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Global Fire Protection Coatings Market, Forecast to 2023

Global Fire Protection Coatings Market, Forecast to 2023

Fire protection coatings are coating systems that are required to be applied on structural elements in building & construction on various industries to provide adequate rescue and evacuation time in the event of a fire. Fire hazards are basically of two types which are hydrocarbon fire (that originates from burning of hydrocarbon based materials such as crude oil and natural gas) and cellulosic fire (that originates from cellulosic materials such as wood and paper).

In this study, fire protection coatings are majorly classified as Hydrocarbon Intumescent Coatings, Hydrocarbon Cementitious Coatings, Cellulosic Intumescent Coatings and Cellulosic Cementitious Coatings. Intumescent coatings are materials that when exposed to fire expands to more than 60 times their original thickness and form a charred exterior to create a barrier between the external environment and the substrate. Cementitious coatings are materials based on cementitious raw materials such as Portland cement and gypsum that are inherently fire resistant and provide adequate fire insulation for a period of time.

Hydrocarbon fires typically reach temperatures of over 1,100 °C within a time span of 5 minutes and hence, demand highly effective fire-proofing solutions. Cellulosic fire protection systems are developed for civil construction and infrastructure projects. Cellulosic fires are caused by the burning of materials such as wood, paper, or textiles. The temperatures of cellulosic fires are slow to rise and can reach a peak of 950°C.

The thickness and the number of coating layers applied on a substrate depend on the fire rating required by the end customer. Fire rating is the minimum duration of fire protection expected of the coating which is typically 30 minutes, 1 hour, 2 hours, or 3 hours. The higher the fire rating, the more the thickness required and more the number of layers of coating applied.

End customers select the appropriate coating system based on certain specifications such as the substrate steel’s properties, location of the structure, aesthetic requirements, duration of fire protection required, and probability of physical damage. The major industries affected by hydrocarbon fires are oil & gas, chemical & petrochemicals, marine, and power while cellulosic fire can occur at land based commercial and industrial constructions.

The fire protection coatings market is at present highly competitive due to significant number of large and small market participants. Manufacturers are compelled to maintain prices at low levels due to high price sensitivity of customers in the developing countries Asia Pacific, which is the largest market for the overall fire protection coatings industry.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • Executive Summary-Strategic Factsheet
    • Market Engineering Measurements
    • CEO's Perspective
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definitions
    • Geographic Scope
    • Key Questions This Study Will Answer
    • Market Segmentation
  • Drivers and Restraints-Total Fire Protection Coatings Market
    • Market Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Market Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
  • Forecast and Trends-Total Fire Protection Coatings Market
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Total Fire Protection Coatings Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2016
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total Fire Protection Coatings Market: Revenue Forecast, Global, 2013-2023
    • Unit Shipment Forecast
      • Table Total Fire Protection Coatings Market: Unit Shipment Forecast, Global, 2013-2023
    • Value Chain
    • Value Chain Description
    • Market Share-Total Fire Protection Coatings
    • Product Matrix
      • Table Fire Protection Coatings Industry: Product Matrix of Major Market Participants, Global, 2016
    • Ongoing and Upcoming Oil & Gas and Petrochemical Projects
  • Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action
    • Growth Opportunity 1-Hybrid Cellulosic Intumescent Coatings
    • Growth Opportunity 2-Development of Mesh-free and Boric-acid Free Coatings
    • Growth Opportunity 3-Commercial Construction Applications in North America and Europe
    • Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth
  • Hydrocarbon Intumescent Segment Breakdown
    • Hydrocarbon Intumescent Segment Characteristics and Overview
    • Hydrocarbon Intumescent Segment Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Hydrocarbon Intumescent Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2016
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Hydrocarbon Intumescent Segment: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Global, 2013-2023
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Chemistry and Mesh Content
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Hydrocarbon Intumescent Market: Average Price, Global, 2013-2023
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by End Industry
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by End Industry-Discussion
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Application
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Application Discussion
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by Region
    • Market Share-Hydrocarbon Intumescent Segment
    • Competitive Environment
  • Hydrocarbon Cementitious Segment Breakdown
    • Hydrocarbon Cementitious Segment Characteristics and Overview
    • Hydrocarbon Cementitious Segment Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Hydrocarbon Cementitious Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2016
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Hydrocarbon Cementitious Segment: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Global, 2013-2023
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Hydrocarbon Cementitious Segment: Average Price, Global, 2013-2023
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Product Type
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by End Industry
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by End Industry-Discussion
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Application
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Application Discussion
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by Region
    • Market Share-Hydrocarbon Cementitious Segment
    • Competitive Environment
  • Cellulosic Intumescent Segment Market Breakdown
    • Cellulosic Intumescent Segment Characteristics and Overview
    • Cellulosic Intumescent Segment Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Cellulosic Intumescent Segment Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2016
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Cellulosic Intumescent Segment Market: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Global, 2013-2023
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Cellulosic Intumescent Segment: Average Price, Global, 2013-2023
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Product Type
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Product Type Discussion
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by End Industry
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by End Industry-Discussion
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
    • Unit Shipment Forecast Discussion by Region
    • Market Share-Cellulosic Intumescent Coatings
    • Competitive Environment
  • Cellulosic Cementitious Segment Breakdown
    • Cellulosic Cementitious Segment Characteristics and Overview
    • Cellulosic Cementitious Segment Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Cellulosic Cementitious Segment: Market Engineering Measurements, Global, 2016
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast
      • Table Cellulosic Cementitious Segment: Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast, Global, 2013-2023
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast
      • Table Cellulosic Cementitious Segment: Average Price, Global, 2013-2023
    • Pricing Trends and Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Product Type
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by End Industry
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by End Industry-Discussion
    • Percent Unit Shipment Forecast by Region
    • Unit Shipment and Revenue Forecast Discussion by Region
    • Market Share-Cellulosic Cementitious Segment
    • Competitive Environment
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word-3 Big Predictions
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology
    • Partial List of Companies Interviewed
    • Abbreviations and Acronyms Used

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