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Technical and Advanced Structural Ceramics: North American Markets

The North American technical and advanced structural ceramics market reached nearly $3.6 billion in 2012. This market is expected to grow to nearly $3.7 billion in 2013 and $4.8 billion in 2018 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.4% over the five-year period 2013 to 2018.

This report provides:

  • An overview of the market for technical and advanced structural ceramics in North America.
  • Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2012, estimates for 2013, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2018.
  • 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.
  • Comprehensive profiles of leading generics companies, and updates on mergers and acquisitions.

REPORT SCOPE

INTRODUCTION

This market research report is an update of a 2012 BCC Research report that analyzes the market, materials and recent developments in advanced structural ceramics. The report includes an overview of advanced ceramic materials and discusses production technologies, new applications and competitive issues. The various businesses entering the field of advanced structural ceramics are presented, and the barriers to entry are discussed. Market projections are given for the next five years.

Advanced structural ceramics have the potential to resolve many material-based challenges in process industry, power generation, aerospace, transportation and military applications. Their wear resistance, corrosion resistance, high temperature resistance and light weight represent a superior combination of qualities. These materials may help to decrease energy consumption and minimize pollution. Breakthroughs in advanced ceramics technology are having a vast impact on global business and society.

Entities that may be interested in this report include:

  • Developers, manufacturers and suppliers of advanced ceramic materials.
  • Manufacturers, suppliers and users of advanced ceramic raw materials.
  • Manufacturers, suppliers and users of advanced ceramic powders.
  • Developers and manufacturers of advanced ceramic components.
  • Engine component manufacturers.
  • Cutting tool insert manufacturers.
  • Manufacturers of wear parts and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) suppliers.
  • Manufacturers and suppliers of dental crowns, ceramic posterior materials and ceramic hip implants.
  • Manufacturers and suppliers of armor.
  • Manufacturers and suppliers of ceramic kiln furniture, recuperators and heat exchangers.
  • Chemical firms interested in diversification or acquisitions.
  • Venture capitalists, angel investors and financial institutions interested in attractive new investments and acquisitions.

SCOPE OF REPORT

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

INFORMATION SOURCES AND METHODOLOGY

Both primary and secondary research methodologies were used to prepare this study. Findings are based on information derived from interviews with developers, producers and potential producers of advanced structural ceramic materials, components and powders; industry experts; and people who perform research and development (R&D) on monolithic ceramic and ceramic matrix composites. End users were contacted to evaluate the projected demand for technical and advanced structural ceramics. Secondary data were obtained from trade publications, technical journals, government statistics and BCC Research databases. Financial values are presented in constant dollars. Historical financial values are for the years given.

ANALYSTS' CREDENTIALS

Richard Hilton, the author of the original report on which this update version is based, has a broad business background that includes many years as an analyst, project manager, product manager and director of marketing for a major industrial firm. He has served as an editor of newsletters that explore emerging technologies and he has taught mathematics. Of special interest to this study is his work on rare earths, catalysts and ultrapure materials.

Andrew McWilliams, the analyst responsible for updating the report, is a partner at 43rd Parallel LLC, a Boston-based international technology and marketing consulting firm. Mr. McWilliams is the author of numerous other BCC Research studies, including:

  • AVM015G High-Performance Ceramic Coatings: Markets and Technologies
  • AVM016F Sol-Gel Processing of Ceramics and Glass
  • AVM038E Advanced Structural Carbon Products: Fibers, Foams and Composites
  • NAN015F Advanced Ceramics and Nanoceramic Powders
  • NAN021D Global Markets for Nanocomposites, Nanoparticles, Nanoclays and Nanotubes

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION

  • SCOPE OF REPORT
  • INFORMATION SOURCES AND METHODOLOGY
  • ANALYSTS' CREDENTIALS
  • RELATED BCC RESEARCH REPORTS
  • BCC RESEARCH ONLINE SERVICES
  • DISCLAIMER

Chapter 2 SUMMARY

  • SUMMARY TABLE NORTH AMERICAN TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
  • SUMMARY FIGURE NORTH AMERICAN TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2012-2018 ($ 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, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
    • ZIRCONIA-BASED CERAMICS
    • TABLE 3 NORTH AMERICAN ZIRCONIA-BASED TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
    • SILICON CARBIDE CERAMICS
    • TABLE 4 NORTH AMERICAN SILICON CARBIDE TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
    • BORON CARBIDE CERAMICS
    • TABLE 5 NORTH AMERICAN BORON CARBIDE TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
    • SILICON NITRIDE CERAMICS
    • TABLE 6 NORTH AMERICAN SILICON NITRIDE AND SIALONS TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
    • SILICA-BASED CERAMICS
    • TABLE 7 NORTH AMERICAN SILICA-BASED TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TITANIUM DIBORIDE CERAMICS
    • TABLE 8 NORTH AMERICAN TITANIUM DIBORIDE TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
    • GLASS AND GLASS CERAMICS
    • TABLE 9 NORTH AMERICAN GLASS CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
    • MIXED AND SPECIALTY CERAMICS
    • TABLE 10 NORTH AMERICAN MIXED AND SPECIALTY TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
  • ADDITIONAL STRUCTURAL CERAMIC INFORMATION SOURCES
    • NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY CERAMICS DATABASE
    • MATWEB
  • SUMMARY OF 2012 ESTIMATES FOR STRUCTURAL CERAMIC MAJOR COMPOSITIONS
  • TABLE 11 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS BY MATERIAL, 2012 ($ 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 STRENGTHS (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 PROCESS 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
  • ULTRA-FINE PARTICLES USING HIGH-PRESSURE MILL
  • NANOPARTICLES
  • SIALONS
  • CRACK HEALING
  • QUALITY CONTROL
  • RHEOLOGY CONTROL
  • FABRICATION PROCESS CONTROL
  • PROPERTY IMPROVEMENTS
    • TOUGHNESS
    • MATERIAL STRENGTH
    • IMPROVED DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES
    • LOWER 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 COST OF MANUFACTURE
    • 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 TOOL AND INSERT MANUFACTURERS AND SUPPLIERS
  • TABLE 33 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET SHARE OF LEADING COMPANIES IN CERAMIC CUTTING TOOLS AND INSERTS, 2012 (%)
  • MARKET
    • PRICES
    • TABLE 34 CARBIDE AND CERAMIC TOOL INSERT PRICES, 1987-2013
    • CONSUMPTION
    • TABLE 35 U.S. CERAMIC CUTTING TOOL AND TOOL INSERT MARKET BY MATERIAL TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 36 CERAMIC CUTTING TOOL AND INSERT MARKET SHARE BY MATERIAL TYPE, 2012 (%)

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 NORTH AMERICAN PRODUCERS AND SUPPLIERS OF CERAMIC COMPONENTS FOR WEAR-RESISTANT AND INDUSTRIAL-RELATED APPLICATIONS BY MARKET SHARE, 2012 (%)
  • MARKET
  • TABLE 43 NORTH AMERICAN TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS FOR WEAR-, EROSION- AND CORROSION-RESISTANT INDUSTRIAL COMPONENTS MARKET, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 44 NORTH AMERICAN TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMIC MATERIALS USED FOR WEAR-, EROSION- AND CORROSION-RESISTANT INDUSTRIAL COMPONENTS MARKET, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
    • CERAMIC BEARINGS
    • TABLE 45 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC BEARING AND BEARING COMPONENTS MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
    • GRINDING MEDIA AND RELATED APPLICATIONS
    • TABLE 46 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC GRINDING MEDIA MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 47 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC GRINDING MEDIA MARKET SHARES BY MATERIAL TYPE, 2012 (%)
    • NOZZLES
    • TABLE 48 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC NOZZLE MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 49 NORTH AMERICAN STRUCTURAL CERAMIC NOZZLE MARKET BY MATERIAL TYPE, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
    • MECHANICAL SEALS, VALVES, PLUNGERS AND RELATED PRODUCTS
    • TABLE 50 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC SEALS, VALVES AND RELATED PRODUCT MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 51 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR CERAMIC SEAL, VALVE AND RELATED PRODUCT MARKET BY MATERIAL TYPE, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
    • DIES, GUIDES AND SCRAPERS
    • TABLE 52 NORTH AMERICA CERAMIC DIE, GUIDE, PULLEY AND RELATED PRODUCT MARKET, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
    • TABLE 53 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC MATERIALS USED FOR CERAMIC DIES, GUIDES, PULLEYS AND RELATED PRODUCTS MARKET BY MATERIAL TYPE, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)

Chapter 8 BIOCERAMICS

  • MATERIALS AND PROPERTIES
    • BIOCERAMIC MATERIAL TYPES
      • Nearly Inert Ceramic Implants
      • Surface-Active Glass and Ceramic Implants
      • Resorbable Ceramics
    • PROPERTY REQUIREMENTS FOR IMPLANTS
    • BIOCERAMIC MATERIALS
  • 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 U.S. DENTISTS BY SPECIALTY, 2006 AND 2018
  • TABLE 56 U.S. BIOCERAMICS DENTAL MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 57 U.S. BIOCERAMICS MARKET, THROUGH 2018
  • TABLE 58 U.S. BIOCERAMIC MATERIALS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)

Chapter 9 ENERGY AND HIGH-TEMPERATURE-RESISTANT 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 IN ENERGY AND HIGH-TEMPERATURE APPLICATIONS
    • TABLE 60 LEADING CERAMICS FOR ENERGY AND HIGH-TEMPERATURE-RESISTANT APPLICATIONS SUPPLIERS BY MARKET SHARE, 2012 (%)
    • HEAT EXCHANGERS AND RECUPERATORS
  • MARKET
  • TABLE 61 U.S. TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMIC ENERGY AND HIGH-TEMPERATURE-RESISTANT COMPONENT MARKET BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 62 U.S. TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMIC MATERIALS FOR ENERGY AND HIGH-TEMPERATURE-RESISTANT COMPONENT MARKET BY MATERIAL, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)

Chapter 10 AIRCRAFT AND AEROSPACE CERAMICS

  • MATERIALS
  • SPACE SHUTTLE TILES
  • GLASS AND GLASS CERAMICS
  • CERAMIC COMPOSITES
  • FIBER-REINFORCED GLASSES 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
  • NORTH AMERICAN AIRCRAFT AND AEROSPACE CERAMIC MARKET
  • TABLE 64 U.S. GLASS CERAMICS USED IN AIRCRAFT AND AEROSPACE APPLICATIONS MARKET, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)

Chapter 11 ADVANCED ARMOR AND MILITARY APPLICATIONS

  • APPLICATIONS FOR STRUCTURAL CERAMICS IN THE MILITARY
    • CERAMIC ARMOR
    • FIGURE 4 SPECTRA SHIELD COMPOSITE CONSTRUCTION
    • BORON CARBIDE
    • SILICON CARBIDE
    • INNOVATIONS
    • MISCELLANEOUS
      • Radomes
      • Missile Parts
      • Gun Barrel Liners
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
  • TABLE 65 U.S. CERAMIC ARMOR MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY, 2012 (%)
  • STRUCTURAL CERAMICS USED IN ADVANCED ARMOR AND MILITARY APPLICATIONS MARKET
  • TABLE 66 U.S. TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS FOR ADVANCED ARMOR AND MILITARY APPLICATIONS MARKET, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 67 U.S. CERAMIC ARMOR MARKET SHARE BY MATERIAL TYPE, 2012 (%)

Chapter 12 COMPANY PROFILES

  • ABRESIST KALENBORN
  • ADVANCED COMPOSITE MATERIALS
  • ASAHI GLASS CO.
  • ASTRO MET
  • BAE SYSTEMS
  • BERKELEY ADVANCED BIOMATERIALS
  • BIOMET
  • BLACKHAWK
  • CERADYNE
  • CERAMTEC
  • CERCO
  • COORSTEK
  • CORBETT INDUSTRIES
  • CORNING
  • DENTSPLY INTERNATIONAL
  • DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS
  • EAGLEPICHER TECHNOLOGIES
  • 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
  • 3M
  • TIMKEN
  • VR/WESSON
  • WRIGHT MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
  • ZIRCOA

LIST OF TABLES

  • SUMMARY TABLE NORTH AMERICAN TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 1 ADVANCED AND STRUCTURAL CERAMIC APPLICATIONS OVERVIEW
  • TABLE 2 NORTH AMERICAN ALUMINA-BASED TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 3 NORTH AMERICAN ZIRCONIA-BASED TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 4 NORTH AMERICAN SILICON CARBIDE TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 5 NORTH AMERICAN BORON CARBIDE TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 6 NORTH AMERICAN SILICON NITRIDE AND SIALONS TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 7 NORTH AMERICAN SILICA-BASED TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 8 NORTH AMERICAN TITANIUM DIBORIDE TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 9 NORTH AMERICAN GLASS CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 10 NORTH AMERICAN MIXED AND SPECIALTY TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 11 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS BY MATERIAL, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 12 COMMONLY USED ADVANCED CERAMIC MATERIALS
  • TABLE 13 BASIC PROPERTIES OF COMPOUNDS USED IN STRUCTURAL CERAMICS
  • TABLE 14 COMMERCIAL ALUMINA PROPERTIES
  • TABLE 15 COMMERCIAL ZIRCONIA PROPERTIES
  • TABLE 16 TYPICAL SILICON NITRIDE PROPERTIES
  • TABLE 17 HOT-PRESSED BORON NITRIDE PROPERTIES
  • TABLE 18 AVERAGE CERAMIC STRENGTHS (PSI)
  • TABLE 19 SELECTED CERAMIC WHISKER PROPERTIES
  • TABLE 20 TYPICAL FIBER PROPERTY RANGES
  • TABLE 21 ALUMINA AND MULLITE MATRIX COMPOSITE APPLICATIONS AND BENEFITS
  • TABLE 22 OXIDE MATRIX COMPOSITE MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
  • 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
  • TABLE 26 DISCONTINUOUSLY REINFORCED CERAMIC APPLICATIONS BY TYPE
  • TABLE 27 CONTINUOUSLY REINFORCED CERAMIC APPLICATIONS BY TYPE
  • TABLE 28 CRYSTALLINE CERAMIC PROCESS STAGES
  • TABLE 29 POWDER CONSOLIDATION AND SHAPE FORMING TECHNIQUES
  • TABLE 30 LEADING STRUCTURAL CERAMIC CUTTING TOOL MATERIAL PROPERTIES
  • TABLE 31 ALUMINA COMPARISONS
  • TABLE 32 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC CUTTING TOOL AND INSERT MANUFACTURERS AND SUPPLIERS
  • TABLE 33 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET SHARE OF LEADING COMPANIES IN CERAMIC CUTTING TOOLS AND INSERTS, 2012 (%)
  • TABLE 34 CARBIDE AND CERAMIC TOOL INSERT PRICES, 1987-2013
  • TABLE 35 U.S. CERAMIC CUTTING TOOL AND TOOL INSERT MARKET BY MATERIAL TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 36 CERAMIC CUTTING TOOL AND INSERT MARKET SHARE BY MATERIAL TYPE, 2012 (%)
  • 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
  • TABLE 40 COORS HIGH-DENSITY CERAMIC MEDIA PROPERTIES
  • TABLE 41 CANDIDATE STRUCTURAL CERAMIC SEAL PROPERTIES
  • TABLE 42 NORTH AMERICAN PRODUCERS AND SUPPLIERS OF CERAMIC COMPONENTS FOR WEAR-RESISTANT AND INDUSTRIAL-RELATED APPLICATIONS BY MARKET SHARE, 2012 (%)
  • TABLE 43 NORTH AMERICAN TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS FOR WEAR-, EROSION- AND CORROSION-RESISTANT INDUSTRIAL COMPONENTS MARKET, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 44 NORTH AMERICAN TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMIC MATERIALS USED FOR WEAR-, EROSION- AND CORROSION-RESISTANT INDUSTRIAL COMPONENTS MARKET, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 45 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC BEARING AND BEARING COMPONENTS MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 46 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC GRINDING MEDIA MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 47 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC GRINDING MEDIA MARKET SHARES BY MATERIAL TYPE, 2012 (%)
  • TABLE 48 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC NOZZLE MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 49 NORTH AMERICAN STRUCTURAL CERAMIC NOZZLE MARKET BY MATERIAL TYPE, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 50 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC SEALS, VALVES AND RELATED PRODUCT MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 51 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR CERAMIC SEAL, VALVE AND RELATED PRODUCT MARKET BY MATERIAL TYPE, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 52 NORTH AMERICA CERAMIC DIE, GUIDE, PULLEY AND RELATED PRODUCT MARKET, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 53 NORTH AMERICAN CERAMIC MATERIALS USED FOR CERAMIC DIES, GUIDES, PULLEYS AND RELATED PRODUCTS MARKET BY MATERIAL TYPE, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 54 BIOACTIVE GLASS AND GLASS CERAMIC APPLICATIONS
  • TABLE 55 U.S. DENTISTS BY SPECIALTY, 2006 AND 2018
  • TABLE 56 U.S. BIOCERAMICS DENTAL MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 57 U.S. BIOCERAMICS MARKET, THROUGH 2018
  • TABLE 58 U.S. BIOCERAMIC MATERIALS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 59 NORTH AMERICAN COMPANIES SUPPLYING CERAMIC COMPONENTS IN ENERGY AND HIGH-TEMPERATURE APPLICATIONS
  • TABLE 60 LEADING CERAMICS FOR ENERGY AND HIGH-TEMPERATURE-RESISTANT APPLICATIONS SUPPLIERS BY MARKET SHARE, 2012 (%)
  • TABLE 61 U.S. TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMIC ENERGY AND HIGH-TEMPERATURE-RESISTANT COMPONENT MARKET BY APPLICATION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 62 U.S. TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMIC MATERIALS FOR ENERGY AND HIGH-TEMPERATURE-RESISTANT COMPONENT MARKET BY MATERIAL, 2012 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 63 SIGNIFICANT GLASS-CERAMIC MATERIALS
  • TABLE 64 U.S. GLASS CERAMICS USED IN AIRCRAFT AND AEROSPACE APPLICATIONS MARKET, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 65 U.S. CERAMIC ARMOR MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY, 2012 (%)
  • TABLE 66 U.S. TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS FOR ADVANCED ARMOR AND MILITARY APPLICATIONS MARKET, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS)
  • TABLE 67 U.S. CERAMIC ARMOR MARKET SHARE BY MATERIAL TYPE, 2012 (%)

LIST OF FIGURES

  • SUMMARY FIGURE NORTH AMERICAN TECHNICAL AND ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CERAMICS MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2012-2018 ($ MILLIONS)
  • FIGURE 1 SLIP CASTING PROCESS SCHEMATIC
  • FIGURE 2 EXTRUSION PROCESS SCHEMATIC
  • FIGURE 3 INJECTION MOLDING PROCESS SCHEMATIC
  • FIGURE 4 SPECTRA SHIELD COMPOSITE CONSTRUCTION
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