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Global Technology Developments and Trends in High Performance Fibres (Technical Insights)

  • ID: 705732
  • September 2008
  • Region: Global
  • 85 Pages
  • Frost & Sullivan

This Frost & Sullivan research service titled Global Technology Developments and Trends in High-Performance Fibers reviews and analyzes the developments that have impacted or might impact high-performance fiber technology. The types of high-performance fibers being considered in this research service include carbon fibers, carbon precursor fibers, fluorocarbon fibers, fibers made from high-density polyethylene and melamine, meta-aramid fibers, para-aramid fibers, polybenzimidazole fibers, polyimide fibers, polylactide fibers, polyphenylene benzobisoxazole fibers, and polyphenylene sulfide fibers.

Technology Overview

Nanotechnology and Growth in Niche Markets Nurtures Innovation in High Performance Fibers

In recent years, high performance fibers are being increasingly utilized in an array of applications across various industry verticals. “Innovation within the industry is alive and well, with the larger corporations investing millions to come up with newer fibers, fabrics, and designs,” notes the analyst of this research service. “Industrial trends indicate that the huge investments are aimed at establishing new profitable niche markets.” READ MORE >

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1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

- Scope and Methodology

- - Scope
- - Methodology

- Key Research Findings

- - Overview of High-Performance Fibers
- - Research Highlights

2 HIGH-PERFORMANCE FIBERS--TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW

- Technology Primer

- - Introduction to High-Performance Fibers
- - Forms of High-Performance Fibers

- Types of High Performance Fibers and Its Applications

- - Carbon Fibers
- - Carbon Precursor Fibers
- - Fluorocarbon Fibers
- - High Density Polyethylene
- - Melamine
- - Meta-Aramid
- - Para-Aramid
- - Polybenzimidazole Fibers
- - Polyimide Fibers
- - Polylactide Fibers
- - Polyphenylene Benzobisoxazole Fibers
- - Polyphenylene Sulfide Fibers

3 ASSESSMENT OF INDUSTRY AND TECHNOLOGY

- Major Industry Players According to Applications

- - Protective and High-Tech Clothing
- - Transportation
- - Industrial Equipment and Construction
- - Sports and Recreational Equipment

- Industry Analysis

- - Industry Trends
- - Technology Drivers
- - Technology Challenges

4 ASSESSMENT OF RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

- Assessment of R&D in Corporations according to Applications

- - Protective and High-Tech Clothing
- - Transportation
- - Industrial Equipment and Construction
- - Sports and Recreational Equipment

- Assessment of R&D in Research Institutes and Universities

- - North America
- - Europe and Africa
- - Asia Pacific

5 PATENTS AND DATABASE OF KEY INDUSTRY PARTICIPANTS

- Patents

- - Noteworthy US Patents
- - Other Noteworthy Patents

- Database of Key Industry Participants

- - Corporations
- - Research Institutions and Universities

6 DECISION SUPPORT DATABASE

- Reference Database Tables

- - Military Expenditure (2002 to 2012)
- - Military Expenditure as Percentage of GDP (2002 to 2012)
- - Military R&D Expenditure (2002 to 2012)
- - Total Vehicle Production (2002 to 2012)
- - Vehicles in Operation (2002 to 2012)
- - Number of Fire Incidents--North America (2003 to 2013)

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