Indexable Inserts 2012

Indexable Inserts Report

Indexable Inserts - World Markets, Applications & Competition: 2012-2017

This report focuses on the global market for indexable inserts which represents the majority of demand within the cutting tool industry. The report analyzes markets by total consumption value, demand trends, end-user markets, workpiece material, and competition. Products covered include: milling, turning and drilling tools. Grades include carbide, ceramic, cermet, cBN/PcBN, diamond and steel. Products are analyzed by country and end-use markets. Also presented are inserts by design trends such as geometry and coatings. Market trends and forecasts are provided for the years 2012-2017 with historical data from 2007. The report is presented in two volumes including an overview of the global cutting tools industry and inserts by product type.

Published: August 2012. Over 150 pages. Over 125 tables and charts.

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Detailed Report Contents

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Scope of Coverage

Scope of Coverage

Introduction

  • Study Objectives
  • Methodology & Sources
  • Statistical Notes

Insert Grades Covered

  • Cemented (Tungsten) Carbides
  • Micrograin Carbide
  • Cermets
  • Ceramics
  • cBN/PcBN
  • Diamond Tools

Applications

  • Turning — ISO Turning, Parting
  • Milling — Facing, Slotting/Slitting,
  • Boring, Plunging, Contouring
  • Profiling
  • Threading
  • Drilling — Standard Depth, Deep Hole
  • Grooving
  • Hobbing
  • Tapping
  • Sawing
  • Micromachining
  • Specialty Applications
  • Heavy Duty
  • Roughing
  • Finishing

End-User Industries

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Chemical Processing
  • Communications
  • Construction
  • Defense/Military
  • Electronic
  • General Machining
  • Medical/Research
  • Oil & Gas
  • Paper & Pulp Industry
  • Power Generation

Workpiece Materials

  • Cast Irons
  • Aluminum
  • Carbon Steels
  • Stainless Steels
  • High-Temperature/Super Alloys
  • Hardened Materials
  • Non-Ferrous Metals

Coatings

  • Uncoated
  • TiN
  • TiCN
  • TiAlN
  • AlTiN
  • Al2O3
  • CrN
  • ZrN
  • Diamond / DLC

Geometries

  • Circular
  • Diamond
  • Triangle
  • Trigon
  • Square
  • Rectangular
  • Rhombic/Parallelogram
  • Pentagon
  • Hex
  • Octagon
  • Ball Nose Mill
  • Radius Tip
  • Chamfer Tip
  • Dogbone

Geographic Coverage

The global insert market is broken down by each of the following regional markets:

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

Timeframe

  • 2011 base year
  • Historical years: 2007-2011
  • Forecast years: 2012-2017

Section One: Technology Overview

Section One: Technology Overview

  • General Insert Definitions
  • General Terminology: ANSI, grade, insert...more
  • Geometries
  • Coatings
  • Milling, Turning and Drilling Tools by Type
  • Micromachining Tools

Insert Selection & Design

  • Application Definition
  • Specifications: Grade, Angle, Thickness, Features
  • ANSI versus ISO classification systems
  • Insert geometry significance
  • Characteristics by geometry
  • Use of chipbreakers
  • Workpiece Material Evaluation

Developments in Insert Grades

  • Trends in General Materials Science
  • Sintered Tools
  • Brazed Tools
  • Insert Technology Overview
  • Insert Geometry Refinements

Advances in Machining

  • Developments in Machine Tool Design
  • Insert versus Machine Tool Development
  • Impact of Advances in Insert Grade
  • Adjusting to Ceramic versus Carbide Tooling
  • Impacts of Advances in Workpiece Material
  • Quick-Change Tooling
  • Multitasking Lathes
  • Modular Tooling
  • High-Speed Machining (HSM)
  • Coolant Based Machining
  • Dry Machining & Environmental Impact
  • Hard Turning
  • Powder Metallurgy
  • Micromachining
  • Swiss Machining

Impact of Coatings On Manufacturing

  • Ceramic Coatings
  • TiN, TiCN, TiC, TiCN, TiAlN
  • Diamond Coatings
  • Advances in Coatings Technology
  • TiAL Black and gold developments
  • Diamond-like-carbon (DLC) Developments
  • Nanostructured Material Coatings
  • Impact on Tooling and Productivity
  • Coatings Processes
  • CVD (Chemical Vapor Deposition)
  • PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition)
  • Developments in Coatings Technology

Technology Outlook

  • Insert Technology on the Horizon
  • Advances in Insert Design and Application
  • Advances in Materials Science
  • Nanostructured Materials
  • Ultrafine Grain (Micrograin) Carbides
  • Ceramics
  • Material Advances Increase Efficiency
  • Increasing Productivity with New Designs

Global Technological Environment

  • International Standards
  • ANSI Standards
  • ISO (International Standards Organization)
  • JIS, AFNOR, BSI, DIN, UNI, SACS and CAM

Section Two: Market Overview

Section Two: Market Overview

Global Cutting Tools Market Trends

  • Cutting Tool versus Machine Tool Development
  • Cutting Tool Market by Type: Indexable versus Solid Tool Demand ($MM): 2012-2017
  • Trends in Solid versus Indexable Tooling

General Insert Market Trends

  • General Trends in Manufacturing
  • Trends in Machine Tool Productivity Designs
  • Impacts of Just-In-Time Practices
  • Economics of Machining
  • Economics of High-Speed Machining (HSM)
  • Advantages of HSM for aerospace, die/mold making
  • Economic Benefits of Dry Machining
  • Micromachined Tools
  • Advances and Market Growth in Small-Part Machining
  • Custom Tool Market
  • Impacts of Advances in Workpiece Material
  • Productivity and Manufacturing Research
  • Super Alloys
  • Waste Removal
  • Coolant Use and Disposal
  • Relevant Legislation
  • Work Environment
  • End-User Strategies in Reducing Cost
  • Offsetting Increasing Labor Costs
  • Trends by Region
  • End-User Trends by Workpiece Material
  • End-User Selection Criteria
  • Automotive Industry Increases Use of Aluminum
  • Aerospace Industry and Hardened Materials
  • Manufacturing Trends
  • Cutting Tool Grade Trends
  • Nanostructured Materials Coatings

Distribution Channels

  • International
  • National
  • Regional
  • Local
  • Distributor Markups (%)
  • Discounting Percentages by Volume
  • Other factors affecting discounts: supply agreements, regional coverage

Competitive Environment

  • Supplier Sales and Market Shares ($MM)
  • Producer marketing strategies
  • Competitive Market Factors (e.g., pricing, product development...)
  • Marketing Strategies

General Conclusions

  • Factors affecting future demand
  • Pricing changes
  • High-growth Markets ($MM): 2012-2017

List of Tables

  • Global Demand ($MM) for Cutting Tools by Region: 2012-2017
  • Global Demand ($MM) for Cutting Tools by Product Type: Milling, Turning, Drilling & Other: 2012-2017
  • Global Demand ($MM) for Machine Tools by Region and Type: 2012-2017
  • Global Demand ($MM) for Inserts by Region: 2012-2017
  • Producer Shipments by Distribution Channel ($MM): 2012-2017
  • Global Demand ($MM) by Workpiece Material: 2012-2017
  • Global Demand ($MM) by Grade: 2012-2017
  • Global Demand ($MM) for Indexable Inserts by Geometry: 2012-2017
  • Global Demand ($MM) for Indexable Inserts by End-User: 2012-2017
  • Global Demand ($MM) by Application: 2012-2017
  • Global Demand ($MM) by Attachment Type (Screw-on/No Hole): 2012-2017
  • Global Demand ($MM) for Coatings by Type: 2012-2017
  • Global Demand ($MM) by Coated versus Uncoated Inserts: 2012-2017
  • Global Demand ($MM) for Indexable Inserts by Coating Type: 2012-2017
  • Global Demand ($MM) for Micromachined Tools: 2012-2017

Section Three: Carbide Inserts

Section Three: Carbide Inserts

Global Industry General

  • General Trends & Total Demand by Type
  • Factors Affecting Demand by Region
  • Growth Levels by Region, Grade and End-User Industry
  • Key Sectors
  • Ceramic coated
  • CBN/PCBN
  • Diamond coated

Competitve Environment

  • Key Producers by Industry

Future Outlook

  • Future Outlook ($MM): 2012-2017

List of Tables

  • World Value of Carbide Insert Consumption by Type ($MM): 2012-2017
  • World Market for Coated versus Uncoated Carbide Tools by Type ($MM): 2012-2017
  • World Value of Carbide Insert Consumption by Workpiece Material ($MM): 2012-2017
  • Global Carbide Insert Demand & Pricing by Region ($MM): 2012-2017
  • Global Carbide Insert Demand by Geometry ($MM): 2012-2017
  • Global Carbide Insert Demand by End-User ($MM): 2012-2017
  • World Value of Carbide Insert Consumption by Application ($MM): 2012-2017

Section Four: Ceramic Inserts

Section Four: Ceramic Inserts

Global Industry General

  • General Trends & Total Demand by Type
  • Factors Affecting Insert Demand by Region
  • Solid versus indexable Ceramic Tools
  • Growth Levels
  • Key Sectors

Tool Types

  • Alumina
  • SiC (silicon carbide)
  • SiN (silicon nitride)
  • SiC Whisker Reinforced Tools
  • CMC (ceramic matrix composites)
  • Special machining considerations
  • Raw SiC Fiber Materials Cost

Competitve Environment

  • Key Producers by Industry

Future Outlook

  • Future Outlook ($MM): 2012-2017

List of Tables

  • Global Ceramic Insert Demand & Pricing by Region ($MM): 2012-2017
  • Global Ceramic Insert Demand by Type ($MM): 2012-2017
  • Global Carbide Insert Demand by Geometry ($MM): 2012-2017
  • World Value of Ceramic Insert Consumption by Workpiece Material ($MM): 2012-2017
  • World Value of Ceramic Insert Consumption by Application ($MM): 2012-2017
  • Global Ceramic Insert Demand by End-User ($MM): 2012-2017
  • Global SiC Reinforced Ceramic Insert Demand by Region ($MM): 2012-2017
  • Global SiC Reinforced Ceramic Insert Pricing by Region ($MM): 2012-2017
  • Value of SiC Reinforced Ceramic Insert Demand by Workpiece Material ($MM): 2012-2017
  • Global SiC Reinforced Ceramic Insert Demand by End-User ($MM): 2012-2017

Section Five: cBN/PcBN Inserts

Section Five: cBN/PcBN Inserts

Global Industry General

  • General Trends & Total Demand by Type
  • Factors Affecting Insert Demand by Region
  • Growth Levels
  • Key Sectors
  • Savings in machining
  • High-speed machining

Competitve Environment

  • Key Producers by Industry

Future Outlook

  • Future Outlook ($MM): 2012-2017

List of Tables

  • Global CBN/PCBN Insert Demand & Pricing by Region ($MM): 2012-2017
  • World Value of CBN/PCBN Insert Consumption by Type ($MM): 2012-2017
  • Global CBN/PCBN Insert Demand by Geometry ($MM): 2012-2017
  • World Value of CBN/PCBN Insert Consumption by Workpiece Material ($MM): 2012-2017
  • Global CBN/PCBN Insert Demand by End-User ($MM): 2012-2017
  • World Value of CBN/PCBN Insert Consumption by Application ($MM): 2012-2017

Section Six: Diamond Inserts

Section Six: Diamond Inserts

Global Industry General

  • General Trends & Total Demand by Type
  • Factors Affecting Insert Demand by Region
  • Growth Levels
  • Key Sectors
  • Savings in machining
  • High-speed machining

Competitve Environment

  • Key Producers by Industry

Future Outlook

  • Future Outlook ($MM): 2012-2017

List of Tables

  • Global Diamond Insert Demand & Pricing by Region ($MM): 2012-2017
  • World Value of Diamond Insert Consumption by Type ($MM): 2012-2017
  • Global Diamond Insert Demand by Geometry ($MM): 2012-2017
  • World Value of Diamond Insert Consumption by Workpiece Material ($MM): 2012-2017
  • Global Diamond Insert Demand by End-User ($MM): 2012-2017
  • World Value of Diamond Insert Consumption by Application ($MM): 2012-2017