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Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide - Global Strategic Business Report Product Image

Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 338568
  • September 2014
  • Region: Global
  • 141 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Ceradyne, Inc.
  • Compagnie de Saint-Gobain
  • Element Six
  • MORE

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide in Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Boron Nitride, and Boron Carbide. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 34 companies including many key and niche players.

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Ceradyne, Inc.
  • Compagnie de Saint-Gobain
  • Element Six
  • MORE

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Boron Nitride
Boron Carbide

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW
Prelude
Reviving Economy Signals Optimistic Outlook
Table 1: World Real GDP Growth by Country (2012-2015) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Current State of the Manufacturing Industry: Vital for Market Growth
CBN: Increasing Use as Diamond Substitute
Growing Demand for Super Abrasives Fuelling CBN Market
Material Attributes Foster CBN & PCBN Applications
Table 2: Comparative Analysis of Filler Properties (BN, Al2O3, AlN, Fused SiO2)
CBN Abrasives to Climb Growth Ladder as Grinding Usage Soars
Developments in CBN Grinding
High Speed Grinding (HSG)
Continuous Path Controlled (CPC) Grinding
CBN and Diamond Replace Aluminum Oxide Tools
Table 3: Knoop Hardness of Tooling Materials such as Diamond, Cubic Boron Nitride, Vanadium Carbide, Silicon Carbide, Aluminum Oxide, Tungsten Carbide, Hard Steel HRC 65 and Soft Steel HRB 85 - (In x 103) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
CBN Films Market: An Overview
Metal Cutting Tools: A Key End-Use Market
Automotive Industry - A Key Growth Area
Table 4: World Passenger Car Production by Geographic Region/Country (2010, 2014 & 2018) (in ‘000 Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5: World Commercial Vehicles Production by Geographic Region/Country (2010-2018) (in ‘000 units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Boron Nitride Nanotubes Vs Carbon Nanotubes
Boron Nitride Injects Fresh Optimism into Cancer Treatment
Opportunities for Boron Nitride in Electronic Components Market
Table 6: Global Market for Electronic Components (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Application Area
Personal Computer, Telecommunication, Consumer, Automotive, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Graphene-Boron Nitride Suturing Ushers in Breakthrough Technology for Electronics
Boron Nitride in Cosmetic Products
Boron Nitride Nanocage - A High Performance Filter
New Boron Carbide Production Method Aims to Lower Production Costs
Boron Carbide Dazzles on the Pyrotechnics Landscape
Pyrolytic Boron Nitride Replacing Quartz Crystal
Newer Applications of BN Coatings
Comparative Analysis of Types of BN Coatings Based on Various Parameters
BN Powder Widely Applied as an Additive
Global Boron Reserves, Production & Demand - An Overview
Table 7: Boron Reserves in Major Countries Worldwide (As of 2013) (In ‘000 Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8: World Boron Production (All Forms): Breakdown by Major Producing Countries for 2012 and 2013 (in ‘000 Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9: World Boron Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption by End-Use Market (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10: World Boron Nitride Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Boron Nitride Powder Consumption Volume by Application Area (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW
Boron: An Introduction
Boron Nitride
Product Description
Features
Production Process
End Use Applications
Cubic Boron Nitride
Product Description
Properties
Applications
Investment Costs
Alternatives and Combinations
The ‘Plasticky’ Generation
Product Segments
Table 11: Materials Recommended for Cutting with Cubic Boron Nitride (CBN)
Hexagonal Boron Nitride
Table 12: Comparative Analysis of Ceramics used in Electronics based on Various Parameters
Hot-Pressed Boron Nitride
Features
Applications
Wurtzite Boron Nitride
Pyrolytic Boron Nitride
Comparative Analysis of Hexagonal BN and Cubic BN
Boron Carbide
Product Description
Properties
Production Process
Features
Applications
Table 13: Service Life of Nozzles Made using Different Materials (In hours)
Ceramics
Other Applications
Boron Carbide Nanoparticles Offer Multi-Pronged Benefits
Boron Based Materials
Features of Boron Based Ceramics
Process of Borodizing

3. TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENTS - A GLANCE AT PAST INNOVATIONS
Simplified Process Developed for h-BN Production
New Process Improves Relative Density & Ballistic Performance of Boron Carbide Armor
CBN Films for Advanced Machining
Mass Selected Ion Beam Deposition
New Technique Increases Yield of Nanotubes
BN Films Over Carbon Fibers
Spherical Boron Nitride - Better Composite Materials
New Boron Nitride Processing Technique
BN Nanotubes Strengthen Coatings
New Process Optimizes CBN Film Synthesis
New Compound to Replace CBN

4. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS
BNNT, LLC Unveils Boron Nitride Nanotubes
Stanford Advanced Materials Introduces PBN
American National Carbide Launches CBN Inserts
Saint-Gobain Adds Tinted Coatings to Green Combat® Coating
Momentive Performance Materials Launches CoolFX™ Hybrid Fillers
Graphene Laboratories Expands Product line with TMDs and Boron Nitride
EMD Chemicals Launches Boron Nitride Functional Fillers
Saint-Gobain Launches Combat® AX15 Boron Nitride
Kennametal Introduces KB1630 & KB5625 PCBN Grades
Sumitomo Electric Carbide Introduces BN2000 CBN Grade
Nevada Thermal Spray Includes Boron Carbide in Product Line
Aremco Products Unveils Pyro-Paint™ 634-BN Boron Nitride Coating

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY
Momentive Performance Materials Collaborates with SpecialChem
BNNT Commences Construction of Fibril Boron Nitride Nanotubes Factory
University of Nottingham Purchases Veeco Instruments’ GENxplor™ R&D MBE systems (UK)
Saint-Gobain Develops CarboTherm for Thermoplastic Polymers
3M Acquires Ceradyne
Merck Inks Agreement with ESK Ceramics to Market Boroneige Functional Fillers
Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials Expands Application of CarboTherm Boron Nitride Thermal Management Powders
Caltech Consortium to Study Boron Carbide Ceramides for U.S. Army Applications

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
Compagnie de Saint-Gobain (France)
Ceradyne, Inc. (US)
Denki Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha (Japan)
Element Six (Luxembourg)
ESK Ceramics GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
H.C. Starck Gmbh & Co., KG (Germany)
Henan Huanghe Whirlwind Co., Ltd. (China)
Momentive (US)
Mudanjiang Jingangzuan Boron Carbide Co., Ltd (China)
Sandvik Hyperion (US)
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Showa Denko KK (Japan)
The ILJIN Diamond Co., Ltd (South Korea)
Tomei Diamond Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Washington Mills Electro Minerals Company (US)

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15: World Historic Review for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Boron Nitride by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18: World Historic Review for Boron Nitride by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for Boron Nitride by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Boron Carbide by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21: World Historic Review for Boron Carbide by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Boron Carbide by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES
A.Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Table 23: US Market for Boron Compounds (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume by Major End-Use Segments (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Product Introductions
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 24: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25: US Historic Review for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26: US 15-Year Perspective for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. JAPAN
A.Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 27: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Product Segment
Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28: Japanese Historic Review for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. EUROPE
A.Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 30: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Product Segment
Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31: European Historic Review for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32: European 15-Year Perspective for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. REST OF WORLD
A.Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
China: An Insight into Boron Carbide Market
Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 33: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34: Rest of World Historic Review for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets for Years 2006, 2014 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 34 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 37)
The United States (21)
Japan (5)
Europe (6)
- France (1)
- Germany (2)
- The United Kingdom (1)
- Rest of Europe (2)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (5)

- Compagnie de Saint-Gobain
- Ceradyne, Inc.
- Element Six
- ESK Ceramics GmbH & Co. KG
- H.C. Starck Gmbh & Co., KG

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