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3D Printed Technical Ceramics: Technologies and Global Markets

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3D Printed Technical Ceramics: Technologies and Global Markets
Published: June 20, 2017 Content info: 125 Pages
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Report Highlights

The global market for 3D printing of technical ceramics reached $118 million and $142 million in 2015 and 2016, respectively. This market is expected to increase from $174 million in 2017 to $544 million in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 25.6% for 2017-2022.

Report Includes:

  • An overview of the global market for 3D printed technical ceramics.
  • Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2015 and 2016, estimates for 2017, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2022.
  • Evaluation of the market on the basis of product category, application, and region.
  • A technological review of 3D printed technical ceramics, including material types, fabrication technologies, and characteristics of formed products.
  • Presentation of market growth trends based on industry growth, technological trends, and regional trends.
  • Listing of significant patents recently issued or applied pertaining to 3D printed technical ceramics
  • Profiles of main industry players and their products.

Report Scope

This report provides an updated review of 3D printed technical ceramics and their fabrication processes, and identifies current and emerging applications for these technologies.

BCC Research delineates the current market status for 3DP-TC, defines trends and presents growth forecasts for the next five years. The 3DP-TC market is analyzed based on the following segments: product type, material, technology, application and region. In addition, technological issues, including key events and the latest process developments, are discussed.

More specifically, the market analysis conducted by BCC Research for this report is divided into five sections.

In the first section, an introduction to the topic and a historical review of ceramic 3D printing are provided, including an outline of recent events. In this section, current and emerging applications for 3D printed technical ceramics are also identified and grouped in segments (electrical and electronics, optical and optoelectronics, mechanical/chemical, energy and life science).

The second section provides a technological review of 3D printed technical ceramics. This section offers a revised and detailed description of various ceramic 3D printing processes; advantages and disadvantages of each method; typical materials for 3DP-TC; and new and emerging fabrication processes. This section concludes with an analysis of the most important technological developments since 2014, including examples of significant patents recently issued or applied for, as well as highlighting the most active research organizations operating in this field.

The third section entails a global market analysis for 3DP-TC. Global revenues (sales data in millions of dollars) are presented for each segment (product type, material, technology, application and region), with actual data referring to the years 2015 and 2016, and estimates for 2017.

The analysis of current revenues for 3DP-TC is followed by a detailed presentation of market growth trends, based on industry growth, technological trends and regional trends. The third section concludes by providing projected revenues for 3DP-TC within each segment, together with forecast compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) for the period of 2017 through 2022.

In the fourth section of the study, which covers global industry structure, the report offers a list of the leading suppliers of equipment, materials and services for 3DP-TC, together with a description of their products. The analysis includes a description of the geographical distribution of these firms and an evaluation of other key industry players. Profiles of the top players are also provided.

The fifth and final section includes an analysis of recently issued U.S. patents, with a summary of patents related to fabrication methods for 3DP-TC, equipment and applications. Patent analysis is performed by region, country, assignee, patent category, application and process type.

Analyst Credentials

Margareth Gagliardi has extensive experience in the field of advanced materials, specializing in ceramic formulations, materials processing, and new product development. For more than 20 years, she has held management positions in both manufacturing and R&D within U.S. and European firms producing electronic, mechanical, chemical and structural components. She currently works as a consultant serving a variety of organizations and research institutions. She holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and an M.S. in Ceramic Engineering.

Table of Contents
Product Code: AVM141A

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

  • Study Goals and Objectives
  • Reasons for Doing This Study
  • Intended Audience
  • Scope of Report
  • Methodology and Information Sources
  • Geographic Breakdown
  • Analyst's Credentials
  • Related BCC Research Reports

Chapter 2: Summary and Highlights

Chapter 3: Market and Technology Background

  • Definitions and Study Focus
    • 3D Printing Market
  • Milestones in the History of 3D Printed Technical Ceramics
  • Current and Emerging Applications for 3D Printed Technical Ceramics
    • Life Science
    • Electrical and Electronics
    • Optical and Optoelectronics
    • Mechanical/Chemical
    • Energy

Chapter 4: Ceramic 3D Printing Technologies

  • Fabrication of Technical Ceramics by 3D Printing
    • 3D Printing Processes for Technical Ceramics
  • Materials for 3D Printed Technical Ceramics
  • Latest Technological Developments, 2014 to Present
  • Other Relevant R&D Activities

Chapter 5: Global Markets

  • Analysis Outline
  • Global Market Summary
  • Current Market Status
    • Market by Product Category
    • Market by Material
    • Market by Technology
    • Market by Application
    • Market by Region
  • Market Growth Trends
    • Industry Growth
    • Technological Trends
    • Regional Trends
  • Market Forecast
    • Market by Product Category
    • Market by Material
    • Market by Technology
    • Market by Application
    • Market by Region

Chapter 6: Global Industry Structure

  • Leading Suppliers
  • Other Industry Players
  • Company Profiles

Chapter 7: Patent Analysis

  • Introduction
  • Summary of Recently Awarded Patents
  • General Trends
  • Trends by Country and Region
  • Trends by Assignee
  • Trends by Patent Category
  • Trends by Application
  • Trends by Material Type

About BCC Research

  • About BCC Research
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List of Tables

  • Summary Table: Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Application, Through 2021 ($ Millions)
    • Table 1: Global Market for 3D Printing, by Material Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
    • Table 2: Technological Milestones for 3D Printed Technical Ceramics
    • Table 3: Applications of 3D Printed Technical Ceramics in Life Science
    • Table 4: Applications of 3D Printed Technical Ceramics in the Electrical and Electronics Sector
    • Table 5: Applications of 3D Printed Technical Ceramics in the Optical and Optoelectronics Sector
    • Table 6: Applications of 3D Printed Technical Ceramics in the Mechanical/Chemical Sector
    • Table 7: Applications of 3D Printed Technical Ceramics in Energy
    • Table 8: Comparison of Common Ceramic 3D Printing Technologies
    • Table 9: Common Materials for 3D Printed Technical Ceramics
    • Table 10: Other Relevant R&D Activities
    • Table 11: Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by End Use, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 12: Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Product Category, Through 2017 ($ Millions)
    • Table 13: Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Material, Through 2017 ($ Millions)
    • Table 14: Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Technology, Through 2017 ($ Millions)
    • Table 15: Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Application, Through 2017 ($ Millions)
    • Table 16: Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Region, Through 2017 ($ Millions)
    • Table 17: Membrane-Based Separation Processes
    • Table 18: Global Market for Filtration, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
    • Table 19: Global Market for Membranes, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
    • Table 20: Global Market for Catalysts, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
    • Table 21: Global Market for the Aerospace Industry, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
    • Table 22: Global Market for Body and Vehicular Armor, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
    • Table 23: Global Market for Body and Vehicular Armor, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
    • Table 24: Global Market for Body and Vehicular Armor, by Material, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
    • Table 25: Global Market for Thermal and Acoustic Insulation, by Sector, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
    • Table 26: Global Market for Wear- and Corrosion-Resistant Parts, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
    • Table 27: Global Market for Wear- and Corrosion-Resistant Parts, by Material, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
    • Table 28: Global Market for Sensors, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
    • Table 29: Global Market for CSCCs, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
    • Table 30: Global Market for Implantable Devices, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
    • Table 31: Global Market for Implantable Devices, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
    • Table 32: Global Market for Semiconductors, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
    • Table 33: Global Market for MEMS and NEMS, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
    • Table 34: Global Market for Lasers, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
    • Table 35: Global Market for Fuel Cells, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 36: Global Market for Batteries, by Type, Through 2022 ($ Billions)
    • Table 37: Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Product Category, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 38: Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Material, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 39: Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Technology, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 40: Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Application, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 41: Global Market For 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Region, Through 2022 ($ Millions)
    • Table 42: Leading Suppliers of Equipment, Materials and Services
    • Table 43: Leading Suppliers by Product Type
    • Table 44: Leading suppliers for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Product Type and Region (Number)
    • Table 45: Other Relevant Industry Players
    • Table 46: 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics - U.S. Patents, 2017
    • Table 47: 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics - U.S. Patents, 2016
    • Table 48: 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics - U.S. Patents, 2015
    • Table 49: U.S. Patent Trends for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, 2015-2017 (Number)
    • Table 50: Assignees of U.S. Patents Related to 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, 2015-2017

List of Figures

  • Summary Figure: Global Market For 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, By Application, 2015-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 1: Global Market Share for 3D Printing, by Material Type, 2017 (%)
    • Figure 2: 3D Printed Technical Ceramics: Worldwide Patent Applications and Patents Issued 1992 to 2016
    • Figure 3: Basic Steps for Fabrication of 3D Printed Technical Ceramics
    • Figure 4: Fabrication Processes for 3D Printed Technical Ceramics
    • Figure 5: Binder Jetting
    • Figure 6: Selective Laser Sintering
    • Figure 7: Robocasting
    • Figure 8: Fused Deposition Modeling
    • Figure 9: Direct Inkjet Printing
    • Figure 10: Stereolithography
    • Figure 11: Continuous Liquid Interface Production
    • Figure 12: Slurry-Based 3D Printing
    • Figure 13: Slurry-Based Selective Laser Sintering
    • Figure 14: Laser Object Manufacturing
    • Figure 15: Global Market for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by End Use, 2015-2022 ($ Millions)
    • Figure 16: Global Market Share for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Product Category, 2017 (%)
    • Figure 17: Global Market Share for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Material, 2017 (%)
    • Figure 18: Global Market Share for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Technology, 2017 (%)
    • Figure 19: Global Market Share for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Application, 2017 (%)
    • Figure 20: Global Market Share for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Region, 2017 (%)
    • Figure 21: Global Market Share for Membranes, by Region, 2022 (%)
    • Figure 22: Global Market Share for Catalysts, by Type, 2022 (%)
    • Figure 23: Global Market Share for the Aerospace Industry, by Region, 2022 (%)
    • Figure 24: Global Market Share for Body and Vehicular Armor, by Region, 2022 (%)
    • Figure 25: Global Market Share for Body and Vehicular Armor, by Material, 2022 (%)
    • Figure 26: Global Market Share for Thermal and Acoustic Insulation, by Sector, 2022 (%)
    • Figure 27: Global Market Share for Wear- and Corrosion-Resistant Parts, by Type, 2022 (%)
    • Figure 28: Global Market Share for Wear- and Corrosion-Resistant Parts, by Material, 2022 (%)
    • Figure 29: Global Market Share for Sensors, by Type, 2022 (%)
    • Figure 30: Global Market Share for CSCCs, by Type, 2022 (%)
    • Figure 31: Global Market Share for Implantable Devices, by Region, 2022 (%)
    • Figure 32: Global Market Share for Implantable Devices, by Type, 2022 (%)
    • Figure 33: Global Market Share for Semiconductor Devices, by Region, 2022 (%)
    • Figure 34: Global Market Share for MEMS and NEMS, by Type, 2022 (%)
    • Figure 35: Global Market Share for Lasers, by Type, 2022 (%)
    • Figure 36: Global Market Share for Fuel Cells, by Type, 2022 (%)s
    • Figure 37: Global Market Share for Batteries, by Type, 2022 (%)
    • Figure 38: Global Market Share for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Product Category, 2022 (%)
    • Figure 39: Global Market Share for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Material, 2022 (%)
    • Figure 40: Global Market Share for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Technology, 2022 (%)
    • Figure 41: Global Market Share for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Application, 2022 (%)
    • Figure 42: Global Market Share for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Region, 2022 (%)
    • Figure 43: Leading suppliers for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Product Type and Region (%)
    • Figure 44: U.S. Patent Trends for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, 2015-2017 (Number)
    • Figure 45: Global Patents Shares for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Region, 2015-2017 Number/%)
    • Figure 46: Global Patents Shares for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Country, 2015-2017 (Number)
    • Figure 47: U.S. Patents Shares for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Organization Type, 2015-2017 Number/%)
    • Figure 48: U.S. Patents Shares for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Patent Category, 2015-2017 Number)
    • Figure 49: U.S. Patents Shares for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Application, 2015-2017 Number/%)
    • Figure 50: U.S. Patents Shares for 3D Printing of Technical Ceramics, by Patent Category, 2015-2017 Number)
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