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Hard & Superhard Materials 2018

Hard and Superhard Materials 2010

Hard & Superhard Materials - World Markets, End-Users & Competition: 2018 Analysis & Forecasts

This report analyzes the world market for hard and superhard materials by total consumption value, demand trends, end-user markets and applications. Each product section contains detailed breakdowns including supplier sales and market share, consumption value and volume by region/product type, demand by application. Market trends and forecasts are provided for the years 2012-2018.

Published: February 2018. Over 125 pages. Over 100 tables and charts.

Detailed Report Contents

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Scope of Coverage

Scope of Coverage

Introduction

  • Study Objectives
  • Methodology & Sources
  • Statistical Notes

Product Types

Industrial Diamonds
  • Natural
  • Synthetic
Industrial Diamond Forms
  • Powder
  • Grit
  • Bort
  • PCD
  • CVD
  • Single Crystal
Boron Nitride
  • cBN
  • PcBN
Ceramics
  • Silicon Carbide (black, green, others.)
  • Aluminum Oxides (white, brown, doped, others)
  • Other Aluminas
  • Boron Carbide
  • Cermets
  • Silicon Nitride
  • Composites
Cemented Carbides
  • Tungsten Raw Materials
  • Alloy Materials
  • Preforms
  • Other
Tool Steels
  • High-Speed Steel
  • Hot-work
  • Cold-work
  • Shock-Resistant
  • Mold Steels
  • Special-Purpose

Applications Covered

  • Abrasives
  • Coatings
  • Cutting Tools
  • General Medical
  • Precision Parts
  • Refractory Parts
  • Sensors
  • Semiconductor Fabrication
  • Subsystem Components
  • Thermal
  • Wear Parts
  • Other

End-User Industries Covered

  • Aerospace
  • Alternative Energy
  • Automotive
  • Chemical Processing
  • Communications
  • Construction
  • Defense/Military
  • Die & Mold
  • Electronic/Optoelectronic
  • General Machining
  • Medical/Research
  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Paper & Pulp Industry
  • Power Generation
  • Railroads
  • Shipbuilding
  • Other

Geographic Coverage

Each market is specifically broken down by each of the following geographic regions:

  • China
  • United States
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Italy
  • France
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom
  • Brazil
  • Russia
  • CIS
  • India
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Other EU
  • Other NAFTA
  • Other Europe
  • Other Asia/Pacific
  • Other Latin America
  • Rest of World

Timeframe

  • 2012 base year
  • 2013 Estimated
  • Forecasts: 2014-2018

Section One: Industry Overview

Section One: Industry Overview

Technology Overview

General Technology Trends
  • Product Definitions
  • Materials Synthesis
  • High-Pressure Experiments
  • Thin-Film Coatings
  • CVD
  • PCD
General Industry Trends

Section Two: Industrial Diamonds

Section Two: Industrial Diamonds

  • Total World Demand
    • Regional Breakdown
    • High-Growth Markets
    • Market Drivers

World Market by Type

  • Natural Diamond
  • Synthetic Diamond
  • CVD Diamond (Chemical Vapor Deposition)
  • PCD (Polycrystalline Diamond)
  • Single Crystal Diamond
  • Bort
  • Grit/Microgrit
  • Powder
  • Stone

Market Factors

  • World Market by End-User
  • World Market by Application
  • Pricing by Application Trends
  • US Producer Shipments
  • Distribution Channels (National, Regional, Local)
  • Distributor Markups
  • World Competitive Environment
  • Industry Trends and Forecasts
  • High-Growth Markets
  • Technology Trends
  • Five-Year Outlook

Section Three: CBN/PCBN

Section Three: CBN/PCBN

  • Total World Demand
    • Regional Breakdown
    • High-Growth Markets
    • Market Drivers

World Market by Type

  • Pricing Trends by Type
  • PcBN/cBN
  • Microgrit
  • Powder

Market Factors

  • World Market by End-User
  • World Market by Application
  • Pricing by Application Trends
  • US Producer Shipments
  • Distribution Channels (National, Regional, Local)
  • Distributor Markups
  • World Competitive Environment
  • Industry Trends and Forecasts
  • High-Growth Markets
  • Technology Trends
  • Five-Year Outlook

Section Four: Ceramics

Section Four: Ceramics

  • Total World Demand
    • Regional Breakdown
    • High-Growth Markets
    • Market Drivers

World Market by Type

  • Pricing Trends by Type
    • Aluminum Oxide
    • Silicon Carbide
    • Non-Oxides
    • Composites
    • Other

Market Factors

  • World Market by End-User
  • World Market by Application
  • Pricing by Application Trends
  • US Producer Shipments
  • Distribution Channels (National, Regional, Local)
  • Distributor Markups
  • World Competitive Environment
  • Industry Trends and Forecasts
  • High-Growth Markets
  • Technology Trends
  • Five-Year Outlook

Section Five: Cemented Carbides

Section Five: Cemented Carbides

  • Total World Demand
    • Regional Breakdown
    • High-Growth Markets
    • Market Drivers

World Market by Type

  • Pricing Trends by Type
    • Powders
    • Preforms
    • Alloys

Market Factors

  • World Market by End-User
  • World Market by Application
  • Pricing by Application Trends
  • US Producer Shipments
  • Distribution Channels (National, Regional, Local)
  • Distributor Markups
  • World Competitive Environment
  • Industry Trends and Forecasts
  • High-Growth Markets
  • Technology Trends
  • Five-Year Outlook

Section Six: Tool Steels

Section Six: Tool Steels

  • Total World Demand
    • Regional Breakdown
    • High-Growth Markets
    • Market Drivers

World Market by Type

  • Pricing Trends by Type
    • High-Speed Steels
    • Hot Work Tool Steels
    • Cold-Work
    • Special Purpose

Market Factors

  • World Market by End-User
  • World Market by Application
  • Pricing by Application Trends
  • US Producer Shipments
  • Distribution Channels (National, Regional, Local)
  • Distributor Markups
  • World Competitive Environment
  • Industry Trends and Forecasts
  • High-Growth Markets
  • Technology Trends
  • Five-Year Outlook

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