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Liquid Silicone Rubber

Liquid Silicone Rubber

US demand for liquid silicone rubber (LSR) is projected to rise 8.3% per year to $685 million in 2023. Growth will be supported by an expanding number of applications for LSR, as well as by an increasing number of processors adopting LSR production capabilities.

This report covers LSR demand by Market, along with discussion of specialty LSR grades and key machinery and equipment trends. Data are given in dollar value for each market segment, while total LSR demand is also provided in pounds.

Liquid silicone rubber markets covered in the study include:
Automotive
Medical
Consumer & Baby Care
Electrical & Electronic
Industrial & Other

Analysis and growth forecasts are also provided for the following specialty LSR grades:
Self-Lubricating
Non-Post-Cure
Self-Adhesive
High-Transparency
LSR Coatings

Scope of the Report
This report covers the scope, size, and growth of the US liquid silicone rubber market, including key trends in market segmentation. Historical data are provided for 2008, 2013, and 2018 with forecasts for 2023, with year by year historical market volatility also addressed. Data are provided in dollar value. Total LSR demand is also provided in pounds. Also included is an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table Figure 1-1 | US Liquid Silicone Rubber Market Outlook
  • OVERVIEW
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 2-1 | Liquid Silicone Rubber Market Overview
    • Silicone Elastomers Overview
      • Table US Silicone Elastomer Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Silicone Elastomers: Major Markets & Functions
    • LSR Technology
    • LSR Market Size & Historical Trends
      • Table Liquid Silicone Rubber Demand, 2008 – 2018
    • LSR Demand Forecast
      • Table Liquid Silicone Rubber Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 2-2 | Liquid Silicone Rubber Demand, 2008 – 2023
    • Regulatory Environment for Silicones
      • Table Regulatory Bodies: Key Responsibilities in Silicone Industry
    • Pricing
      • Table Figure 2-3 | Liquid Silicone Rubber Materials Pricing, 2008 – 2023
    • Global LSR Demand
      • Table Figure 2-4 | Global Demand Share for Liquid Silicone Rubber Materials, 2018
  • LSR MATERIALS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 3-1 | LSR Materials Overview
    • Key LSR Characteristics
      • Table Figure 3-2 | Key Properties & Processing Advantages of LSR
    • Specialty LSR Types & Grades
      • Key Specialty Products & Applications
        • Table Special LSR Types/Grades & Key Applications
      • Self-Lubricating
        • Table Self-Lubricating LSR: Product Examples
        • Table Figure 3-3 | Self-Lubricating LSR: Outlook, Advantages, & Applications
      • Non-Post-Cure
        • Table Non-Post-Cure LSR: Product Examples
        • Table Figure 3-4 | Non-Post-Cure LSR: Outlook, Advantages, & Applications
      • Self-Adhesive
        • Table Self-Adhesive LSR: Product Examples
        • Table Figure 3-5 | Self-Adhesive LSR: Outlook, Advantages, & Applications
      • High-Transparency
        • Table High-Transparency LSR: Product Examples
        • Table Figure 3-6 | High-Transparency LSR: Outlook, Advantages, & Applications
      • LSR Coatings
        • Table LSR Coatings: Product Examples
        • Table Figure 3-7 | LSR Coatings: Outlook, Advantages, & Applications
      • Other Specialty Grades
        • Table Other Specialty Grades: Key Properties & Product Examples
    • Competitive Materials
      • HCR Silicone
        • Table HCR Silicone: Key Material Properties & Comparison to LSR
      • Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE)
        • Table TPE: Key Material Properties & Comparison to LSR
      • Other Elastomers
        • Table Selected Other Elastomers: Key Properties, Applications, & Comparison to LSR
  • LSR MARKETS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 4-1 | Outlook for Key LSR Materials Markets
    • LSR Demand by Market
      • Table Liquid Silicone Rubber Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 4-2 | LSR Demand Growth by Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Automotive
      • Automotive: Market Size & Outlook
        • Table Automotive Liquid Silicone Rubber Demand, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 4-3 | Automotive Market for LSR, 2008 – 2023
      • Automotive: Growth Opportunities
        • Table Figure 4-4 | Automotive Market for LSR: Key Applications
        • Table Figure 4-5 | Automotive Market for LSR: Key Opportunities & Growth by Application
    • Medical
      • Medical: Market Size & Outlook
        • Table Medical Liquid Silicone Rubber Demand, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 4-6 | Medical Market for LSR, 2008 – 2023
      • Medical: Growth Opportunities
        • Table Figure 4-7 | Medical Market for LSR: Key Applications
        • Table Figure 4-8 | Medical Market for LSR: Key Opportunities & Growth by Application
    • Consumer & Baby Care
      • Consumer & Baby Care: Market Size & Outlook
        • Table Consumer & Baby Care Liquid Silicone Rubber Demand, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 4-9 | Consumer & Baby Care Market for LSR, 2008 – 2023
      • Consumer & Baby Care: Growth Opportunities
        • Table Figure 4-10 | Consumer & Baby Care Market for LSR: Key Applications
    • Electrical & Electronic
      • Electrical & Electronic: Market Size & Outlook
        • Table Electrical & Electronic Liquid Silicone Rubber Demand, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 4-11 | Electrical & Electronic Market for LSR, 2008 – 2023
      • Electrical & Electronic: Growth Opportunities
        • Table Figure 4-12 | Electrical & Electronic Market: Key Applications
    • Industrial & Other Markets
      • Table Industrial & Other Liquid Silicone Rubber Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 4-13 | Industrial & Other Markets for LSR, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 4-14 | Industrial & Other Markets for LSR: Key Applications
  • GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 5-1 | Growth Opportunities for LSR
    • Processes: Growth Opportunities
      • Overmolding
        • Table Figure 5-2 | LSR Advantages for Overmolding
      • 2-Component (2K) Molding
        • Table Figure 5-3 | LSR Advantages for 2K Molding
      • Micromolding
        • Table Figure 5-4 | LSR Advantages for Micromolding
      • Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)
        • Table Figure 5-5 | LSR Advantages for 3D Printing
    • Applications: Growth Opportunities
      • Optical/Lighting
        • Table Figure 5-6 | LSR Advantages for Optical/Lighting Applications
      • Automotive Sensors
        • Table Figure 5-7 | LSR Advantages for Automotive Sensors
      • Cleanroom Manufacturing
        • Table Figure 5-8 | LSR Advantages for Cleanroom Manufacturing
      • Wearable Devices
        • Table Figure 5-9 | LSR Advantages for Wearables
  • MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 6-1 | Machinery & Equipment Overview
    • Injection Molding Machinery
      • Table Major Liquid Injection Molding Machinery Suppliers & Brands
    • Metering & Dosing Equipment
    • Injection Molds & Tooling
      • Table Figure 6-2 | Examples of Liquid Injection Molds & Tooling
    • Key Industry Trends & Opportunities
      • Automation
        • Table Figure 6-3 | Examples of Automation Equipment for Liquid Injection Molding
      • Industry 4.0
      • Turnkey Manufacturing
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • Key Findings & Industry Composition
      • Table US Liquid Silicone Rubber Materials Sales by Company, 2018
    • LSR Materials Market Share
      • Table Figure 7-1 | US Liquid Silicone Rubber Materials Market Share by Company, 2018
      • Table Figure 7-2 | US Liquid Silicone Rubber Materials Market: Leading Supplier, 2018
      • Table Leading Supplier: Key LSR Product Lines
      • Table Figure 7-3 | US Liquid Silicone Rubber Materials Market: Second Leading Supplier, 2018
      • Table Second Leading Supplier: Key LSR Product Lines
      • Table Figure 7-4 | US Liquid Silicone Rubber Materials Market: Third Leading Supplier, 2018
      • Table Third Leading Supplier: Key LSR Product Lines
      • Table Figure 7-5 | US Liquid Silicone Rubber Materials Market: Fourth Leading Supplier, 2018
      • Table Fourth Leading Supplier: Key LSR Product Lines
      • Table Figure 7-6 | US Liquid Silicone Rubber Materials Market: Fifth Leading Supplier, 2018
      • Table Fifth Leading Supplier: Key LSR Product Lines
    • LSR Molders
      • Table Selected Injection Mold Suppliers & Key Markets Served
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
      • Table Selected Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Marketing Strategies
    • Distribution Channels
  • APPENDIX
    • Scope
      • Table Relevant Industry Codes
      • Table Relevant HS Codes
    • Definitions
    • Abbreviations
      • Table Abbreviations & Acronyms Used in Study
    • Freedonia Methodology
    • Study-Specific Methodology
    • Sources
    • Associations & Agencies
    • Related Studies & Reports
    • Macroeconomic Assumptions
      • Economic Environment
        • Table Macroeconomic Indicators, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 8-1 | Annual Growth in Real GDP, 2000 – 2018, Compared to 1980 – 2005 Average
      • Demographic Trends
        • Table Population & Households, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 8-2 | Annual Population Growth, 2003 – 2018
      • Consumer Spending
        • Table Personal Consumption Expenditures, 2008 – 2023
      • Manufacturers' Shipments
        • Table Manufacturers' Shipments, 2008 – 2023

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