUCTURAL CERAMIC NOZZLES MARKET BY MATERIAL TYPE, 2014 ($ MILLIONS)
MECHANICAL SEALS, VALVES, PLUNGERS AND RELATED PRODUCTS
TABLE 50 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC SEALS, VALVES AND RELATED PRODUCTS MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 51 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC SEALS, VALVES AND RELATED PRODUCTS MARKET BY MATERIAL TYPE, 2014 ($ MILLIONS)
DIES, GUIDES AND SCRAPERS
TABLE 52 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC DIES, GUIDES, PULLEYS AND RELATED PRODUCTS MARKET, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 53 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC DIES, GUIDES, PULLEYS AND RELATED PRODUCTS MARKET BY MATERIAL TYPE, 2014 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 8 BIOCERAMICS
MATERIALS AND PROPERTIES
BIOCERAMIC MATERIAL TYPES
Nearly Inert Ceramic Materials
Surface-Active Glass and Ceramic Materials
Resorbable Ceramics
MATERIAL PROPERTY REQUIREMENTS FOR IMPLANTS
BIOCERAMIC MATERIALS
Bone Substitutes
Dental Ceramics
Orthopedic Implants
APPLICATIONS
TABLE 54 BIOACTIVE GLASS AND GLASS-CERAMIC APPLICATIONS
BIOGLASS PROSTHESES
GLASS-CERAMIC PROSTHESES
BIOGLASS COMPOSITE PROSTHESES
SILICON CARBIDE WHISKER-REINFORCED GLASS-CERAMIC COMPOSITES
CRYSTALLIZED GLASS PROSTHESES
CALCIUM-BASED BIOCOMPATIBLE FILLER FOR BONES
CERAMICS FOR ORTHOPEDIC PRODUCTS
DENTAL CERAMIC MATERIALS FOR CROWNS AND BRIDGES
Glass Ceramics as Crown Materials
Zirconia for Ceramic Crowns and Bridgework
Posterior Composite Materials
Glass Ionomer for Dental Cement and Posterior Material
DENTAL IMPLANTS
NANOCERAMIC MATERIALS
MARKET
TABLE 55 NUMBER OF U.S. DENTISTS BY SPECIALTY, 2012 AND 2022
TABLE 56 U.S. BIOCERAMICS DENTAL MARKET BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2020 ($MILLIONS)
TABLE 57 U.S. BIOCERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2020 ($MILLIONS)
TABLE 58 U.S. BIOCERAMICS MARKET BY MATERIAL, 2014 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 9 ENERGY AND HIGH-TEMPERATURE-RESISTANT CERAMIC PARTS
APPLICATIONS
ALTERNATIVE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES
COMBUSTORS FOR GAS TURBINES
HIGH-TEMPERATURE BATTERIES
FUEL CELLS
OTHER ENERGY-RELATED PRODUCTS
Bioenergy
Nuclear Energy
Carbon Capture and Storage
Fuel Cells and Batteries
Gasifier Reaction Chambers
KILN FURNITURE
CERAMIC CRUCIBLES
HEAT EXCHANGERS
Stationary Heat Exchangers
Rotary Heat Exchangers
Recuperators
Fixed-Boundary Recuperator
COGENERATION
FLUIDIZED BED COMBUSTION
SOLAR ENERGY RECEIVERS AND CONVERTERS
MATERIALS
HEAT-EXCHANGER MATERIALS
KILN-FURNITURE MATERIALS
INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
TABLE 59 NORTH AMERICAN COMPANIES SUPPLYING CERAMIC COMPONENTS FOR ENERGY AND HIGH-TEMPERATURE APPLICATIONS
TABLE 60 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET SHARES FOR LEADING SUPPLIERS OF
CERAMICS FOR ENERGY AND HIGH-TEMPERATURE-RESISTANT APPLICATIONS, 2012 (%)
HEAT EXCHANGERS AND RECUPERATORS
MARKET
TABLE 61 U.S. MARKET FOR TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS
FOR ENERGY AND HIGH-TEMPERATURE-RESISTANT COMPONENTS BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
TABLE 62 U.S. MARKET FOR TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMIC
MATERIALS FOR ENERGY AND HIGH-TEMPERATURE-RESISTANT COMPONENTS BY MATERIAL, 2014 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 10 AIRCRAFT AND AEROSPACE CERAMICS
MATERIALS
SPACE-SHUTTLE TILES
GLASS AND GLASS CERAMICS
CERAMIC COMPOSITES
FIBER-REINFORCED GLASS AND GLASS CERAMICS
TABLE 63 SIGNIFICANT GLASS-CERAMIC MATERIALS
Glass-Fiber Reinforcement
Oxide and Silicon Carbide Fiber Reinforcement
SILICON NITRIDE AND CERAMIC COMPOSITE MEMBRANES WITH INCREASED ENGINEERING RELIABILITY
MARKET
TABLE 64 U.S. MARKET FOR GLASS CERAMICS USED IN AIRCRAFT AND AEROSPACE
APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS)
CHAPTER 11 ADVANCED ARMOR AND MILITARY APPLICATIONS
MILITARY APPLICATIONS FOR STRUCTURAL CERAMICS
CERAMIC ARMOR
FIGURE 4 SPECTRA SHIELD COMPOSITE CONSTRUCTION
BORON CARBIDE APPLICATIONS
SILICON CARBIDE APPLICATIONS
INNOVATIONS
MISCELLANEOUS
Radomes
Missile Parts
Gun Barrel Liners
INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
TABLE 65 SHARES OF THE U.S. CERAMIC ARMOR MARKET BY COMPANY, 2014 (%) MARKET
TABLE 66 U.S. MARKET FOR TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS
USED FOR ADVANCED ARMOR AND MILITARY APPLICATIONS, THROUGH 2020 ($MILLIONS)
TABLE 67 SHARES OF THE U.S. CERAMIC ARMOR MARKET BY MATERIAL TYPE, 2014 (%)
CHAPTER 12 COMPANY PROFILES
3M
ABRESIST KALENBORN
ADVANCED COMPOSITE MATERIALS
ASAHI GLASS CO.
ASTRO MET
BAE SYSTEMS
BERKELEY ADVANCED BIOMATERIALS
BLACKHAWK
CERADYNE
CERAMTEC
CERCO
COORSTEK
CORBETT INDUSTRIES
CORNING
DENTSPLY INTERNATIONAL
DEPUY SYNTHES
EAGLEPICHER TECHNOLOGIES
ELSTER THERMAL SOLUTIONS/ECLIPSE
ENERGY RECOVERY
FERRO-CERAMIC GRINDING
FELDCO INTERNATIONAL
GREENLEAF CORP.
HOOVER PRECISION PRODUCTS
HYDRO CARBIDE
INFRAMAT
IONBOND
IVOCLAR VIVADENT
KENNAMETAL
KOYOCERA
M CUBED TECHNOLOGIES
MAGNECO/METREL
MOMENTIVE PERFORMANCE MATERIALS INC.
MORGAN TECHNICAL CERAMICS
NGK INSULATORS
NTK TECHNOLOGIES
NOBEL BIOCARE
NOVABONE
PIONEER SURGICAL
SAINT-GOBAIN
SANDVIK
SKF
STRYKER
TIMKEN
VR/WESSON
WRIGHT MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
ZIMMER BIOMET
ZIRCOA

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