Monday, January 13, 2014

U.S. market for structural carbon materials to reach $3.1 billion by 2018

Ongoing technical innovations and cost reductions in structural carbon technologies are causing a shift in demand from mature markets such as defense and aerospace to emerging markets. Improvements in structure-property relationships of advanced carbon materials and breakthroughs in manufacturing processes are expected to lead to several novel applications for structural carbon technologies within the next five years.

BCC Research has published a study to provide a comprehensive understanding of advances in structural carbon materials manufacturing, their commercial applications, and worldwide markets. As per its report, Advanced Structural Carbon Products: Fibers, Foams & Composites, the U.S. market for structural carbon materials was worth $2.1 billion in 2012, and is expected to drop under $2 billion in 2013. The market is expected to reach $3.1 billion in 2018, and register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.8% between 2013 and 2018.

Use this report to:
  • Gain an overview of the market for advanced structural carbon products. For the purpose of this report, these materials are defined to include all types of carbon fibers, carbon foams, monolithic structural graphite, carbon-reinforced carbon composites, and certain graphene materials.
  • Learn about the major types of structural carbon materials, including key physical and chemical properties, raw materials, and manufacturing processes.
  • Understand the advances in structural carbon materials manufacturing and its effect on worldwide markets.
  • Evaluate current consumption and future demand for these materials in the United States and other major geographic markets.
  • Discuss the trends in technology and the impact of governmental regulations on the market.
  • Analyze market trends, with data from 2012, estimates for 2013, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2018. 

To order your copy of this report or to download the complimentary introduction chapter, click here.

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