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The Future of Silicone Elastomers to 2024

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The Future of Silicone Elastomers to 2024
Published: September 23, 2019 Content info: 126 Pages
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Our exclusive content:

  • Analyses of key technology trends and new regulations affecting the silicone elastomers market to 2024.
  • A complete overview of key suppliers with in-depth company profiles
  • Overview of new and emerging global applications for silicone elastomers.

What Methodology is used?

The Future of Silicone Elastomers to 2024 is guided by primary research and supported by extensive industry data, both of which underpins our appraisal of existing market conditions and our forecasting. The primary research was based on interviews with industry personnel across the value chain, including leading suppliers, manufacturers and end users. Discussions with industry influencers supplemented this research. Secondary research was founded on an extensive literature review of market and company reports, magazines and journal abstracts, trends, and market information.

What will you discover?

  • In-depth market forecasts broken down by process, product type, end-use and by region
  • Overview of the competitive landscape with profiles of key players and new developments
  • Key drivers and trends impacting the silicone elastomers market to 2024.

Who should buy this report?

  • Elastomer producers and users
  • Elastomer processing and testing equipment suppliers
  • Individuals working in transportation, building and construction, electric, electronic, leisure, medical, food and healthcare industries
  • Consultants and analysts
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  • List of tables
  • List of figures
  • Executive summary

1 Introduction and methodology

  • Introduction
  • Report objective
  • Report scope
  • Methodology
  • List of definitions and abbreviations
  • Abbreviations

2 Key drivers and trends

  • Introduction
  • The role of silicone elastomers within the overall elastomers market
  • Competitive landscape
  • Feedstocks, raw materials and resourcing
  • Key players and recent developments
  • Supply-demand dynamics
  • Overview of new regulations
    • REACH
    • OSHA and the EPA
    • Export and import regulations
  • Key drivers and trends
    • Regulatory issues
    • Improved heat and chemical resistance
    • Silicone elastomer shortages
    • Export and import tariffs
    • Mergers and acquisitions
    • Current shortages of siloxanes
    • Current announced investments
  • Competitive materials
  • Long-term trends and sustainability

3 Cutting-edge technology developments

  • Introduction
  • Stretchable sensors for smart textiles
  • Wearable devices (watches, heart and breathing monitors, etc.)
  • Antimicrobial silicone elastomers
  • High refractive index silicone elastomers
  • Automotive drive batteries
  • Conductive silicone elastomers for electrical applications

4 Silicone elastomer markets by type and by process

  • Introduction
  • Market for silicone elastomers by type
  • Market for silicone elastomers by process
  • Properties of silicone elastomers
  • Market by polysiloxane
    • Poly-dimethyl-siloxanes (MQ)
    • Poly-vinyl-methyl-based polysiloxanes (VMQ)
    • Poly-phenyl-methyl-based siloxanes (PMQ)
    • Poly-phenyl-vinyl-methyl-based siloxanes (PVMQ)
    • Poly-fluoro-vinyl-methyl-based siloxanes (FVMQ)
    • Other polysiloxanes
  • Geographical market for silicone elastomers by type
  • Market by process
    • High-temperature vulcanising silicone elastomers (HTV)
    • Room-temperature vulcanising silicone elastomers (RTV)
    • Liquid silicone rubber (LSR)
  • Silicone elastomers property modifications
    • Pyrogenic (fumed) silica
    • Carbon black
  • A brief overview of applications for silicone elastomers
    • Poly-dimethyl-siloxane-based silicone elastomers (MQ)
    • Poly-vinyl-methyl-siloxane-based silicone elastomers (VMQ)
    • Poly-phenyl-methyl-siloxane-based silicone elastomers (PMQ)
    • Poly-phenyl-vinyl-methyl-siloxane-based silicone elastomers (PVMQ)
    • Poly-fluoro-vinyl-methyl-siloxane-based elastomers (FVMQ)
  • Introduction

5 Silicone elastomer markets by end use

  • Transportation silicone elastomers market
    • Automotive
    • Aerospace and defence
    • Rail transport
    • Marine end uses
  • Electrical and electronic silicone elastomers market
    • LED lighting systems
    • Encapsulation, potting and sealing
    • General wire and cable
  • Building and construction silicone
    • elastomers market
    • Windows and glazing applications
  • Medical, food and hygiene silicone elastomers market
    • Bodily implants
    • Food processing
    • Dental applications
    • Face masks and babies' teats
  • Consumer, leisure and sports silicone elastomers market
    • Consumer applications
    • Leisure and sports
  • Other end uses
    • Electricity generation
    • Oil and gas exploration cable and hose sheathing
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by region

6 Silicone elastomer markets by region and major countries

  • Europe
    • The European market for silicone elastomers
    • The European market by type
    • The European market by process
    • The European market by end use
    • The European market by country
  • North America
    • The North American market by type
    • The North American market by process
    • The North American market by end use
    • The North American market by country
  • Central & South America
    • The Central & South American market by type
    • The Future of Silicone Elastomers to 2024 Contents
    • The Central & South American market by process
    • The Central & South American market by end use
    • The Central & South American market by country
  • Asia/Pacific
    • The Asian/Pacific market by type
    • The Asian/Pacific market by process
    • The Asian/Pacific market by end use
    • The Asian/Pacific market by country
  • Rest of world
    • The rest of world market by type
    • The rest of world market by process
    • The rest of world market by end use
    • The rest of world market by country
    • Producers of base silanes and siloxanes

7 Key suppliers of silicone elastomers

  • Producers of silicone elastomers (MQ, VMQ, etc.)
  • Compounders of silicone elastomers (HTV, RTV-1, etc.)
  • Other players
  • A short description of major silicone elastomer producers
    • AB Specialty Silicones
    • DuPont
    • Elkem Silicones
    • KCC Corporation
    • Momentive Performance Materials (MPM)
    • Shenzhen Square Silicone
    • Shin-Etsu
    • Wacker Chemie
  • A short description of major silicone elastomer compounders
    • Comet srl
    • Diversified Silicone Products Inc.
    • EMAC
    • Gummiwerk Kraiburg
    • Hexpol Compounding HQ sa
    • IMCD Italia
    • Mesgo SpA
    • NuSil Technology
    • Quantum Silicones (CHT)
    • Siliconas Silam
    • Tovo Gomma
    • Treco Compounding
    • Zenith Industrial Rubber Products

List of tables

  • 1.1 List of general definitions
  • 1.2 Abbreviations used in this report
  • 2.1 Comparison between silicone elastomers and other highperformance elastomers
  • 2.2 CAGRs for silicone elastomers and other high-performance elastomers
  • 2.3 Effect of the mandatory introduction of REACH regulations on the global silicone elastomer markets
  • 2.4 Effect of the current USA OSHA and EPA regulations on the global high-performance silicone elastomer markets
  • 2.5 Effect of export and import regulations on high-performance elastomers
  • 3.1 Stretchable sensors for smart textiles
  • 3.2 Wearable devices (watches, heart and breathing monitors, etc.)
  • 3.3 Antimicrobial silicone elastomers
  • 3.4 Properties of major materials used in optical applications
  • 3.5 High refractive index silicone elastomers
  • 3.6 Automotive drive batteries
  • 3.7 Conductive silicone elastomers
  • 4.1 General properties of the three main polysiloxane-based silicone elastomers
  • 4.2 Market for poly-dimethyl-siloxanebased silicone elastomers 2014-19, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.3 Market for poly-dimethyl-siloxanebased silicone elastomers 2019-24, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.4 Market for poly-dimethyl-siloxanebased silicone elastomers, CAGR 2014-19, 2019-24 and
  • 4.5 Market for poly-vinyl-methylsiloxane- based silicone elastomers 2014-19, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.6 Market for poly-vinyl-methylsiloxane- based silicone elastomers 2019-24, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.7 Market for poly-vinyl-methylsiloxane- based silicone elastomers, CAGR 2014-19, 2019-24 and
  • 4.8 Market for poly-phenyl-methylsiloxane- based silicone elastomers 2014-19, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.9 Market for poly-phenyl-methylsiloxane- based silicone elastomers 2019-24, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.10 Market for poly-phenyl-methylsiloxane- based silicone elastomers, CAGR 2014-19, 2019-24 and
  • 4.11 Market for poly-phenyl-vinyl-methylsiloxane- based silicone elastomers 2014-19, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.12 Market for poly-phenyl-vinyl-methylsiloxane- based silicone elastomers 2019-24, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.13 Market for poly-phenyl-vinyl-methylsiloxane- based silicone elastomers, CAGR 2014-19, 2019-24 and
  • 4.14 Market for poly-fluoro-vinyl-methylsiloxane- based silicone elastomers 2014-19, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.15 Market for poly-fluoro-vinyl-methylsiloxane- based silicone elastomers 2019-24, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.16 Market for poly-fluoro-vinyl-methylsiloxane- based silicone elastomers, CAGR 2014-19, 2019-24 and
  • 4.17 Market for other polysiloxane-based silicone elastomers 2014-19, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.18 Market for other polysiloxane-based silicone elastomers 2019-24, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.19 Market for other polysiloxane-based silicone elastomers CAGR 2014-19, 2019-24 and
  • 4.20 Silicone elastomer market by type and by region 2014, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.21 Silicone elastomer market by type and by region 2019, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.22 Silicone elastomer market by type and by region 2024, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.23 Silicone elastomer market by type and by region, CAGR 2014-19, 2019-24 and
  • 4.24 Types of silicone elastomers classified by their processing methods 39
  • 4.25 Silicone elastomer market by process 2014-19, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.26 Silicone elastomer market by process 2019-24, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.27 Silicone elastomer market by process, CAGR 2014-19, 2019-24 and
  • 4.28 Preparation of silicone elastomer/ fumed silica blend for LIM - Part 1
  • 4.29 Preparation of silicon elastomer/ fumed silica blend for LIM - Part 2
  • 4.30 Recommended silicone elastomer vulcanisation system
  • 4.31 Major global suppliers of fumed silica for silicone elastomers
  • 4.32 Silicone elastomer market by process and by region 2014, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.33 Silicone elastomer market by process and by region 2019, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 4.34 Silicone elastomer market by process and by region 2024, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 5.1 Silicone elastomer market by end use 2014-19, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 5.2 Silicone elastomer market by end use 2019-24, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 5.3 Silicone elastomer market by end use, CAGR 2014-19, 2019-24 and
  • 5.4 Examples of current applications for silicone elastomers
  • 5.5 Elastomers used in the production of hoses for automotive end uses
  • 5.6 Benefits of silicone elastomers for the production of automotive turbocharger hoses
  • 5.7 Benefits of silicone elastomers for battery-driven vehicles 5.8 Benefits of silicone elastomers for battery component encapsulation
  • 5.9 Benefits of silicone elastomers for the production of automotive gaskets and seals
  • 5.10 Benefits of silicone elastomers for the production of exhaust pipe hangers and vibration dampers
  • 5.11 Benefits of silicone elastomers for the production of ignition cables and spark plug hoods
  • 5.12 Benefits of silicone elastomers for the production of engine mounts
  • 5.13 Benefits of silicone elastomers for the production of LED lens
  • 5.14 Benefits of silicone elastomers for the production of airbags
  • 5.15 Benefits of silicone elastomers for the production of automotive interior bonding systems
  • 5.16 Benefits of silicone elastomers for the production of automotive connectors, cable seals and cavity plugs
  • 5.17 Benefits of silicone elastomers in their use in aerospace applications
  • 5.18 Benefits of silicone elastomers in their use in aircraft fuel systems
  • 5.19 Benefits of silicone elastomers in their use in military ground-support equipment applications
  • 5.20 Benefits of silicone elastomers in their use in surge arresters in rail transport
  • 5.21 Benefits of silicone elastomers in their use in passenger coach construction
  • 5.22 Benefits of silicone elastomers in their use in cellular form in passenger coach construction
  • 5.23 Benefits of silicone elastomers in their use as marine keyboard controls and navigation devices
  • 5.24 Global market for silicone elastomers in transport (1) 2014, 2019 and
  • 5.25 Comparisons between MQ silicone elastomer and other optical transparent materials
  • 5.26 Benefits of silicone elastomers in their use in LED light applications
  • 5.27 Benefits of silicone elastomers in their use in encapsulation, potting and sealing
  • 5.28 Benefits of silicone elastomers in their use in wire and cable applications
  • 5.29 Global market for silicone elastomers in electrical and electronic end uses 2014, 2019 and
  • 5.30 Benefits of silicone elastomers in their use in structural silicone glazing applications
  • 5.31 Global market for silicone elastomers in building and construction end uses 2014, 2019 and
  • 5.32 Benefits of silicone elastomers in bodily implants
  • 5.33 Benefits of silicone elastomers in food processing transport applications
  • 5.34 Benefits of silicone elastomers in dental impression moulds
  • 5.35 Benefits of silicone elastomers in face masks and babies' teats
  • 5.36 Global market for silicone elastomers in medical and food and hygiene end uses 2014, 2019 and
  • 5.37 Benefits of silicone elastomers in oven seals
  • 5.38 Benefits of silicone elastomers in swimming goods
  • 5.39 Benefits of silicone elastomers in textile-coated leisure and sports gear
  • 5.40 Benefits of silicone elastomers in nuclear energy electricity generation
  • 5.41 Benefits of silicone elastomers in their use as oil and gas exploration cable and hose sheathing
  • 6.1 The market for silicone elastomers by geographical region 2014-19, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.2 The market for silicone elastomers by geographical region 2019-24, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.3 Silicone elastomer market by region, CAGR 2014-19, 2019-24 and
  • 6.4 European silicone elastomers market by type, 2014, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.5 European silicone elastomers market by type, 2019, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.6 European silicone elastomers market by type, 2024, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.7 European silicone elastomers market by process, 2014, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.8 European silicone elastomers market by process, 2019, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.9 European silicone elastomers market by process, 2024, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.10 European silicone elastomers market by end use, 2014, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.11 European silicone elastomers market by end use, 2019, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.12 European silicone elastomers market by end use, 2024, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.13 European silicone elastomers market by country, 2014-19, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.14 European silicone elastomers market by country, 2019-24, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.15 European silicone elastomers market, CAGR 2014-19, 2019-24 and
  • 6.16 North American silicone elastomers market by type, 2014, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.17 North American silicone elastomers market by type, 2019, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.18 North American silicone elastomers market by type, 2024, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.19 North American silicone elastomers market by process, 2014, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.20 North American silicone elastomers market by process, 2019, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.21 North American silicone elastomers market by process, 2024, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.22 North American silicone elastomers market by end use, 2014, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.23 North American silicone elastomers market by end use, 2019, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.24 North American silicone elastomers market by end use, 2024, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.25 North American silicone elastomers market by country, 2014-19, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.26 North American silicone elastomers market by country, 2019-24, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.27 North American silicone elastomers market, CAGR 2014-19, 2019-24 and
  • 6.28 Central & South American silicone elastomers market by type, 2014, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.29 Central & South American silicone elastomers market by type, 2019, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.30 Central & South American silicone elastomers market by type, 2024, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.31 Central & South American silicone elastomers market by process, 2014, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.32 Central & South American silicone elastomers market by process, 2019, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.33 Central & South American silicone elastomers market by process, 2024, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.34 Central & South American silicone elastomers market by end use, 2014, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.35 Central & South American silicone elastomers market by end use, 2019, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.36 Central & South American silicone elastomers market by end use, 2024, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.37 Central & South American silicone elastomers market by country, 2014-19, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.38 Central & South American silicone elastomers market by country, 2019-24, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.39 Central & South American silicone elastomers market, CAGR 2014-19, 2019-24 and
  • 6.40 Asian/Pacific silicone elastomers market by type, 2014, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.41 Asian/Pacific silicone elastomers market by type, 2019, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.42 Asian/Pacific silicone elastomers market by type, 2024, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.43 Asian/Pacific silicone elastomers market by process, 2014, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.44 Asian/Pacific silicone elastomers market by process, 2019, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.45 Asian/Pacific silicone elastomers market by process, 2024, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.46 Asian/Pacific silicone elastomers market by end use, 2014, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.47 Asian/Pacific silicone elastomers market by end use, 2019, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.48 Asian/Pacific silicone elastomers market by end use, 2024, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.49 Asian/Pacific silicone elastomers market by country, 2014-19, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.50 Asian/Pacific silicone elastomers market by country, 2019-24, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.51 Asian/Pacific silicone elastomers market, CAGR 2014-19, 2019-24 and
  • 6.52 Rest of world silicone elastomers market by type, 2014, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.53 Rest of world silicone elastomers market by type, 2019, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.54 Rest of world silicone elastomers market by type, 2024, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.55 Rest of world silicone elastomers market by process, 2014, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.56 Rest of world silicone elastomers market by process, 2019, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.57 Rest of world silicone elastomers market by process, 2024, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.58 Rest of world silicone elastomers market by end use, 2014, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.59 Rest of world silicone elastomers market by end use, 2019, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.60 Rest of world silicone elastomers market by end use, 2024, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.61 Rest of world silicone elastomers market by country, 2014-19, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.62 Rest of world silicone elastomers market by country, 2019-24, by volume ('000 tonnes)
  • 6.63 Rest of world silicone elastomers market, CAGR 2014-19, 2019-24 and
  • 7.1 World's major producers of silicones and their estimated market percentage (%) 2018
  • 7.2 Major siloxane producers in China
  • 7.3 Principal global producers of silicone elastomers
  • 7.4 Selected compounders of silicone elastomers
  • 7.5 Value chain for silicone elastomers

List of figures

  • E.1 The market for silicone elastomers by type 2014, by volume (%)
  • E.2 The market for silicone elastomers by type 2019, by volume (%)
  • E.3 The market for silicone elastomers by type 2024, by volume (%)
  • E.4 The market for silicone elastomers by process 2014, by volume (%)
  • E.5 The market for silicone elastomers by process 2019, by volume (%)
  • E.6 The market for silicone elastomers by process 2024, by volume (%)
  • E.7 The market for silicone elastomers by end use 2014, by volume (%)
  • E.8 The market for silicone elastomers by end use 2019, by volume (%)
  • E.9 The market for silicone elastomers by end use 2024, by volume (%)
  • E.10 The market for silicone elastomers by geographical region 2014, by volume (%)
  • E.11 The market for silicone elastomers by geographical region 2019, by volume (%)
  • E.12 The market for silicone elastomers by geographical region 2024, by volume (%)
  • E.13 The European market for silicone elastomers 2014, by volume (%)
  • E.14 The European market for silicone elastomers 2019, by volume (%)
  • E.15 The European market for silicone elastomers 2024, by volume (%)
  • E.16 The North American market for silicone elastomers 2014, by volume (%)
  • E.17 The North American market for silicone elastomers 2019, by volume (%)
  • E.18 The North American market for silicone elastomers 2024, by volume (%)
  • E.19 The Central & South American market for silicone elastomers 2014, by volume (%)
  • E.20 The Central & South American market for silicone elastomers 2019, by volume (%)
  • E.21 The Central & South American market for silicone elastomers 2024, by volume (%) E.22 The Asian/Pacific market for silicone elastomers 2014, by volume (%)
  • E.23 The Asian/Pacific market for silicone elastomers 2019, by volume (%)
  • E.24 The Asian/Pacific market for silicone elastomers 2024, by volume (%)
  • E.25 The rest of the world market for silicone elastomers 2014, by volume (%)
  • E.26 The rest of the world market for silicone elastomers 2019, by volume (%)
  • E.27 The rest of the world market for silicone elastomers 2024, by volume (%)
  • 4.1 The market for silicone elastomers by type 2014, by volume (%)
  • 4.2 The market for silicone elastomers by type 2019, by volume (%)
  • 4.3 The market for silicone elastomers by type 2024, by volume (%)
  • 4.4 The market for silicone elastomers by process 2014, by volume (%)
  • 4.5 The market for silicone elastomers by process 2019, by volume (%)
  • 4.6 The market for silicone elastomers by process 2024, by volume (%)
  • 5.1 Silicone elastomer market by end use 2014, by volume (%)
  • 5.2 Silicone elastomer market by end use 2019, by volume (%)
  • 5.3 Silicone elastomer market by end use 2024, by volume (%)
  • 6.1 The market for silicone elastomers by geographical region 2014, by volume (%)
  • 6.2 The market for silicone elastomers by geographical region 2019, by volume (%)
  • 6.3 The market for silicone elastomers by geographical region 2024, by volume (%)
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