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Force Sensors Market: By Application (Automotive, Medical, Industrial, Printing & Packaging, Others); By Type (Capacitive Force Sensors, Strain Gauges, Piezo-resistive Force Sensors, Magnetic, Others); By Geography - 2019-2024

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Force Sensors Market: By Application (Automotive, Medical, Industrial, Printing & Packaging, Others); By Type (Capacitive Force Sensors, Strain Gauges, Piezo-resistive Force Sensors, Magnetic, Others); By Geography - 2019-2024
Published: December 25, 2018 Content info: 120 Pages
Description

Force sensors are used as primary perception devices. They convert external force acting on it, into digital signals in order to assist the parent system for detecting, monitoring or measuring the magnitude, direction or both of the applied force. Resistive force sensors are the most widely used force sensors. Conductors are used as a main component in these sensors hence they respond to change in force due to change in diameter thereby the resistance of the conductor is altered which is reflected on the output signal. There are as well other types of force sensors available which are designed for different applications and operating parameters. Thin film force sensors are presently used in consumer electronic devices and the market is being assisted by Internet of Things (IoT).

The market revenue of force sensors was estimated to be $2.03 billion in 2017 and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.49% during the forecast period i.e. till 2023.Organic printed force sensors have been developed to cater the changing demands ensuring environmental regulation and uncompromised performance. Medical industry has been impregnated by wireless force sensors gradually for enhancing dynamic untethered monitoring and diagnostics in natural environment.

What are Force Sensors?

A force sensor is a device that measures the amount of force applied .There are many ways to measure force which may be mechanical or electrical by nature. Force measurement devices are significantly varying in working principles. Factors considered by engineers while designing a force measurement decision include determining the proper output range, accuracy, price, and the ease of project integration provided by the signal conditioning electronics of the sensor. The most common means for measuring force is the load cell. Each load cell contains an elastic element to which the force is applied. The change in shape of this elastic element indicates the force applied to the load cell.

What are the major applications for Force Sensors?

Force sensors can measure push of any intensity which may range from a feather falling on a brick to the pressure in oil wells or in pipelines of refineries. Force sensors themselves are adaptable for many other types of measurements, such as pressure, mass, weight, and torque also. They are capable of operating over a wide temperature range when used with proper temperature compensation. They are used in various industries including chemical, electronics, agricultural sector, robotics, paper and print industry for variety of purposes. These industries have significantly improved their products by incorporating highly sensitive force sensors and have considerably improved safety and convenience of workers also.

Market Research and Market Trends of Force Sensors Ecosystem

Strain gauge shear pins are being extensively used for force measurement in lifting systems and suspended or rotating machines across industries. They are available in a range of external dimensions and rated capacities and can feature either potted, external strain gauges or down-hole, hermetic strain gauges. Both analogue output and amplified output versions are available. Force measuring devices currently have a broad spectrum of capacities, ranging from as little as 10kg up to 5000kg have been found in inventory of one of the manufacturing companies. There are efforts being pushed for extending the precision, accuracy and range of these instruments

Miniature tension and button force sensors are available in market nowadays. These are ideal for instances where space is a limiting factor. They are applicable in a variety of fields such the medical sector, the test and measurement sector and the process, automation and control sector. These mini sensors have made force sensor being more versatility applied in various positions where it has been critical to determine the strain for safety. These sensors are comparably sensitive to large sized systems for force sensing.

ATI has brought forward its innovative product Axia80 recently in its Force/Torque Sensor product line. The Axia80 measures all six components of force and torque as all other ATI's Force/Torque Sensors do. Axia80 features strain gauges which are made of silicon which reduce noise, enable high stiffness through monolithic instrumented transducer. It provides overload protection up to 5 to 20 times over the sensing range. Its smaller calibration makes it preferable for delicate processes that require higher resolution and accuracy. The Axia80 is ideal for robotic assembly, grinding, and polishing applications. It communicates through EtherCAT or Ethernet. There are many such innovations in the market of force sensors even companies are looking to develop robot sensors which assist in operations of collaborative robots.

Who are the Major Players in Force Sensors market?

The players profiled in the report include Spectris plc (U.K), HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. (U.S), TE Connectivity Ltd. (Switzerland), Sensata Technologies Inc. (U.S), Infineon Technologies AG (Germany), GEFRAN GROUP, FUTEK Advanced Sensor Technology Inc., Custom Sensors & Technologies, Inc., Texas Instruments, Omron Corporation.

What is our report scope?

The report incorporates in-depth assessment of the competitive landscape, product market sizing, product benchmarking, market trends, product developments, financial analysis, strategic analysis and so on to gauge the impact forces and potential opportunities of the market. Apart from this the report also includes a study of major developments in the market such as product launches, agreements, acquisitions, collaborations, mergers and so on to comprehend the prevailing market dynamics at present and its impact during the forecast period 2018-2024.All our reports are customizable to your company needs to a certain extent, we do provide 20 free consulting hours along with purchase of each report, and this will allow you to request any additional data to customize the report to your needs.

Key Takeaways from this Report

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Table of Contents

1. Force Sensors-Market Overview

2. Executive Summary

3. Global Force Sensor Market Landscape

  • 3.1. Market Share Analysis
  • 3.2. Comparative Analysis
    • 3.2.1. Product Benchmarking
    • 3.2.2. End User Profiling - By Industry
    • 3.2.3. Top 5 Financial Analysis

4. Force Sensors-Market Forces

  • 4.1. Market Drivers
    • 4.1.1. High Growth of Industrial Robots Hike Market Demand of Force Sensors
    • 4.1.2. Increasing Innovation in Manufacturing to Aid Market Growth
    • 4.1.3. Improvement of Medical Devices With Force Sensor Technology to Hike Market Value
  • 4.2. Market Challenges
    • 4.2.1. Adoption of Optimizing Techniques in Manufacturing to Be Slow
    • 4.2.2. Passive Adoption of New Materials for Sensor Manufacturing to Slow Down Market Growth
  • 4.3. Market Constraints
    • 4.3.1. Difficulty in Miniaturization of Sensors Limit Market Growth
    • 4.3.2. Refined Force Sensing Solutions Required for the Robotics Industry
  • 4.4. Attractiveness of the Force Sensor Market
    • 4.4.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
    • 4.4.2. Threats from New Entrants
    • 4.4.3. Bargaining Power of Buyer
    • 4.4.4. Threat from Substitute Product
    • 4.4.5. Degree of Competition

5. Force Sensors-Strategic Analysis

  • 5.1. Value Chain Analysis
  • 5.2. Pricing Analysis
  • 5.3. Opportunities Analysis
    • 5.3.1. The Demanding Applications Subjected to Automotive Safety and Solace to Boost the Touch Based HMI Device Market
    • 5.3.2. Diversification of Tactile Sensing Applications to Be Reinforced Via Micro-Fabrication Technology
  • 5.4. Product/Market Life Cycle Analysis
    • 5.4.1. Product Life Cycle Analysis
    • 5.4.2. Market Life Cycle

6. Force Sensors- By Application

  • 6.1. Introduction
  • 6.2. Aerospace & Defense
  • 6.3. Medical & Pharmaceutical Sector
  • 6.4. Agriculture
  • 6.5. Printing and Packaging 52
  • 6.6. Industrial
    • 6.6.1. Robotics
    • 6.6.2. Manufacturing
  • 6.7. Automotive
  • 6.8. Consumer Electronics
  • 6.9. Others

7. Force Sensors Market By Type

  • 7.1. Introduction
  • 7.2. Capacitive Force Sensors
  • 7.3. Strain Gauges
  • 7.4. Piezoresistive Force Sensors
  • 7.5. Optical Force Sensors
  • 7.6. Magnetic Force Sensors
    • 7.6.1. Hall Effect and Magnetoresistance
  • 7.7. Magnetoelastic
  • 7.8. Ultrasonic Force Sensor
  • 7.9. Electrochemical Force Sensor
  • 7.10. Load Cell Sensors
    • 7.10.1. Beam Style
    • 7.10.2. S Beam
    • 7.10.3. Canister
    • 7.10.4. Pancake/Low Profile
    • 7.10.5. Button and Washer
  • 7.11. Other Force Sensors

8. Force Sensors - Geographic Analysis

  • 8.1. Introduction
  • 8.2. Americas
    • 8.2.1. North America
    • 8.2.2. Argentina
    • 8.2.3. Brazil
    • 8.2.4. Mexico
    • 8.2.5. Others
  • 8.3. Europe
    • 8.3.1. Germany
    • 8.3.2. UK
    • 8.3.3. France
    • 8.3.4. Others
  • 8.4. Asia Pacific
    • 8.4.1. China
    • 8.4.2. South Korea
    • 8.4.3. Japan
    • 8.4.4. Australia
    • 8.4.5. Others
  • 8.5. Rest of World (Row)

9. Market Entropy

  • 9.1. Most Preferred Strategy: - Product Development
    • 9.1.1. Product Launches
  • 9.2. M&As, Collaborations, JVS and Partnerships
    • 9.2.1. Mergers and Acquisition's
    • 9.2.2. Partnerships
    • 9.2.3. Expansions
    • 9.2.4. Collaborations

10. Company Profiles

  • 10.1. TE Connectivity Ltd.
    • 10.1.1. Business Overview
    • 10.1.2. Products
    • 10.1.3. Strategy
    • 10.1.4. Developments
  • 10.2. TEKSCAN Inc.
    • 10.2.1. Business Overview
    • 10.2.2. Financials
    • 10.2.3. Products
    • 10.2.4 .Developments
  • 10.3. SENSATA Technologies Holding N.V
    • 10.3.1. Business Overview
    • 10.3.2. Products
    • 10.3.3. Developments
  • 10.4. GE Measurement & Controls
    • 10.4.1. Business Overview
    • 10.4.2. Financials
    • 10.4.3. Products
    • 10.4.4. Strategy
    • 10.4.5. Developments
  • 10.5. Interlink Electronics, Inc.
    • 10.5.1. Business Overview
    • 10.5.2. Financials
    • 10.5.3. Products
    • 10.5.4. Developments
  • 10.6. KISTLER Holdings Ag
    • 10.6.1. Business Overview
    • 10.6.2. Financials
    • 10.6.3. Products
    • 10.6.4. Developments
  • 10.7. FREESCALE Semiconductor Ltd
    • 10.7.1. Business Overview
    • 10.7.2. Products
    • 10.7.3. Financials
    • 10.7.4. Developments
  • 10.8. ATI Industrial Automation
    • 10.8.1. Business Overview
    • 10.8.2. Products
    • 10.8.3. Financials
    • 10.8.4. Developments
  • 10.9. Infineon Technologies Ag
    • 10.9.1. Business Overview
    • 10.9.2. Products
    • 10.9.3. Financials
    • 10.9.4. Developments
  • 10.10. Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions
    • 10.10.1. Business Overview
    • 10.10.2. Financials
    • 10.10.3. Products
    • 10.10.4. Developments
  • 10.11. Siemens Ag
    • 10.11.1. Business Overview
    • 10.11.2. Business Divisions
    • 10.11.3. Financials
    • 10.11.4. Products
    • 10.11.5. Developments
  • 10.12. Omron Corporation
    • 10.12.1. Business Overview
    • 10.12.2. Products
    • 10.12.3. Financials
    • 10.12.4. Developments
  • 10.13. Texas Instruments
    • 10.13.1. Business Overview
    • 10.13.2. Products and Services
    • 10.13.3. Financials
    • 10.13.4. Developments
  • 10.14. Custom Sensors & Technologies, Inc.
    • 10.14.1. Business Overview
    • 10.14.2. Products
    • 10.14.3. Financials
    • 10.14.4. Developments
  • 10.15. FUTEK Advanced Sensor Technology Inc.
    • 10.15.1. Business Overview
    • 10.15.2. Products
    • 10.15.3. Financials
    • 10.15.4. Developments
  • 10.16. GEFRAN GROUP
    • 10.16.1. Business Overview
    • 10.16.2. Financials
    • 10.16.3. Products
    • 10.16.4. Developments
  • 10.17. FLINTECK GROUP AB
    • 10.17.1. Business Overview
    • 10.17.2. Products
    • 10.17.3. Financials
    • 10.17.4. Developments
  • 10.18. Vishay Precision Group Inc.
    • 10.18.1. Business Overview
    • 10.18.2. Products
    • 10.18.3. Financials
    • 10.18.4. Developments
  • 10.19. SPECTRIS PLC
    • 10.19.1. Business Overview
    • 10.19.2. Financials
    • 10.19.3. Products
    • 10.19.4. Developments

11. Appendix

  • 11.1. Acronyms
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