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The Future of Natural and Synthetic Rubber for Non-Tire Applications to 2023

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The Future of Natural and Synthetic Rubber for Non-Tire Applications to 2023
Published: May 1, 2018 Content info:
Description

The global market for non-tire elastomers is forecast to grow to 2023, to reach an estimated 18.83 million tonnes; a CAGR of slightly more than 3.5%.

  • The estimates for this report are somewhat conservative in nature, given the uncertain future of many of the applications with which elastomers are concerned.
  • This report describes the market for natural and synthetic rubber for non-tire applications for 2013-23, covering the market by application - starting with automotive non-tire end-uses, then dealing with building, construction and civil engineering.
  • Other markets dealt with are industrial products, polymer modification, wire and cable, footwear, bitumen modification, coatings, sealants and adhesives, and medical.

Our exclusive content:

  • This report describes the market for natural and synthetic rubber for non-tire applications from 2013 to 2023
  • Exclusive data and analysis on the rubber marketplace with the continuing impact of the world's fragile economic state
  • This report includes over 100 tables and figures to show the global rubber market growth to 2023

What's included in the price?

  • An electronic version of the report in PDF format. You may add a hardcopy version (mailed to you); see the order form for details
  • 5-year market forecasts
  • Analyses of key trends, strategic market forecasts and extensive tables and figures

What methodology is used?

‘The Future of Natural and Synthetic Rubber for Non-Tire Applications to 2023’ is compiled using a combination of in-house primary and secondary research, supported by extensive industry data. Primary research involved regular interviews with industry personnel from across the value chain. Secondary research was based on an extensive literature review of abstracts, journals and information from magazines and periodicals as well as information from organisations and companies involved in the production, supply and use of natural and synthetic elastomers.

What will you discover?

  • An in-depth analysis of the non-tire application market by elastomer, application and region
  • Examination of interesting growth areas and emerging applications for natural and synthetic rubber, taking into account the many external influences that are having an impact on this market
  • Find out how non-tire elastomer consumption breaks down geographically, and what's driving global growth

Who should buy this report?

  • Elastomer producers and suppliers
  • Elastomer processing and testing equipment suppliers
  • Rubber and polymer additive suppliers
  • Consultants and analysts
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  • List of tables
  • List of figures
  • Executive summary

Introduction and methodology

  • Report scope
    • Elastomers
    • End uses
    • Regions and principal countries
  • Report objective
  • Methodology
  • Definitions, abbreviations and glossary
  • terms
    • Elastomers
    • Non-elastomeric components
    • Base oils
    • Other additives
    • Processing aids
    • Other definitions

Key drivers and trends

  • Introduction
  • Supply and demand dynamics
    • Petroleum resources
    • Butadiene
    • Ethylene
    • Propylene
    • Halogens
    • Styrene
    • Others
    • Natural rubber developments
  • Competitive landscape
  • Notable developments in regulations
  • Manufacturing and process methods
  • Current and emerging applications for nontire
  • rubber
  • Profit pool

Cutting-edge technology developments

  • Introduction
  • Automotive and other transportation
  • systems
    • Automotive systems
    • Building, construction and civil engineering
  • Industrial products
  • Other non-tire rubber applications
    • Polymer modification
    • Wire and cable
    • Electrical and electronic applications
    • Footwear
    • Bitumen modification
    • Others
  • Cutting-edge developments in elastomers for non-tire applications
    • Fluorination of lower-cost highperformance elastomers
    • Electrically conductive elastomers
    • Heat-conductive elastomers
    • Dielectric elastomers
    • Self-healing elastomers
    • Higher heat-resistant thermoplastic elastomers
    • Turbocharger hoses

Rubber for non-tire market by elastomer type

  • Introduction
  • Natural rubber (NR)
  • Emulsion styrene-butadiene rubber (E-
  • Styrene block copolymers (SBC)
  • Styrene-butadiene-styrene rubber (SBS)
  • Styrene-ethylene-butylene-styrene
  • Speciality SBCs
  • Ethylene-propylene diene monomer rubber (EPDM)
  • Polybutadiene rubber (BR)
  • Polyolefin elastomers (POE)
  • Butyl rubber (IIR)
  • Nitrile rubber (NBR)
  • Styrene-butadiene rubber latex (SBRL)
  • Chloroprene rubber (CR)
  • Polyisoprene (IR)
  • Silicone elastomers (VMQ et al.)
  • Solution styrene-butadiene rubber (S-SBR)
  • High-performance elastomers
    • Acrylate elastomers (ACM, AEM)
    • Epichlorohydrin copolymers and terpolymers (CO, ECO, ETER)
    • Ethylene vinyl-acetate elastomers (EVM)
    • Fluoroelastomers (FVM, FFVM, FEPM)
    • High-performance thermoplastic elastomers (TPA, TPC, TPU, TPSiV)

Rubber for non-tire market by end use

  • Introduction
  • The global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for automotive transportation
  • The global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for building, construction civil engineering applications
  • The global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for industrial products
  • The global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for other end uses
    • Polymer modification
    • Wire and cable
    • Electric and electronic
    • Footwear
    • Bitumen modification
    • Coatings, sealants and adhesives
    • Medical and healthcare

Rubber for non-tire market by region

  • Introduction
  • The global economies
    • Asia-Pacific
    • Europe
    • North America (NAFTA)
    • Central and South America
    • Rest of world
  • The global automotive and transportation industry
    • Europe
    • Americas
    • Asia-Pacific
    • Rest of world
  • Market by geographical region
  • Europe
  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Asia-Pacific
  • The rest of the world

List of tables

  • 1.1: Abbreviations officially used by the international elastomers industry according to ISO 1629 common usage
  • 1.2: Thermoplastic elastomers (TPE)
  • 1.3: General definitions of rubber processing oils used in the rubber processing oils industry
  • 1.4: Origins of principal rubber processing oils used in the tire production industry
  • 1.5: Typical properties of common RPOs used in tire and non-tire production(1)
  • 1.6: Definitions of base oils according to the American Petroleum Institute
  • 1.7: Definitions and descriptions of petroleum-based waxes
  • 1.8: Definitions and descriptions of vegetable-based waxes
  • 1.9: Principal rubber accelerators used in the production of rubber compounds
  • 1.10: Processing dispersion aids used in the production of rubber compounds
  • 1.11: Struktol(1) dispersing aids used in the production of rubber compounds
  • 2.1: Other non-tire elastomers and selected major suppliers
  • 2.2: Actual and planned global SBR capacities by region as of 2016 ('000 tonnes)
  • 3.1: Cutting-edge developments in the use of rubber for electrically powered passenger and light commercial vehicles
  • 3.2: Cutting-edge developments in the use of rubber belts for internal combustion engines used in passenger and light commercial vehicles
  • 3.3: Cutting-edge developments in the use of rubber in auxiliary hydraulic drive systems
  • 3.4: Cutting-edge developments in the use of rubber belts in CVTdriven snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles (ATV)
  • 3.5: Cutting-edge developments in the use of hoses in aerospace transportation
  • 3.6: Cutting-edge developments in the use of rubber hoses for rail transportation
  • 3.7: Cutting-edge developments in the use of rubber hoses for building, construction and civil engineering
  • 3.8: Cutting-edge developments in the use of rubber belts and hoses used in industrial equipment
  • 3.9: Cutting-edge developments in the use of elastomers in polymer modification
  • 3.10: Cutting-edge developments in the use of elastomers in wire and cable applications
  • 3.11: Cutting-edge developments in the use of elastomers in electrical and electronic applications
  • 3.12: Cutting-edge developments in the use of elastomers in pre-filled syringes and vial stoppers
  • 3.13: Performance and durability of new fluorine-based elastomers
  • 3.14: Factors affecting the growth of new fluorine-based elastomers
  • 3.15: Performance and durability of electrically conductive elastomers
  • 3.16: Factors affecting the growth of electrically conductive elastomers
  • 3.17: Performance and durability of heatconductive elastomers
  • 3.18: Factors affecting the growth of heat-conductive elastomers
  • 3.19: Performance and durability of dielectric elastomers
  • 3.20: Factors affecting the growth of silicone elastomers in dielectric elastomers and similar applications
  • 3.21: Performance and durability of selfhealing elastomers
  • 3.22: Factors affecting the growth of selfhealing elastomers
  • 3.23: Performance and durability of higher heat-resistant thermoplastic elastomers
  • 3.24: Factors affecting the growth of higher heat-resistant thermoplastic elastomers
  • 3.25: Typical elastomers in turbocharger hose construction
  • 4.1: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by elastomer, 2013- ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.2: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by elastomer, 2018- ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.3: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by elastomer, 2013- (CAGR %)
  • 4.4: KTW regulations
  • 4.5: Consumption of natural rubber (NR) in non-tire applications, 2013-23 (% share, '000 tonnes, % yearly change)
  • 4.6: Principal styrene-butadiene elastomer producers
  • 4.7: Consumption of emulsion styrenepolybutadiene rubber (E-SBR) in non-tire applications, 2013-23 (% share, '000 tonnes, % yearly change)
  • 4.8:: Consumption of styrene block copolymer rubber (SBC) in non-tire applications, 2013-23 (% share, '000 tonnes, % yearly change)
  • 4.9: Major suppliers of styrenebutadiene- styrene block copolymers (SBS)
  • 4.10: Major suppliers of styrene-ethylenebutylene- styrene (SEBS)
  • 4.11: Major suppliers of speciality styrene block copolymers
  • 4.12: Current and planned capacity of EPDM, as of 2016 ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.13: Major EPDM characteristics and their effect on properties
  • 4.14: Characteristics of main EPDM groups
  • 4.15: Consumption of EPDM in non-tire applications, 2013-23 (% share, '000 tonnes, % yearly change)
  • 4.16: Consumption of polybutadiene rubber (BR) in non-tire applications, 2013-23 (% share, '000 tonnes, % yearly change)
  • 4.17: Global suppliers of polyolefin elastomers
  • 4.18: Consumption of polyolefin elastomers (POEs) in non-tire applications, 2013-23 (% share, '000 tonnes, % yearly change)
  • 4.19: Consumption of butyl rubber (IIR) in non-tire applications, 2013-23 (% share, '000 tonnes, % yearly change)
  • 4.20: Consumption of nitrile rubber (NBR) in non-tire applications, 2013-23 (% share, '000 tonnes, yearly change)
  • 4.21: Consumption of styrenebutadiene rubber latex in non-tire applications, 2013-23 (% share, '000 tonnes, % yearly change)
  • 4.22: Consumption of chloroprene rubber (CR) in non-tire applications, 2013-23 (% share, '000 tonnes, % yearly change)
  • 4.23: Consumption of polyisoprene rubber (IR) in non-tire applications, 2013-23 (% share, '000 tonnes, yearly change)
  • 4.24: Current applications for silicone elastomers
  • 4.24: Current applications for silicone elastomers
  • 4.25: Consumption of silicone elastomers (VMQ et al.) in non-tire applications, 2013-23 (% market share, '000 tonnes, % yearly change)
  • 4.26: Consumption of solution styrenebutadiene rubber (S-SBR) in non-tire applications, 2013-23 (% market share, '000 tonnes, % yearly change)
  • 4.27: Major suppliers of acrylate elastomers and their products
  • 4.28: Major suppliers of FKM and their offerings; standard and speciality grades
  • 4.29: Major suppliers of FFKM and their offerings, by cure type
  • 4.30: Typical properties of TPA elastomers
  • 4.31: Consumption of high-performance thermoplastic elastomers in nontire applications, 2013-23 (% market share, '000 tonnes, % yearly change)
  • 5.1: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by end use, 2013-18 ('000 tonnes)
  • 5.2: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by end use, 2018-23 ('000 tonnes)
  • 5.3: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by end use, 2013-23 (CAGR %)
  • 5.4: Elastomers used in aircraft hoses, by heat resistance according to ASTM classification
  • 5.5: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for automotive & transportation applications by elastomer, 2013-18 ('000 tonnes)
  • 5.6: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for automotive & transportation applications by elastomer, 2018-23 ('000 tonnes)
  • 5.7: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for automotive & transportation applications by elastomer, 2013-23 (CAGR %)
  • 5.8: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for building, construction and civil engineering by elastomer, 2013-18 ('000 tonnes)
  • 5.9: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for building, construction and civil engineering by elastomer, 2018-23 ('000 tonnes)
  • 5.10: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for building, construction and civil engineering by elastomer, 2013-23 (CAGR %)
  • 5.11: Examples of hose liners for oil exploration, and elastomers produced by ContiTech and their performance range(1)
  • 5.12: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for industrial products (4) by elastomer, 2013- ('000 tonnes)
  • 5.13: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for industrial products (4) by elastomer, 2018- ('000 tonnes)
  • 5.14: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for industrial products (4) by elastomer, 2013- (CAGR %)
  • 5.15: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for other end uses by elastomer, 2013-18 ('000 tonnes)
  • 5.16: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for other end uses by elastomer, 2018-23 ('000 tonnes)
  • 5.17: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for other end uses by elastomer, 2013-23 (CAGR %)
  • 6.1: Current and short-term GDP of the major Asia-Pacific economies ($ billion)
  • 6.2: Current and short-term GDP of Europe's major economies ($ billion)
  • 6.3: Current and short-term GDP of NAFTA's major economies ($ billion)
  • 6.4: Current and short-term GDP of Central and South American major economies ($ billion)
  • 6.5: Current and short-term GDP of rest of the world's major economies ($ billion)
  • 6.6: Global vehicle production by region, 2015-17 (units)
  • 6.7: European vehicle production by region and major countries, 2016-17 (units)
  • 6.8: Americas vehicle production by region and major countries, 2016-17 (units)
  • 6.9: Asia-Pacific vehicle production by region and major countries, 2016-17 (units)
  • 6.10: Rest of world's automotive production 2016 versus 2017, major producers ('000 units)
  • 6.11: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by geographical regions, 2013 ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.12: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by geographical regions, 2018 ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.3: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by geographical regions, 2023 (%)
  • 6.13: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by geographical regions, 2023 ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.14: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by geographical regions, 2013-23 (CAGR %)
  • 6.15: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by major European countries, 2013, 2018 and 2023 ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.16: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by NAFTA countries, 2013, 2018 and 2023 ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.17: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for nontire applications by major Latin American countries, 2013, 2018 and 2023 ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.18: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by major Asia-Pacific countries, 2013, 2018 and 2023 ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.19: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications for the rest of the world, 2013, 2018 and 2023 ('000 tonnes)

List of figures

  • E.1: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by elastomer, 2013 (%)
  • E.2: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by elastomer, 2018 (%)
  • E.3: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by elastomer, 2023 (%)
  • E.4: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by end use, 2013 (%)
  • E.5: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by end use, 2018 (%)
  • E.6: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by end use, 2023 (%)
  • E.7: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by geographical regions, 2013 (%)
  • E.8: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by geographical regions, 2018 (%)
  • E.9: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by geographical regions, 2023 (%)
  • 4.1: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by elastomer, 2013 (%)
  • 4.2: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by elastomer, 2018 (%)
  • 4.3: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by elastomer, 2023 (%)
  • 5.1: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by end use, 2013 (%)
  • 5.2: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by end use, 2018 (%)
  • 5.3: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by end use, 2023
  • 6.1: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by geographical regions, 2013 (%)
  • 6.2: Global market for natural and synthetic elastomers for non-tire applications by geographical regions, 2018 (%)
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